BEVERLY HILLS, February 13 —The Art Directors Guild (ADG) tonight announced winners of its 14th Annual Excellence in 2009 Production Design Awards in nine categories of film, television, commercials and music videos during black-tie ceremonies at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. ADG Chairman Thomas A. Walsh presided over the awards ceremony with Paula Poundstone serving as host. Honorary awards were presented to Production Designer Terence Marsh for Lifetime Achievement and to iconic filmmaker Warren Beatty for Outstanding Contribution to Cinematic Imagery. Production Designer Michael Baugh also received a Creative Leadership Award.

During its ceremony tonight ADG inducted three additional legendary Production Designers into its Hall of Fame, bringing the roster to 30. The new inductees were Malcolm F. Brown, Bob Keene and Ferdinando Scarfiotti.

ADG awards recognition always goes to the Production Designer, Art Director and Assistant Art Director of each nominated and winning project.

WINNERS FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A FEATURE FILM IN 2009:
Period Film
“Sherlock Holmes” Production Designer: Sarah Greenwood

Fantasy Film
“Avatar” Production Designer: Rick Carter
Robert Stromberg

Contemporary Film
“The Hurt Locker” Production Designer: Karl Juliusson

WINNERS FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN IN TELEVISION FOR 2009:
Single-Camera Television Series
“Mad Men”

Episode: Souvenir Production Designer: Dan Bishop
Television Movie or Mini-Series
“Grey Gardens” Production Designer: Kalina Ivanov

Episode of a Half Hour Single-Camera Television Series
“Weeds”
Episode: Ducks and Tigers Production Designer: Joseph P. Lucky

Episode of a Multi-Camera, Variety or Unscripted Series
“Hell’s Kitchen”
Episode: 604 Production Designer: John Janavs

Awards, Music or Game Shows
51st Annual Grammy Awards Production Designer: Brian Stonestreet
Steve Bass

WINNER FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR COMMERCIALS AND MUSIC VIDEOS FOR 2009:
Absolut Anthem
Commercial: In An Absolut World Production Designer: James Chinlund

About the Art Directors Guild: The Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) represents nearly 2,000 members who work throughout the United States, Canada and the rest of the world in film, television and theater as Production Designers, Art Directors, and Assistant Art Directors; Scenic, Title and Graphic Artists; Illustrators and Matte Artists; and Set Designers and Model Makers.