"The Shape of Water" received a leading 13 Academy Award nominations on Tuesday. Photo from FoxSearchlight/YouTube
“The Shape of Water” received a leading 13 Academy Award nominations on Tuesday. Photo from FoxSearchlight/YouTube

Production designers behind films including “Darkest Hour,” “Wonder Woman,” “The Shape of Water” and “Downsizing” are among those who will compete Saturday evening for top honors at the Art Directors Guild’s annual awards.

“Darkest Hour” and top Oscar nominee “The Shape of Water” are both nominated in the “period film” category, along with “Dunkirk,” “Murder on the Orient Express” and “The Post.”

“Wonder Woman” is up for the fantasy film honor, along with “Beauty and the Beast,” “Blade Runner 2049,” “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” and “War for the Planet of the Apes.”

Oscar best-picture hopefuls “Get Out,” “Lady Bird” and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” are up for the contemporary film honor, as are “Downsizing” and “Logan.”

The 22nd annual Excellence in Production Design Awards will be held at the Hollywood & Highland Center, with awards in motion picture picture, television and commercial categories.

This year’s ceremony will be the first to include a category for animated feature films.

The inaugural nominees in the category are production designers for “Cars 3,” “Coco,” “Despicable Me 3,” “The Lego Batman Movie” and “Loving Vincent.”

During the ceremony, the guild will present a series of special awards, including the Cinematic Imagery Award to eight-time Oscar nominee Kathleen Kennedy and the William Cameron Menzies Award to Disney’s Oscar- nominated animation filmmakers Ron Clements and John Musker.

Comedian Johnathan Fernandez will host the ceremony.

Here is a complete list of nominations:

PERIOD FILM

— “Darkest Hour,” Production Designer: Sarah Greenwood

— “Dunkirk,” Production Designer: Nathan Crowley

— “Murder on the Orient Express,” Production Designer: Jim Clay

— “The Post,” Production Designer: Rick Carter

— “The Shape of Water,” Production Designer: Paul Denham Austerberry

FANTASY FILM

— “Beauty and the Beast,” Production Designer: Sarah Greenwood

— “Blade Runner 2049,” Production Designer: Dennis Gassner

— “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” Production Designer: Rick Heinrichs

— “War for the Planet of the Apes,” Production Designer: James Chinlund

— “Wonder Woman,” Production Designer: Aline Bonetto

CONTEMPORARY FILM

— “Downsizing,” Production Designer: Stefania Cella

— “Get Out,” Production Designer: Rusty Smith

— “Lady Bird,” Production Designer: Chris Jones

— “Logan,” Production Designer: Francois Audouy

— “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” Production Designer: Inbal Weinberg

ANIMATED FILM

— “Cars 3,” Production Designers: William Cone, Jay Shuster

— “Coco,” Production Designer: Harley Jessup

— “Despicable Me 3,” Art Director: Olivier Adam

— “The Lego Batman Movie,” Production Designer: Grant Freckelton

— “Loving Vincent,” Production Designer: Matthew Button

TELEVISION:

One-Hour Period or Fantasy Single-Camera Series

— “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” Production Designer: Bo Welch

— “The Crown,” Production Designer: Martin Childs

— “Game of Thrones,” Production Designer: Deborah Riley

— “Mindhunter,” Production Designer: Steve Arnold

— “Stranger Things,” Production Designer: Chris Trujillo

One-Hour Contemporary Single-Camera Series

— “American Gods,” Production Designer: Patti Podesta

— “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Production Designer: Julie Berghoff

— “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Production Designer: Andrew Stearn

— “Mr. Robot,” Production Designer: Anastasia White

— “Twin Peaks,” Production Designer: Ruth De Jong

Television Movie or Limited Series

— “American Horror Story: Cult,” Production Designer: Jeff Mossa

— “Big Little Lies,” Production Designer: John Paino

— “Black Mirror,” Production Designer: Joel Collins

— “Fargo,” Production Designer: Elisabeth Williams

— “Feud: Bette and Joan,” Production Designer: Judy Becker

Half Hour Single-Camera Series

— “Future Man,” Production Designer: Jessica Kender

— “GLOW,” Production Designer: Todd Fjelsted

— “Master of None,” Production Designer: Amy Williams

— “Silicon Valley,” Production Designer: Richard Toyon

— “Veep,” Production Designer: Jim Gloster

Multi-Camera Series

— “9JKL,”  Production Designer: Stephan Olson

— “The Big Bang Theory,” Production Designer: John Shaffner

— “The Ranch,” Production Designer: John Shaffner

— “Superior Donuts,” Production Designer: Stephan Olson

— “Will & Grace,” Production Designer: Glenda Rovello

Short Format: Web Series, Music Video or Commercial

—  Apple, “Bulbs,” Production Designer: James Chinlund

— Chanel, “Gabrielle,” Production Designer: Shane Valentino

— Katy Perry, “Bon Appetit,” Production Designer: Natalie Groce

— Nike, “Equality,” Production Designer: Ruth De Jong

— Star Wars Battlefront II, “Rivalry / PS4,” Production Designer: Jason Edmonds

Variety or Competition Series/Awards or Event Special

— “Bill Nye Saves the World,” Production Designer: James Pearse Connelly

— “Golden Globe Awards,” Production Designer: Brian Stonestreet

— “Portlandia,” Production Designer: Schuyler Telleen

— “Saturday Night Live,” Production Designers: Keith Ian Raywood, Eugene Lee, Akira Yoshimura, N. Joseph DeTullio

— “Super Bowl Halftime Show Starring Lady Gaga,” Production Designer: Bruce Rodgers

—City News Service

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