SOURCE: Art Directors Guild

February 18, 2007 02:49 ET

Art Directors Guild (ADG) Announces Winners of Its 2006 Excellence in Production Design Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 18, 2007 -- The Art Directors Guild (ADG) tonight announced winners of its Excellence in 2006 Production Design Awards in eight categories of film, television and commercials during black-tie ceremonies from the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. Honorary awards were presented to Production Designer Dean Tavoularis for Lifetime Achievement, and to Terry Gilliam for Outstanding Contribution to Cinematic Imagery. Art Directors Guild Chairman Thomas A. Walsh presided over the awards ceremony with Steven Weber, serving as host. Presenters for this year's awards included Academy Award® winner Warren Beatty, Academy Award® nominee Annette Bening, Sarah Wayne Callies ("Prison Break"), Charles Durning (Stephen King's "Desperation"), Annabeth Gish (Stephen King's "Desperation"), Golden Globe winner Katherine Helmond, Keegan-Michael Key ("MAD TV"), Catherine O'Hara ("For Your Consideration"), Goran Visnjic ("ER"), and Academy Award® winner Jon Voight.

WINNER OF EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A FEATURE FILM IN 2006:

Period Film:

CURSE OF THE GOLDEN FLOWER                PD:  HUO TINGXIAO

Fantasy Film:

PAN'S LABYRINTH                           PD:  EUGENIO CABALLERO

Contemporary Film:

CASINO ROYALE                             PD:  PETER LAMONT

WINNERS FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN IN TELEVISION FOR 2006:

Single Camera Television Series:

UGLY BETTY - "THE BOX AND THE BUNNY"      PD:  MARK WORTHINGTON

Multiple Camera Television Series:

MAD TV - EPISODE 1207                     PD:  JOHN SABATO

Television Movie or Mini-Series:

STEPHEN KING'S DESPERATION                PD:  PHILIP DAGORT

Awards Show, Variety or Music Special, or Documentary:

58TH ANNUAL EMMY AWARDS                   PD:  JOHN SHAFFNER & JOE STEWART

**WINNER FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A COMMERCIAL, PROMO OR PSA:

VICTORIA'S SECRET - "SEXY"                PD:  JEFFREY BEECROFT
During its ceremony tonight ADG inducted five additional legendary Production Designers into its Hall of Fame, bringing the roster to 17. The new inductees are Hilyard Brown, Henry Bumstead, Carroll Clark, Stephen Goosson and Harry Horner.

Sponsors of this year's ADG Awards included Below The Line, Daily Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, ICM, and United Talent Agency. Producers of the Guild's Awards Committee are Tom Wilkins and Scott Meehan. Tarin Wilson and her plan A Events Company produced this year's awards ceremony for ADG.

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