“Dune,” “West Side Story” and “Licorice Pizza” were among the motion pictures adding to their award-season nominations Monday — garnering best feature film nods for the 26th annual Art Directors Guild’s Excellence in Production Design Awards.
Winners of the ADG Awards — which honor excellence in production design for theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos and animated feature films — will be announced during an in-person ceremony at the InterContinental Hotel Los Angeles Downtown on March 5. Last year’s were presented via live-stream.
Monday’s nomination announcements were made by the ADG’s president, Nelson Coates, and the guild’s awards producer.
“West Side Story” and “Licorice Pizza” took best-picture nominations in the Period Feature Film category, along with “The French Dispatch,” “Nightmare Alley” and “The Tragedy of Macbeth.”
“Dune” was joined for best picture in the Fantasy Feature Film category with “Cruella,” “Ghostbusters: Afterlife,” “The Green Knight” and “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.”
Nominees for best picture in the Contemporary Feature Film category were “Candyman,” “Don’t Look Up,” “In the Heights,” “The Lost Daughter” and “No Time to Die.”
During the March 5 presentation, “Dune” director Denis Villeneuve will receive the William Cameron Menzies Award, and director/screenwriter/producer Jane Campion (“The Power of the Dog”) will receive the Cinematic Imagery Award for work that has “consistently reflected the highest quality of production design.”