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The Art Directors Guild Tuesday announced nominations for its Excellence in Production Design Awards in movies, television, commercials and music videos, with “Bridge of Spies,” “Joy” and “The Revenant” among the films in contention.

The 20th annual ceremony will take place on Jan. 31 at the Beverly Hilton hotel, with comedian Owen Benjamin serving as host.



— “Bridge of Spies”

Production Designer: Adam Stockhausen

— “Crimson Peak”

Production Designer: Thomas E. Sanders

— “The Danish Girl”

Production Designer: Eve Stewart

— “The Revenant”

Production Designer: Jack Fisk

— “Trumbo”       Production Designer: Mark Ricker


— “Cinderella”       Production Designer: Dante Ferretti

— “Jurassic World”       Production Designer: Edward Verreaux

— “Mad Max: Fury Road”       Production Designer: Colin Gibson

— “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”       Production Designers: Rick Carter, Darren Gilford

— “Tomorrowland”       Production Designer: Scott Chambliss


— “Ex Machina”

Production Designer: Mark Digby

— “Joy”

Production Designer: Judy Becker

— “The Martian”

Production Designer: Arthur Max

— “Sicario”

Production Designer: Patrice Vermette

— “Spectre”

Production Designer: Dennis Gassner     TELEVISION CATEGORIES     ONE-HOUR PERIOD OR FANTASY SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES     — “Downton Abbey”: “A Moorland Holiday”         Production Designer: Donal Woods     — “Game of Thrones”: “High Sparrow,” “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken,” “Hardhome”         Production Designer: Deborah Riley     — “Gotham”: “Strike Force,” “Dammed If You Do…”         Production Designer: Richard Berg     — “The Knick”: “Ten Knots,” “The Best With The Best To Get The Best,” “Wonderful Surprises”         Production Designer: Howard Cummings     — “Mad Men”: “Person to Person”         Production Designer: Dan Bishop


— “Better Call Saul”: “Five-O,” “Rico,” “Marco”         Production Designer: Tony Fanning

— “Empire”: “Pilot”         Production Designer: Steve Saklad

— “Homeland”: “The Tradition of Hospitality,” “All About Allison,” “The Litvinov Ruse”         Production Designer: John D. Kretschmer

— “House of Cards: “Chapter 29,” “Chapter 36”         Production Designer: Steve Arnold

— “True Detective”: “The Western Book of the Dead,” “Night Finds You,” “Omega Station”

Production Designer: Alex DiGerlando


— “American Horror Story: Hotel: “Checking In”

Production Designer: Mark Worthington

— “Bessie”

Production Designer: Clark Hunter

— “Fargo”: “Waiting For Dutch,” “Before the Law,” “Fear and Trembling”

Production Designer: Warren Alan Young

— “Tut”: “Power,” “Betrayal,” “Destiny”

Production Designer: Michael Hanan

— “Wolf Hall”: “Three Card Trick”

Production Designer: Pat Campbell


— “The Last Man On Earth”: “Alive in Tucson,” “Is Anybody Out There?,” “Silent Night”

Production Designer: Bruce Robert Hill

— “The Muppets”: “The Ex-Factor,” “Pig’s in a Blanket”         Production Designer: Denise Pizzini

— “Silicon Valley”: “Sand Hill Shuffle,” “Homicide,” “Adult Content”

Production Designer: Richard Toyon

— “Transparent”: “Kina Hora,” “The Book of Life,” “Oscillate”

Production Designer: Cat Smith

— “Veep”: “Joint Session,” “Election Night”

Production Designer: James Gloster


— “2 Broke Girls”: “And the Escape Room,” “And the Maybe Baby,” “And the Coming Out Party”

Production Designer: Glenda Rovello

— “The Big Bang Theory”: “The Skywalker Incursion,” “The Mystery Date Observation,” “The Platonic Permutation”

Production Designer: John Shaffner

— “Clipped”: “Dreamers,” “Wi-Fi,” “World’s Rudest Barbershop”

Production Designer: Greg Grande

— “Mom”: “Mashed Potatoes and A Little Nitrous,” “Six Popes and Red Ferrari,” “Fun Girl Stuff and Eternal Salvation”

Production Designer: John Shaffner

— “Truth Be Told”: “Pilot,” “Big Black Coffee,” “Members Only”

Production Designer: Stephan Olson


— “67th Annual Emmy Awards”

Production Designers: Tamlyn Wright, Baz Halpin

— “The American Music Awards: 2015”

Production Designers: Joe Stewart, John Shaffner

— “The Oscars: 2015”

Production Designer: Derek McLane’

— “Saturday Night Live”: “40th Anniversary Special”

Production Designers: Keith Ian Raywood, Eugene Lee, Akira Yoshimura, N. Joseph DeTullio, Peter Baran

— “The Wiz Live”

Production Designer: Derek McLane

SHORT FORMAT: WEB SERIES, MUSIC VIDEO OR COMMERCIAL     — “American Horror Story: Hotel”: “Hallways”         Production Designer: Zach Mathews

— Apple Music: “The History of Sound”

Production Designer: Jess Gonchor

— “Duracell – Star Wars”: “Battle For Christmas Morning”

Production Designer: Tom Meyer

—  Madonna: “Ghosttown”

Production Designer: Emma Fairley

— Victoria’s Secret: “Rome”         Production Designer: Jeffrey Beecroft     VARIETY, REALITY OR COMPETITION SERIES (A TIE RESULTED IN SIX NOMINEES)     — “Conan”: “At Comic-Con”         Production Designer: Christopher Goumas     — “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”: “Halloween”         Production Designer: Scott Moses     — “Key & Peele”: “Ya’ll Ready For This?”, “The End”         Production Designer: Gary Kordan     — “Saturday Night Live”: “Tracey Morgan/Demi Lovato,” “Scarlett Johansson/Wiz Khalifa,” “Miley Cyrus”         Production Designers: Keith Ian Raywood, Eugene Lee, Akira Yoshimura, N. Joseph DeTullio     — “Top Chef”: “Stop the Presses”         Production Designer: James Pearse Connelly     — “The Voice Season 9”: “Blind Auditions Premiere,” “Battles Premiere,” “The Knockouts Premiere”

Production Designers: Anton Goss, James Pearse Connelly

As previously announced, Academy Award-winning director David O. Russell will receive the Guild’s Cinematic Imagery Award, and Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne will be the first to receive ADG’s newly created William Cameron Menzies Award for his work in championing classic motion pictures.

Four women — production designer Carmen Dillon, production designer and illustrator Dorothea Holt Redmond, production and costume designer Patricia Norris and art director and set designer Dianne Wager — will be inducted into the ADG Hall of Fame.

The ADG, established in 1937, represents 2,300 members who work throughout the United States, Canada and the rest of the world in film, television and theater as production designers; art directors; assistant art directors; scenic, title and graphic artists; illustrators and matte artists; set designers and model makers; and previs artists.

—City News Service

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