“Harry Potter,” “Hugo” recognized by Art Directors – AWARDS ALLEY
By Sean O’Connell
hollywoodnews.com: The top guilds continue to weigh in on the best of 2011. After the Producers Guild singled out their top 10, we’re hearing from the industry’s art and production designers, who spread their love to a wide blend of blockbusters and Oscar contenders.
The eighth and final “Harry Potter” film, which fans hoped would get into the Best Picture race, finally picked up a nomination for production designer Stuart Craig.
Oscar contenders receiving a boost in their campaign included “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy,” “The Artist,” “The Help,” “The Descendants” and “Hugo.” Meanwhile, “Bridesmaids” grabbed yet another nomination, this time for Jefferson Sage’s production design in the category of Contemporary Film.
Here are the Film nominees. Television noms can be found right here>.
NOMINEES FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A FEATURE FILM IN 2011:
THE ARTIST Production Designer: Laurence Bennett
HUGO Production Designer: Dante Ferretti
THE HELP Production Designer: Mark Ricker
ANONYMOUS Production Designer: Sebastian Krawinkel
TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY Production Designer: Maria Djurkovic
HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 2 Production Designer: Stuart Craig
CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER Production Designer: Rick Heinrichs
THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: SECRET OF THE UNICORN Production Designer: TBD
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES Production Designer: John Myhre
COWBOYS & ALIENS Production Designer: Scott Chambliss
THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO Production Designer: Donald Graham Burt
THE DESCENDANTS Production Designer: Jane Anne Stewart
EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE Production Designer: K.K. Barrett
DRIVE Production Designer: Beth Mickle
BRIDESMAIDS Production Designer: Jefferson Sage
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– Harvey Weinstein
– The cast of “The Artist.”
– Kenneth Branagh for “My Week With Marilyn.”
– Bennett Miller talks “Moneyball.”
– Sir Ben Kingsley and Chloe Grace Moretz for “Hugo.”
– Tilda Swinton for “We Need to Talk About Kevin.”
– David Fincher, Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara on “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.”
– Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer for “The Help.”
– Tate Taylor for “The Help.”
– Gavin O’Connor for “Warrior.”
– Gary Oldman and Colin Firth for “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.”
– Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt, Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody for “Young Adult.”
– Steve McQueen for “Shame.”
– Glenn Close for “Albert Nobbs.”
– Seth Rogen and Will Reiser for “50/50.”
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