SOURCE: Art Directors Guild

January 18, 2007 10:00 ET

Art Directors Guild Announces Nominations for 2006 Film, TV and Commercial Awards; Ceremony to Take Place Feb 17

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 18, 2007 -- The Art Directors Guild (ADG) today announced nominations in eight categories of Production Design for motion pictures, television and commercials competing in ADG's 11th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards for 2006. Announcement of nominations was made today by ADG's Chairman Tom Walsh and Awards Chairs Tom Wilkins and Scott Meehan. Deadline for final voting by members of ADG is February 15. Black-tie ceremonies announcing winners will take place Saturday, February 17, from the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The event will be hosted by Steven Weber ("Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip").

As previously announced, ADG's Outstanding Contributions to Cinematic Imagery Award will go this year to writer/director and artist Terry Gilliam. Gilliam is renowned for his exceptional body of work which includes "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," "Jabberwocky," "The Meaning of Life," "Brazil," "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen," "The Fisher King," "Twelve Monkeys" and "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas." Academy Award®-winning Production Designer Dean Tavoularis, who won the Art Direction Oscar® for the 1974 film "The Godfather Part II," and is also a five-time Academy Award® nominee ("Tucker: The Man And His Dream," "Apocalypse Now," "Brink's Job" and "The Godfather, Parts II and III") will be presented the Guild's Lifetime Achievement honor. In addition, ADG will induct the following legendary Production Designers from the past into its Hall of Fame: Hilyard Brown, Henry Bumstead, Carroll Clark, Stephen Goosson and Harry Horner.

NOMINEES FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A FEATURE FILM IN 2006:
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Period Film
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CURSE OF THE GOLDEN FLOWER                         PD:  HUO TINGXIAO
DREAMGIRLS                                         PD:  JOHN MYHRE
FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS                               PD:  HENRY BUMSTEAD
THE GOOD SHEPHERD                                  PD:  JEANNINE OPPEWALL
THE PRESTIGE                                       PD:  NATHAN CROWLEY


Fantasy Film
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CHILDREN OF MEN                                    PD:  GEOFFREY KIRKLAND
PAN'S LABYRINTH                                    PD:  EUGENIO CABALLERO
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST         PD:  RICK HEINRICHS
SUPERMAN RETURNS                                   PD:  GUY HENDRIX DYAS
V FOR VENDETTA                                     PD:  OWEN PATERSON


Contemporary Film
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BABEL                                              PD:  BRIGETTE BROCH
CASINO ROYALE                                      PD:  PETER LAMONT
THE DA VINCI CODE                                  PD:  ALLAN CAMERON
THE DEPARTED                                       PD:  KRISTI ZEA
THE QUEEN                                          PD:  ALAN MACDONALD


Single Camera Television Series
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24 - "7AM - 8AM"                                   PD:  JOSEPH HODGES
DEADWOOD - "TRUE COLORS"                           PD:  MARIA CASO
HEROES - "SIX MONTHS AGO"                          PD:  RUTH AMMON
STUDIO 60 ON THE SUNSET STRIP - PILOT              PD:  CARLOS BARBOSA
UGLY BETTY - "THE BOX AND THE BUNNY"               PD:  MARK WORTHINGTON


Multi-Camera Television Series
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THE CLASS - PILOT                                  PD:  GLENDA ROVELLO
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER -
 "WORLD'S GREATEST COUPLE"                         PD:  STEPHAN OLSON
MAD TV - EPISODE 1207                              PD:  JOHN SABATO
THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE -
 "EXILE ON LAME STREET"                            PD:  CABOT MCMULLEN
TWO AND A HALF MEN -
 "THE PISTOL-PACKIN' HERMAPHRODITE"                PD:  JOHN SHAFFNER


Television Movie or Mini-Series
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STEPHEN KING'S DESPERATION                         PD:  PHILIP DAGORT
THE LOST ROOM                                      PD:  KEITH NEELY
RETURN TO HALLOWEENTOWN                            PD:  EDWARD L. RUBIN


Variety or Awards Show, Music Special, or Documentary
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58TH ANNUAL EMMY AWARDS                            PD:  JOHN SHAFFNER &
                                                        JOE STEWART
COMIC RELIEF 2006                                  PD:  BRUCE RYAN
HELL'S KITCHEN - EPISODE 201                       PD:  JOHN JANAVS
TONY BENNETT: AN AMERICAN CLASSIC                  PD:  JOHN MYHRE
UNANIMOUS - EPISODE 101                            PD:  JOHN JANAVS


NOMINEES FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR COMMERCIALS FOR 2006
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CAPITAL ONE - "HOT DOG"                            PD:  CARLOS MENENDEZ
CAPITAL ONE - "TRASH"                              PD:  CARLOS MENENDEZ
NETZERO - "RUSSIAN SUB"                            PD:  MICHAEL GAW
VICTORIA'S SECRET - "SEXY"                         PD:  JEFFREY BEECROFT

Sponsors of this year's ADG Awards include Below The Line, Daily Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, ICM, and United Talent Agency. Tarin Wilson and her plan A Events company are producing this year's awards ceremony for ADG.

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