The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) 24th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards honoring Production Design in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, animated features and music videos will return to the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown in the Wilshire Grand Centre on Saturday, February 1, 2020.  The announcement was made today by ADG President Nelson Coates, Council Chair Mark Worthington and Event Producer Scott Moses.

The 2019-2020 timeline for the ADG Awards is:

  • Submissions Open at | Tuesday, September 3, 2019
  • Submissions Close | Thursday, October 10, 2019
  • Online Voting for Nominations Begins | Monday, November 18, 2019 
  • Online Voting for Nominations Closes | Friday, December 6, 2019, 5 PM (PST) 
  • Nominations Announced | Monday, December 9, 2019 
  • Final Online Voting Begins | Wednesday, December 18, 2019 
  • Final Online Voting Ends | Thursday, January 30, 2020, 5 PM (PST) 
  • Winners Announced at ADG Awards Gala | Saturday, February 1, 2020
    * Dates subject to change

Honorees for Lifetime Achievement, Cinematic Imagery and new inductees into the Guild's Hall of Fame will be announced at a later date. Further inquiries regarding the ADG Awards may be directed to Debbie Patton, ADG Awards & Events Director, at info below.

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
Established in 1937, the Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) represents 2,700 members who work throughout the world in film, television and theater as Production Designers and Art Directors; Scenic, Title and Graphic Artists; Set Designers and Model Makers; and Illustrators and Matte Artists. The ADG’s ongoing activities include a Film Society screening series, annual “Excellence in Production Design Awards” gala, bimonthly craft magazine (PERSPECTIVE), figure drawing and other creative workshops, extensive technology and craft training programs and year-round Gallery 800 art exhibitions. For the Guild’s online directory and website resources, go to Connect with the Art Directors Guild on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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