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Art Directors Guild Announces nominations for ADG Excellence in Production Design Awards

Jan 26, 2022

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has announced nominations for the 26th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos and animation features.

Winners will be honoured at the ADG Awards ceremony, returning to a live-in person ceremony at the InterContinental Hotel Los Angeles Downtown Hotel on Saturday, March 5, 2022. The announcement was made today by ADG President Nelson Coates, ADG, and Awards Producer Michael Allen Glover, ADG.

 Nominees for Feature Film:

PERIOD FEATURE FILM

The French Dispatch
Production Designer: Adam Stockhausen

Licorice Pizza
Production Designer: Florencia Martin

Nightmare Alley
Production Designer: Tamara Deverell 

The Tragedy of Macbeth
Production Designer: Stefan Dechant

West Side Story
Production Designer: Adam Stockhausen

FANTASY FEATURE FILM

Cruella
Production Designer: Fiona Crombie

Dune
Production Designer: Patrice Vermette

Ghostbusters: Afterlife
Production Designer: François Audouy 

The Green Knight
Production Designer: Jade Healy 

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Production Designer: Sue Chan

CONTEMPORARY FEATURE FILM

Candyman
Production Designer: Cara Brower

Don’t Look Up
Production Designer: Clayton Hartley

In the Heights
Production Designer: Nelson Coates 

The Lost Daughter
Production Designer: Inbal Weinberg

No Time to Die
Production Designer: Mark Tildesley

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

Encanto
Production Designers: Ian Gooding, Lorelay Bové

Luca
Production Designer: Daniela Strijleva

The Mitchells vs. the Machines
Production Designer: Lindsey Olivares 

Raya and the Last Dragon
Production Designers: Paul Felix, Mingjue Helen Chen, Cory Loftis

Sing 2
Art Director: Olivier Adam

NOMINEES FOR TELEVISION:

ONE-HOUR PERIOD OR FANTASY SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES

Foundation: “The Emperor’s Peace”
Production Designer: Rory Cheyne

The Great: “Dickhead,” “Seven Days,” “Wedding”
Production Designer: Francesca di Mottola

Loki: “Glorious Purpose”                   
Production Designer: Kasra Farahani

Lost In Space: “Three Little Birds” 
Production Designer: Alec Hammond 

The Witcher: “A Grain of Truth” 
Production Designer: Andrew Laws

ONE-HOUR CONTEMPORARY SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES

The Handmaid’s Tale: “Chicago”
Production Designer: Elisabeth Williams

The Morning Show: “My Least Favorite Year,” “It’s Like the Flu,” “A Private Person”
Production Designer: Nelson Coates

Squid Game: “Gganbu”                   
Production Designer: Chae Kyoung-sun 

Succession: “The Disruption,” “Too Much Birthday” 
Production Designer: Stephen Carter 

Yellowstone: “No Kindness for the Coward” 
Production Designer: Cary White

TELEVISION MOVIE OR LIMITED SERIES

Halston
Production Designer: Mark Ricker

Mare of Easttown
Production Designer: Keith P. Cunningham

The Underground Railroad 
Production Designer: Mark Friedberg  

WandaVision
Production Designer: Mark Worthington

The White Lotus
Production Designer: Laura Fox

HALF HOUR SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES

Hacks: “Primm”
Production Designer: Jon Carlos

Only Murders in the Building: “True Crime”
Production Designer: Curt Beech

Schmigadoon!: “Schmigadoon!”                   
Production Designer: Bo Welch 

Ted Lasso: “Carol of the Bells,” “Man City,” “Beard After Hours” 
Production Designer: Paul Cripps 

What We Do in the Shadows: “The Prisoner,” “The Cloak of Duplication,” “The Siren”
Production Designer: Kate Bunch

