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Art Directors Guild

January 03, 2013 00:34 ET

Nominations Announced for 17th Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards Presented by BMW; Ceremony to Take Place February 2 at Beverly Hilton Hotel

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 3, 2013) - The Art Directors Guild (ADG) today announced nominations in nine categories of Production Design for theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos competing in the ADG's 17th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards Presented by BMW for 2012. The nominations were announced by ADG Council Chair John Shaffner and Awards co-producers Greg Grande and Raf Lydon. Deadline for final voting, which is done online, is January 31. The black-tie ceremony announcing winners will take place Saturday, February 2, 2013, from the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills with Paula Poundstone serving as host for the fourth consecutive year.

Production Designer Herman Zimmerman will be the recipient of the Guild's Lifetime Achievement Award. Hall of Fame inductees are Preston Ames, Richard MacDonald, and Edward S. Stephenson. The Production Designers behind the JAMES BOND franchise, Sir Ken Adam, Allan Cameron, Dennis Gassner, and Peter Lamont will be honored for Outstanding Contribution to Cinematic Imagery.

NOMINEES FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A FEATURE FILM IN 2012:

Period Film

ANNA KARENINA Production Designer: Sarah Greenwood
     
ARGO Production Designer: Sharon Seymour
     
DJANGO UNCHAINED Production Designer: J. Michael Riva
     
LES MISÉRABLES Production Designer: Eve Stewart
     
LINCOLN Production Designer: Rick Carter
     

Fantasy Film

CLOUD ATLAS   Production Designer: Uli Hanisch
      Hugh Bateup
       
LIFE OF PI   Production Designer: David Gropman
       
PROMETHEUS   Production Designer: Arthur Max
       
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES   Production Designer: Nathan Crowley
      Kevin Kavanaugh
       
THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY   Production Designer: Dan Hannah
       

Contemporary Film

FLIGHT   Production Designer: Nelson Coates
       
SKYFALL   Production Designer: Dennis Gassner
       
THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL   Production Designer: Alan MacDonald
       
THE IMPOSSIBLE   Production Designer: Eugenio Caballero
       
ZERO DARK THIRTY   Production Designer: Jeremy Hindle
       

NOMINEES FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN IN TELEVISION FOR 2012:

One-Hour Single Camera Television Series

BOARDWALK EMPIRE    
  Episode: Resolution Production Designer: Bill Groom
     
DOWNTON ABBEY    
  Episode: Christmas Special Production Designer: Donal Woods
     
GAME OF THRONES    
  Episode: The Ghost of Harrenhal Production Designer: Gemma Jackson
     
HOMELAND    
  Episode: The Choice Production Designer: John D. Kretschmer
     
NEWSROOM    
  Episode: We Just Decided To Production Designer: Richard Hoover
       

Television Movie or Mini-Series

AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ASYLUM    
  Episode: I Am Anne Frank, Part 2 Production Designer: Mark Worthington
     
GAME CHANGE Production Designer: Michael Corenblith
     
HATFIELDS and MCCOYS    
  Episode: Ep.#1.1-Night One, Production Designer: Derek R. Hill
  Ep.#1.2-Night Two, Ep.#1.3-Night Three    
     
HEMINGWAY & GELLHORN Production Designer: Geoffrey Kirkland
     
MOCKINGBIRD LANE Production Designer: Michael Wylie
     

Episode of a Half Hour Single-Camera Television Series

COMMUNITY      
  Episode: Pillows and Blankets   Production Designer: Denise Pizzini
       
GIRLS      
  Episode: Pilot   Production Designer: Judy Becker
       
MODERN FAMILY      
  Episode: Mistery Date   Production Designer: Richard Berg
       
PARKS & RECREATION      
  Episode: Soda Tax   Production Designer: Ian Phillips
       
THE NEW NORMAL      
  Episode: Sofa's Choice   Production Designer: Tony Fanning
         

Episode of a Multi-Camera, Variety, or Unscripted Series

2 BROKE GIRLS      
  Episode: And The Silent Partner   Production Designer: Glenda Rovello
       
DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION   Production Designer: Bruce Rodgers
       
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER      
  Episode: The Magicians Code Part 1   Production Designer: Stephan Olson
       
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE      
  Episode: Mick Jagger Host   Production Designer: Keith Raywood
       
THE VOICE   Production Designer: Anton Goss
      James Pearse Connelly
       

Awards, Music, or Game Shows

84th ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS   Production Designer: John Myhre
       
GRAMMY NOMINATION CONCERT LIVE      
  Episode: Countdown   Production Designer: Matthew Russell
       
SUPER BOWL XLVI      
  Episode: Halftime Show Starring Madonna   Production Designer: Bruce Rodgers
       
THE 64th ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS   Production Designer: Steve Bass
       
THE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS, 40th ANNUAL   Production Designer: Joe Stewart
       

Commercial, PSA, Promo, and Music Video

BUDWEISER      
  Episode: The Return of the King   Production Designer: Jason Hamilton
       
MACY'S      
  Episode: Dream   Production Designer: Carlos A. Menendez
       
NIKE      
  Episode: Fast is Faster   Production Designer: Tino Schaedler
       
NIKE+      
  Episode: Game On World   Production Designer: James Chinlund
       
X-BOX      
  Episode: Halo 4 Commissioning   Production Designer: Christopher Glass
         

Sponsors for the 17th Annual ADG Awards include: Exclusive Title and Lifetime Achievement sponsor BMW. The Platinum sponsor is EON Productions & Danjaq LLC. The Gold sponsor is Fox Studios Production Services and the Silver sponsors are Astek Inc./On Air Design, The Golden Oak Ranch, HBO, IATSE Local 33, Warner Bros. Studio Facilities, and WME. Media sponsors are The Hollywood Reporter, Daily Variety, and Shoot. Tarin Wilson of plan A events is the event planner for this year's ADG Awards.

About the Art Directors Guild:
The Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) represents nearly 2,000 members who work throughout the United States, Canada and the rest of the world in film, television and theater as Production Designers, Art Directors, and Assistant Art Directors; Scenic, Title and Graphic Artists; Illustrators and Matte Artists; and Set Designers and Model Makers. Established in 1937, ADG's ongoing activities include a Film Society; an annual Awards Banquet, a creative/technology community (5D: The Future of Immersive Design) and Membership Directory; a bimonthly craft magazine (Perspective); and extensive technology-training programs, creative workshops and craft and art exhibitions. The Guild's Online Directory/Website Resource is at www.adg.org. Follow ADG on Twitter: www.twitter.com/ADG800.

About the BMW Group:
The BMW Group is one of the most successful manufacturers of automobiles and motorcycles in the world with its BMW, MINI, Husqvarna Motorcycles and Rolls-Royce brands. As a global company, the BMW Group operates 29 production and assembly facilities in 14 countries and has a global sales network in more than 140 countries.

In 2011, the BMW Group sold about 1.67 million cars and more than 113,000 motorcycles worldwide. The profit before tax for the financial year 2011 was euro 7.38 billion on revenues amounting to euro 68.82 billion. At 31 December 2011, the BMW Group had a workforce of approximately 100,000 employees.

The success of the BMW Group has always been built on long-term thinking and responsible action. The company has therefore established ecological and social sustainability throughout the value chain, comprehensive product responsibility and a clear commitment to conserving resources as an integral part of its strategy. As a result of its efforts, the BMW Group has been ranked industry leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes for the last eight years.

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