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Production designer Hannah Beachler is nominated in the Fantasy Film category for "Black Panther"
"Mrs. Maisel," "Atlanta," "Handmaid’s Tale," "Ozark," "GLOW" among TV nominations
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The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has announced nominations for the 23rd Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos and animation features. Winners will be honored at the 2019 Awards, themed “Landscape of the Imagination,” on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown. 

Nominated in the Period Film category are The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Bohemian Rhapsody, The Favourite, First Man and Roma.

Fantasy Film nominees are Black Panther, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, The House With a Clock In Its Walls, Mary Poppins Returns and Ready Player One.

In the running for the Contemporary Film honor at A Quiet Place, A Star is Born, Crazy Rich Asians, Mission: Impossible--Fallout and Welcome To Marwen.

On the television side, nominees in the One-Hour period or Fantasy Single-Camera Series category are A Series of Unfortunate Events, The Haunting of Hill House, The Man in the High Castle, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Westworld.

Up for One-Hour Contemporary Single-Camera Series are Better Call Saul, Castle Rock, The Handmaid’s Tale, House of Cards and Ozark.

Nominated in the TV Movie or Limited Series category are The Alienist, American Horror Story: Apocalypse, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, Maniac and Sharp Objects.

Contending in the Half-Hour Single-Camera Series category are Atlanta, GLOW, The Good Place, Homecoming and Silicon Valley.

Multi-Camera Series nominees are The Big Bang Theory, Murphy Brown, The Ranch, Sesame Street and Will & Grace.

A tie in the Short Format category resulted in an additional nominee, resulting in six contenders, including spots for Apple, Nespresso and Rolex.

Nominations were announced by Art Directors Guild president Nelson Coates, ADG, and Scott Moses, ADG, who is the awards producer.

Here’s a full rundown of 23rd Annual Excellence in Production Design Award nominees:

NOMINEES FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A FEATURE FILM:

PERIOD FILM
THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS
Production Designer: JESS GONCHOR

BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY
Production Designer: AARON HAYE

THE FAVOURITE
Production Designer: FIONA CROMBIE

FIRST MAN
Production Designer: NATHAN CROWLEY

ROMA
Production Designer: EUGENIO CABALLERO

FANTASY FILM
BLACK PANTHER
Production Designer: HANNAH BEACHLER

FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD
Production Designer: STUART CRAIG

THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS
Production Designer: JON HUTMAN

MARY POPPINS RETURNS
Production Designer: JOHN MYHRE

READY PLAYER ONE
Production Designer: ADAM STOCKHAUSEN

CONTEMPORARY FILM
A QUIET PLACE
Production Designer: JEFFREY BEECROFT

A STAR IS BORN
Production Designer: KAREN MURPHY

CRAZY RICH ASIANS
Production Designer: NELSON COATES

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT
Production Designer: PETER WENHAM

WELCOME TO MARWEN
Production Designer: STEFAN DECHANT

ANIMATED FILM  
DR. SEUSS’ THE GRINCH
Art Director: COLIN STIMPSON

INCREDIBLES 2
Production Designer: RALPH EGGLESTON

ISLE OF DOGS
Production Designer: ADAM STOCKHAUSEN, PAUL HARROD

RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET
Production Designer: CORY LOFTIS

SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE
Production Designer: JUSTIN K. THOMPSON

 
NOMINEES FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR TELEVISION ARE:

ONE-HOUR PERIOD OR FANTASY SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES
A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS: “THE ERSATZ ELEVATOR: PART ONE”
Production Designer: BO WELCH

THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE: “THE BENT-NECK LADY”
Production Designer: PATRICIO M. FARRELL

THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE: “NOW MORE THAN EVER, WE CARE ABOUT YOU,” “HISTORY ENDS,” “JAHR NULL”
Production Designer: DREW BOUGHTON

THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL: “SIMONE,” “WE’RE GOING TO THE CATSKILLS!”
Production Designer: BILL GROOM

WESTWORLD: “AKANE NO MAI”
Production Designer: HOWARD CUMMINGS

ONE-HOUR CONTEMPORARY SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES
BETTER CALL SAUL: “PIÑATA,” “COUSHATTA”
Production Designer: JUDY RHEE

CASTLE ROCK: “THE BOX”
Production Designer: STEVE ARNOLD

THE HANDMAID’S TALE: “JUNE,” “UNWOMEN”
Production Designer: MARK WHITE, ELISABETH WILLIAMS