MULTI-CAMERA SERIES

Bob ❤️ Abishola: “Bowango”
Production Designer: Francoise Cherry-Cohen

Call Your Mother: “Pilot”                   
Production Designer: Glenda Rovello 

The Conners – Season 3: “A Stomach Ache, a Heartbreak and a Grave Mistake,” “An Old Dog, New Tricks and a Ticket to Ride” 
Production Designer: John Shaffner 

Dave: “Ad Man,” “Enlightened Dave,” “Dave” 
Production Designer: Almitra Corey

Family Reunion: “Remember When M’Dear Changed History?”
Production Designer: Aiyana Trotter   

Punky Brewster: “Put a Ring on It”
Production Designer: Kristan Andrews     

COMMERCIALS

Anhauser-Busch Super Bowl LV: “Let’s Grab a Beer”
Production Designer: Donald Graham Burt

Apple: Introducing iPhone 13 Pro
Production Designer: Dylan Kahn

Apple: “Saving Simon” Shot on iPhone 13 Pro
Production Designer: Chelsea Oliver

Apple Music: “Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever”
Production Designer: François Audouy

Gucci: “Aria”
Production Designer: Jeremy Reed 

Neom: “Made to Change”
Production Designer: François Audouy

MUSIC VIDEOS

Coldplay “Higher Power”
Production Designer: Patrick Tatopoulos

Coldplay X BTS: “My Universe”
Production Designer: François Audouy         

Ed Sheeran: “Shivers”
Production Designer: François Audouy

P!nk: “All I Know So Far”
Production Designer: François Audouy

Taylor Swift: “All Too Well”
Production Designer: Ethan Tobman   

VARIETY, REALITY OR COMPETITION SERIES

A Black Lady Sketch Show: “If I’m Paying These Chili’s Prices, You Cannot Taste My Steak!”
Production Designers: Cindy Chao, Michele Yu

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses: “Gryffindor vs. Hufflepuff”
Production Designer: John Janavs

RuPaul’s Drag Race: “Condragulations,” “Bossy Rossy Rubot,” “Gettin’ Lucky”
Production Designer: James McGowan 

Saturday Night Live: “Host: Dan Levy + Music: Phoebe Bridgers,” “Host: Maya Rudolph + Music: Jack Harlow,” “Host: Kim Kardashian West + Music: Halsey”
Production Designers: Keith Raywood, Eugene Lee, Akira Yoshimura, N. Joseph De Tullio           

Waffles + Mochi: “Tomato”
Production Designers: Cindy Chao, Michele Yu

VARIETY SPECIAL

American Express – Unstaged (with SZA)
Production Designer: Carlos Laszlo

Jim Gaffigan: Comedy Monster
Production Designer: James Kronzer

Live in Front of a Studio Audience: “Facts of Life – Kids Can Be Cruel (320) &  Diff’rent Strokes – Willis’ Privacy (115)
Production Designer: Stephan Olson 

Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 3
Supervising Art Director: Steve Morden

Yearly Departed
Production Designer: Frida Oliva

As previously announced, director Denis Villeneuve (Dune) will receive the William Cameron Menzies

Award. Academy Award-winning filmmaker Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog) will receive the Cinematic Imagery Award. The ADG Awards honor excellence in Production Design in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos and animated feature films. Producer of the 2022 ADG Awards is Art Director Michael Allen Glover, ADG (The Alienist, Solos and Station Eleven). Joining the team as stage designer is Emmy-winning Production Designer Brian J. Stonestreet, ADG (Golden Globes, Grammy Awards, Billboard Awards).

ADG Awards are open only to productions when made within the U.S. by producers signatory to the IATSE agreement. Foreign entries are acceptable without restrictions. Further inquiries regarding the ADG Awards may be directed to ADG Awards & Events Director Debbie Patton at (818) 762-9995 or email Debbie@adg.org. Because of the pandemic, guests will be required to show proof of full vaccination and comply with all current CDC recommendations.

The ADG awards are proud to be sponsored by Titanium Level: Astek Wallcovering, Cush Light; Media Sponsors: Variety, Below the Line, SHOOTonline.

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