The 19th Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards were handed out Saturday, January 31, at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles.
The awards are presented annually by the Art Directors Guild (ADG) to recognize excellence in production design and art direction in film and television. Presenters this year included George Clooney (The Monuments Men), Anne Hathaway (Interstellar), Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything), Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything), and Tyler Oakley (YouTube).
Guardians of the Galaxy, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and Birdman were the top feature winners at the ceremony while Game of Thrones, True Detective, and American Horror Story: Freak Show were among the TV winners.
Christopher Nolan was given the Guild’s Cinematic Imagery Award. It was presented to him by Anne Hathaway, one of the stars of Nolan’s Interstellar. Jim Bissell, Camille Abbott, John P. Bruce, and Will Ferrell received Lifetime Achievement Awards.
The Complete Winners:
One-Hour Contemporary Single-Camera Television Series
TRUE DETECTIVE: “The Locked Room,” “Form and Void”
Production Designer: Aelx DiGerlando
Television Movie or Mini-Series
AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW: “Massacres and Matinees”
Production Designer: Mark Worthington
Half Hour Single-Camera Television Series
SILICON VALLEY: “Articles of Incorporation,” “Signaling Risk,” “Optimal Tip-To-Tip Efficiency”
Production Designer: Richard Toyon
Awards or Event Special
86th Annual Academy Awards
Production Designer: Derek McLane
Multi-Camera Television Series
THE BIG BANG THEORY: “The Locomotive Manipulation,” “The Convention Conundrum,” “The Status Quo Combustion”
Production Designer: John Shaffner
Variety, Competition, Reality, or Game Show Series
Production Designer: Tyler B. Robinson
Short Format: WebSeries, Music Video or Commercial
Production Designer: Sean Hargreaves
Cinematic Imagery Award
Lifetime Achievement Awards
John P. Bruce
Hall of Fame Inductees
John Gabriel Beckman