Avatar, Hurt Locker, Sherlock Holmes dominate ADG Awards

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“Avatar,” “The Hurt Locker,” and “Sherlock Holmes” dominated the Art Directors Guild Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel last night. “Avatar” took home the prize for excellence in production design in a fantasy film; “The Hurt Locker” for contemporary film; and “Sherlock Holmes” for a period film.

Television awards were also handed out last night with “Mad Men,” “Weeds,” “Hell’s Kitchen,” and “Grey Gardens” each taking home awards.


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Absolut Vodka took home the prize for the best commercial or music video.

Warren Beatty was honored with the Outstanding Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award and Malcom F, Brown, Bob Keene, and Ferdinando Scarfiotti were all inducted into the Art Directors Guild Hall of Fame.

Below are the full list of winners:

WINNERS FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A FEATURE FILM IN 2009:

Period Film: “Sherlock Holmes”
Production Designer: Sarah Greenwood

Fantasy Film
: “Avatar”
Production Designer: Rick Carter, Robert Stromberg

Contemporary Film: “The Hurt Locker”
Production Designer: Karl Juliusson

WINNERS FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN IN TELEVISION FOR 2009:

Single-Camera Television Series: “Mad Men”
Episode: Souvenir
Production Designer: Dan Bishop

Television Movie or Mini-Series: “Grey Gardens”
Production Designer: Kalina Ivanov

Episode of a Half Hour Single-Camera Television Series: “Weeds”
Episode: Ducks and Tigers
Production Designer: Joseph P. Lucky

Episode of a Multi-Camera, Variety or Unscripted Series: “Hell’s Kitchen”
Episode: 604
Production Designer: John Janavs

Awards, Music or Game Shows: 51st Annual Grammy Awards
Production Designer: Brian Stonestreet, Steve Bass

WINNER FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR COMMERCIALS AND MUSIC VIDEOS FOR 2009:

Absolut Anthem
Commercial: In An Absolut World
Production Designer: James Chinlund

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One Comment

  • February 15, 2010 | Permalink |

    The Oscar is going to be between the Hurt Locker and Avatar….but I want The Hurt Locker to win

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