LOS ANGELES, January 8 — The Art Directors Guild (ADG) today announced nominations in 9 categories of Production Design for theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos competing in the ADG’s 14th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards for 2009. Deadline for final voting, which is done online, is February 11th. Black-tie ceremonies announcing winners will take place February 13th from the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

The ADG’s Outstanding Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award recipient is Warren Beatty. The Lifetime Achievement honor goes to Academy Award® winning Production Designer Terence Marsh. Production Designer Michael Baugh is being presented with a Creative Leadership Award. In addition, the ADG will induct into its Hall of Fame: Malcolm F. Brown, Bob Keene and Ferdinando Scarfiotti.

NOMINEES FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A FEATURE FILM
Period Film
A SERIOUS MAN, Production Designer: Jess Gonchor
INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS, Production Designer: David Wasco
JULIE & JULIA, Production Designer: Mark Ricker
PUBLIC ENEMIES, Production Designer: Nathan Crowley
SHERLOCK HOLMES, Production Designer: Sarah Greenwood

Fantasy Film
AVATAR, Production Designer: Rick Carter, Robert Stromberg
DISTRICT 9, Production Designer: Philip Ivey
HARRY POTTER & THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE, Production Designer: Stuart Craig
STAR TREK, Production Designer: Scott Chambliss
WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE, Production Designer: K.K. Barrett

Contemporary Film
ANGELS & DEMONS, Production Designer: Allan Cameron
THE HANGOVER, Production Designer: Bill Brzeski
THE HURT LOCKER, Production Designer: Karl Juliusson
THE LOVELY BONES, Production Designer: Naomi Shohan
UP IN THE AIR, Production Designer: Steve Saklad

NOMINEES FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN IN TELEVISION FOR 2009
Single Camera Television Series
GLEE, Episode: Pilot, Production Designer: Mark Hutman
MAD MEN, Episode: Souvenir, Production Designer: Dan Bishop
PUSHING DAISIES, Episode: Kerplunk, Production Designer: Michael Wylie
TRUE BLOOD, Episode: Never Let Me Go, Production Designer: Suzuki Ingerslev
UGLY BETTY, Episode: There’s No Place Like Mode, Production Designer: Mark Worthington

Television Movie or Mini-Series
BEN 10 ALIEN SWARM, Production Designer: Yuda Acco
GREY GARDENS, Production Designer: Kalina Ivanov
THE PRISONER, Production Designer: Michael Pickwoad

Episode of a Half Hour Single-Camera Television Series
30 ROCK, Episode: Apollo, Apollo, Production Designer: Keith Ian Raywood, Teresa Mastropierro
FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS, Episode: Evicted, Production Designer: Dan Butts
MODERN FAMILY, Episode: Coal Digger, Production Designer: Richard Berg
THE OFFICE, Episode: Niagara, Production Designer: Michael Gallenberg
WEEDS, Episode: Ducks and Tigers, Production Designer: Joseph P. Lucky

An eye for
5 years
Where is a nomination for The Road? Chris Kennedy's work is outstanding and under incredibly difficult conditions...come...
mtk
5 years
Can somebody explain to me why the 1962-set "A Single Man" is nominated in the "period" category...
Bob
5 years
How could they not nominate "The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus????" Truly one of the (if not THE)...

Episode of a Multi-Camera, Variety, or Unscripted Series
THE BIG BANG THEORY, Episode: Adhesive Duck Deficiency, Production Designer: John Shaffner
THE JAY LENO SHOW, Episode: 51, Production Designer: R. Brandt Daniels
HELL’S KITCHEN, Episode: 604, Production Designer: John Janavs
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, Episode: Old King Clancy, Production Designer: Stephan Olson
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, Episode: Host – Justin Timberlake, Production Designer: Eugene Lee, Akira Yoshimura, Keith Ian Raywood

Awards, Music, or Game Shows
2009 CMT MUSIC AWARDS, Production Designer: Anne Brahic
51st ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS, Production Designer: Brian Stonestreet, Steve Bass
61st ANNUAL EMMY AWARDS, Production Designer: Steve Bass
66th GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS, Production Designer: Brian Stonestreet
WHEEL OF FORTUNE, EPISODE: On Location in Hawaii, Production Designer: Renee Hoss-Johnson