The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) 22nd Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards honoring production design in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos will take place on Saturday, January 27, 2018, in the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland, it was announced today by ADG President Nelson Coates, Council Chair Marcia Hinds and Event Producers Thomas Wilkins and Thomas Walsh.
The entry and voting timelines for the ADG Awards are:
  • Submissions Open at Thursday, October 5, 2017
  • Submissions Close Thursday, November 9, 2017
  • Online Voting for Nominations Begins Wednesday, December 6, 2017
  • Online Voting for Nominations Closes Wednesday, January 3, 2018, 5 PM (PST)
  • Nominations Announced Thursday, January 4, 2018
  •  Final Online Voting Begins Monday, January 8, 2018
  •  Final Online Voting Ends Thursday, January 25, 2018, 5 PM (PST)
  • Winners Announced at ADG Awards Gala Saturday, January 27, 2018
* Dates subject to change
Honorees for Lifetime Achievement, Cinematic Imagery and new inductees into the Guild's Hall of Fame will be announced after Labor Day. 
ADG Awards are open only to productions when made within the U.S. by producers signatory to the IATSE agreement. Foreign entries are acceptable without restrictions.
About the Art Directors Guild
The Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) represents 2,500 members who work throughout the United States, Canada and the rest of the world in film, television and theater as Production Designers, Art Directors, Assistant Art Directors; Scenic, Title and Graphic Artists; Illustrators and Matte Artists; Set Designers and Model Makers; and Previs Artists. Established in 1937, the ADG’s ongoing activities include a Film Society, an annual Awards Banquet, a creative/technology community (the World Building Institute), a bimonthly craft magazine (Perspective); and extensive technology-training programs, figure drawing and other creative workshops and year-round Gallery 800 art exhibitions. The Guild’s Online Directory/Website Resource is at Connect with the Art Directors Guild and #ADGawards on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.