“Parasite,” “Avengers: Endgame” and “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” have won the top feature-film awards at the 24th annual Excellence in Production Design Awards, which were handed out on Saturday night by the Art Directors Guild.
“Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” won in the period film category, “Avengers: Endgame” in the fantasy film category and “Parasite” in the contemporary film category. The award for production design on an animated film went to “Toy Story 4.”
In the 23 years that the Art Directors Guild has been handing out awards, one of its winners has gone on to win the Oscar for Best Production Design 16 times, including the last six years in a row.
This year’s Oscar nominees for production design include two of the ADG winners, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” and “Parasite,” as well as “The Irishman,” “Jojo Rabbit” and “1917.”
Television winners included “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” “The Umbrella Academy,” “Chernobyl,” “Russian Doll” and “The Big Bang Theory.”
The ceremony took place at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown. The William Cameron Menzies Award went to concept artist Syd Mead, while ADG Lifetime Achievement Awards went to art director Joe Alves, graphic artist Denis Olsen, set designer Stephen Myles Berger and illustrator Jack Johnson. Chuck Lorre received the Cinematic Imagery Lifetime Award.
William J. Creber and Roland Anderson were inducted into the ADG Hall of Fame.
Feature Film Categories
Period Film: “Once Upon A Time … in Hollywood,” Barbara Ling
Fantasy Film: “Avengers: Endgame,” Charles Wood
Contemporary Film: “Parasite,” Lee Ha-Jun
Animated Film: “Toy Story 4,” Bob Pauley
One-Hour Period or Fantasy Single-Camera Series: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”: “Ep. 305, Ep. 308,” Bill Groom
One-Hour Contemporary Single-Camera Series: “The Umbrella Academy”: “We Only See Each Other at Weddings and Funerals,” Mark Worthington
Television Movie or Limited Series: “Chernobyl,” Luke Hull
Half-Hour Single-Camera Series: “Russian Doll”: “Nothing in This World is Easy,” Michael Bricker
Multi-Camera Series: “The Big Bang Theory”: “The Stockholm Syndrome,” “The Conference Valuation,” “The Propagation Proposition,” John Shaffner
Short Format: Web Series, Music Video or Commercial: “MedMen”: “The New Normal,” James Chinlund
Variety, Reality or Event Special: “Drunk History”: “Are You Afraid of the Drunk?,” Monica Sotto