Tag Archives: Film crew

Will Fantasy Titles “Crimson Peak” and “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Make the Cut in Oscar’s Costume Design Race?

Fashion is on display every Oscar night. Fashion also is rewarded in the category of the Academy Award for Best Costume Design. The wardrobe for a film can provide exceptional glamor. But more importantly, well-designed costumes tell us something about the characters who wear them, in terms of their time,[...]

The Sound of Lone Survivor – Featured interviews

We talk with the Oscar nominated sound team behind Director Peter Berg’s film Lone Survivor which is based on the 2007 nonfiction book of the same name by Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson. Featured interviews include Supervising Sound Editor Wylie Stateman, Re-recording Mixer Andy Koyama, Re-recording Mixer Beau Borders, Sound Designer[...]

Production Designer Mimi Gramatky elected President of the 2,000-member Art Directors Guild

Production Designer Mimi Gramatky has been elected President of the 2,000-member Art Directors Guild (ADG/IATSE, Local 800), for a three-year term, succeeding Thomas A. Walsh, it was announced today. Also elected for three-year terms are Art Director Jim Wallis as Vice President; Production Designer Cate Bangs as Treasurer; and Art[...]

‘Anna Karenina,’ ‘Life of Pi,’ and ‘Skyfall’ win Art Directors Guild Awards

The Art Directors Guild (ADG) tonight announced winners of its 17th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards Presented by BMW in nine categories of film, television, commercials and music videos during black-tie ceremonies at the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The awards took place before[...]

Academy forms Costume Designers Branch

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced the creation of the Costume Designers Branch. Costume designers had previously been a part of the Designers Branch, which also includes production designers, art directors and set decorators. Academy Governor Jeffrey Kurland will transfer to[...]

Art Directors Guild Awards Announce Presenters

An impressive array of presenters have signed on to present at the 17th annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards Presented by BMW, set for Saturday, February 2, 2013 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, it was announced by John Shaffner, ADG chairman, and Awards Producers Greg Grande and[...]

Art Directors Guild Celebrates 75th Anniversary

HollywoodNews.com: The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) is celebrating its 75th anniversary with numerous high-profile special events planned throughout the year. These events will include exhibitions, screenings, receptions, panel discussions, proclamations and celebrations to be announced. The Guild was established in 1937. The 2,000 members of the ADG[...]

John Shaffner Elected Chair of Art Directors Council

HollywoodNews.com: – Production Designer John Shaffner has been elected to a three-year term as Chair of the Art Directors Council, effective immediately, replacing Thomas A. Walsh, who continues in the position of President of the overall Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800). Shaffner was formerly Vice-Chair of the Council,[...]

The Art Directors Guild (ADG) today announced nominations in nine categories of Production Design

HollywoodNews.com: 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 16th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards for 2011. The nominations were announced by ADG Council President Thomas A. Walsh and Awards[...]

“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[...]
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