Tuesday, February 27, 2024

The 2023 Art Directors Guild (ADG) Winners

The Art Directors Guild (ADG) have announced their winners for the best in Art Direction for 2023. Here are this year’s winners…

PERIOD FEATURE FILM
Asteroid City – Production Designer: Adam Stockhausen
Killers of the Flower Moon – Production Designer: Jack Fisk
Maestro – Production Designer: Kevin Thompson
Napoleon – Production Designer: Arthur Max
Oppenheimer – Production Designer: Ruth De Jong

FANTASY FEATURE FILM
Barbie – Production Designer: Sarah Greenwood
The Creator – Production Designer: James Clyne
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 – Production Designer: Beth Mickle
Poor Things – Production Designers: James Price, Shona Heath
Wonka – Production Designer: Nathan Crowley

CONTEMPORARY FEATURE FILM
Beau is Afraid – Production Designer: Fiona Crombie
John Wick: Chapter 4 – Production Designer: Kevin Kavanaugh
The Killer – Production Designer: Donald Graham Burt
Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One – Production Designer: Gary Freeman
Saltburn – Production Designer: Suzie Davies

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
The Boy and the Heron – Art Director: Yoji Takeshige
Elemental – Production Designer: Don Shank
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse – Production Designer: Patrick O’Keefe
The Super Mario Bros. Movie – Production Designer: Guillaume Aretos
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem – Production Designer: Yashar Kassai

ONE-HOUR PERIOD SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES
The Crown: “Sleep Dearie Sleep” – Production Designer: Martin Childs
The Gilded Age: “His Grace the Duke,” “Close Enough to Touch,” “Warning Shots” – Production Designer: Bob Shaw
The Great: “You the People,” “Fun,” “Peter and the Wolf” – Production Designer: Francesca di Mottola
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: “Susan” – Production Designer: Bill Groom
Perry Mason: “Chapter Eleven” – Production Designer: Keith Cunningham

ONE-HOUR FANTASY SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES
For All Mankind: “The Bear Hug” – Production Designer: Seth Reed
The Last of Us: “Infected” – Production Designer: John Paino
Loki: “Ouroboros” – Production Designer: Kasra Farahani
The Mandalorian: “Chapter 23: The Spies” – Production Designers: Doug Chiang, Andrew L. Jones
Silo: “Machines” – Production Designer: Gavin Bocquet

ONE-HOUR CONTEMPORARY SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES
Fargo: “Trials and Tribulations” – Production Designer: Trevor Smith
The Morning Show: “The Kármán Line,” “Ghost in the Machine,” “Love Island” – Production Designer: Nelson Coates
Poker Face: “Escape From Shit Mountain” – Production Designer: Judy Rhee
Succession: “America Decides” – Production Designer: Stephen Carter
Yellowjackets: “Digestif” – Production Designer: Margot Ready

TELEVISION MOVIE OR LIMITED SERIES
All the Light We Cannot See – Production Designer: Simon Elliott
A Murder at the End of the World – Production Designer: Alex DiGerlando
Beef – Production Designer: Grace Yun
Daisy Jones & The Six – Production Designer: Jessica Kender
Lessons in Chemistry – Production Designer: Cat Smith

HALF HOUR SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES
The Bear: “Omelette” – Production Designer: Merje Veski
Only Murders in the Building: “Sitzprobe,” “Opening Night” – Production Designer: Patrick Howe
Our Flag Means Death: “Impossible Birds,” “Red Flags,” “Man on Fire” – Production Designer: Ra Vincent
Reservation Dogs: “Deer Lady” – Production Designer: Brandon Tonner-Connolly
What We Do in the Shadows: “A Weekend at Morrigan Manor” – Production Designer: Shayne Fox

MULTI-CAMERA SERIES
Bob Hearts Abishola: “Twerk O’ Clock” – Production Designer: Francoise Cherry-Cohen
Bunk’d: “The Glitching Hour” – Production Designer: Kelly Hogan
The Conners: “Road Trip and Guilt Trip” – Production Designer: Jerry Dunn
Frasier: “Moving In” – Production Designer: Glenda Rovello
That 90’s Show: “Free Leia” – Production Designer: Greg J. Grande

VARIETY OR REALITY SERIES
A Black Lady Sketch Show: “I’m Clapping From My Puss,” “What Kind of Medicine Does Dr. King Practice?,” “Peek-A-Boob, Your Titty’s Out” – Production Designers: Cindy Chao, Michele Yu
History of the World, Part II: “VIII” – Production Designer: Monica Sotto
RuPaul’s Drag Race: “Blame it on the Edit” – Production Designer: Gianna Costa
Saturday Night Live: “Jenna Ortega/The 1975,” “Nate Bargatze/Foo Fighters” – Production Designers: Keith Ian Raywood, Akira Yoshimura, N. Joseph DeTullio
Squid Game: The Challenge: “War” – Production Designers: Mathieu Weekes, Benjamin Norman

VARIETY SPECIAL
76th Annual Tony Awards – Production Designer: Steve Bass
80th Golden Globe Awards – Production Designer: Brian Stonestreet
Dave Chappelle: The Dreamer – Production Designer: Bruce Ryan
Hannah Waddingham: Home for Christmas – Production Designer: Misty Buckley
The Weeknd: Live at Sofi Stadium – Production Designer: Es Devlin

COMMERCIALS
Apple: The New Macbook Pro: “Scary Fast” – Production Designer: François Audouy (TIE)
Booking.com: “Somewhere, Anywhere,” The Musical – Production Designer: Florencia Martin (TIE)
Dom Perignon: “Lady Gaga – The Labor of Creation” – Production Designer: Dylan Kahn
Giorgio Armani: “Armani Si” – Production Designer: Annie Beauchamp
M&M’s: “Ma&Ya’s” – Production Designer: Natalie Groce

SHORT FORMAT & MUSIC VIDEOS
Apple: “The Underdogs: Swiped Mac” – Production Designer: Jason Hougaard
boygenius: “the film” – Production Designer: Jen Dunlap
Lana Del Rey featuring Jon Batiste: “Candy Necklace” – Production Designer: Brandon Mendez
Miley Cyrus: “River” – Production Designer: Kurt Gefke
Taylor Swift: “I Can See You” – Production Designer: Ethan Tobman

What do you think of the winners? Our Oscar predictions for Best Production Design can be found here. What do you think will win the Oscar for Best Production Design? Please let us know your thoughts on our Twitter account. Click here for more important upcoming dates this awards season and here for the most recent tally of awards season winners for the current year.

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Matt Neglia
Matt Negliahttps://nextbestpicture.com/
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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