HOUSE OF CARDS: “EPISODE 627: CHAPTER 72”
Production Designer: JULIE WALKER

OZARK: “ONCE A LANGMORE…,” “THE GOLD COAST”
Production Designer: DEREK R. HILL

TELEVISION MOVIE OR LIMITED SERIES
THE ALIENIST: “THE BOY ON THE BRIDGE”
Production Designer: MARA LePERE-SCHLOOP 

AMERICAN HORROR STORY: APOCALYPSE: “FIRE AND REIGN”
Production Designer: VALDAR WILT

THE ASSASSINATION OF GIANNI VERSACE: AMERICAN CRIME STORY
Production Designer: JUDY BECKER

MANIAC
Production Designer: ALEX DIGERLANDO

SHARP OBJECTS
Production Designer: JOHN PAINO

HALF HOUR SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES 
ATLANTA: “TEDDY PERKINS”
Production Designer: TIMOTHY O’BRIEN

GLOW: “VIKING FUNERAL,” “PERVERTS ARE PEOPLE, TOO,” “ROSALIE”
Production Designer: TODD FJELSTED

THE GOOD PLACE: “JANET (S)”
Production Designer: IAN PHILLIPS

HOMECOMING: “MANDATORY”
Production Designer: ANASTASIA WHITE

SILICON VALLEY: “TECH EVANGELIST,” “ARTIFICIAL EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE”
Production Designer: RICHARD TOYON

MULTI-CAMERA SERIES  
THE BIG BANG THEORY: “THE NOVELIZATION CORRELATION,” “THE SIBLING REALIGNMENT,” “THE BOW TIE ASYMMETRY”
Production Designer: JOHN SHAFFNER

MURPHY BROWN: “#MURPHYTOO”
Production Designer: JANE MUSKY

THE RANCH: “TRAVELIN’ PRAYER,” “TIE OUR LOVE (IN A DOUBLE KNOT),” “FRESH OUT OF FORGIVENESS” 
Production Designer: JOHN SHAFFNER

SESAME STREET: “BOOK WORMING,” “THE COUNT’S COUNTING ERROR,” “STREET FOOD”
Production Designer: DAVID GALLO

WILL & GRACE: “THE THREE WISE MEN,” “TEX AND THE CITY,” “ANCHOR AWAY”
Production Designer: GLENDA ROVELLO

SHORT FORMAT: WEB SERIES, MUSIC VIDEO OR COMMERCIAL (TIE results in an additional 6th category nominee) 
APPLE: “WELCOME HOME”
Production Designer: CHRISTOPHER GLASS

ARIANA GRANDE: “no tears left to cry”        
Production Designer: ETHAN TOBMAN

A TRIBE CALLED QUEST: “THE SPACE PROGRAM”
Production Designer: KAI BOYDELL

KENDRICK LAMAR: “ALL THE STARS”
Production Designer: ETHAN TOBMAN

NESPRESSO: “QUEST”
Production Designer: MICHAEL GAW

“ROLEX: “2018 ACADEMY AWARDS”
Production Designer: SHANE VALENTINO, CRAIG PAVILIONIS

VARIETY, REALITY OR EVENT SPECIAL 
DRUNK HISTORY: “HALLOWEEN”
Production Designer: CHLOE ARBITURE

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE IN CONCERT
Production Designer: JASON ARDIZZONE-WEST

THE OSCARS: “90TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS”        
Production Designer: DEREK McLANE

PORTLANDIA: “RIOT SPRAY”
Production Designer: SCHUYLER TELLEEN

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: “BILL HADER + ARCADE FIRE,” “JOHN MULANEY + JACK WHITE,” “DONALD GLOVER + CHILDISH GAMBINO”
Production Designer: KEITH RAYWOOD, EUGENE LEE, AKIRA, YOSHIMURA, JOSEPH DeTULLIO

As previously announced, Rob Marshall (Mary Poppins Returns), Oscar®-nominated and Emmy®-winning filmmaker, producer, theater director and choreographer, will receive the prestigious ADG Cinematic Imagery Award. British production designer and set decorator Anthony Masters, nominated for an Academy Award® for the film 2001: A Space Odyssey, and Benjamin Carré, best known for his work on The Phantom of the Opera and The Wizard of Oz, will be inducted into the ADG Hall of Fame. Lifetime Achievement Awards will be presented to Oscar-nominated production designer Jeannine Oppewall, sr. illustrator and production designer Ed Verreaux, scenic artist Jim Fiorito and set designer and art director William F. Matthews.
 
Final online balloting starts January 8th and ends January 31, 2019 and winners are announced at the dinner ceremony on Saturday, February 2, 2019.  ADG Awards are open only to productions when made within the U.S. by producer’s signatory to the IATSE agreement. Foreign entries are acceptable without restrictions.

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