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‘The Post,’ ‘Blade Runner 2049,’ ‘Twin Peaks: The Return’ earn Art Directors Guild nominations

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has announced nominations for the 22nd Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos and, for the first time, animation features. In three separate feature film categories, Period, Fantasy and Contemporary, nominees include Darkest Hour, The Post, Blade Runner 2049, Wonder Woman, Downsizing and Lady Bird. On the television side, Twin Peaks: ...

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Key Dates and Deadlines Between January 1st and the Oscars (March 4th)

It’s the new year and we now enter what is essentially Phase II of awards season. The majority of critics’ groups have announced winners (or at least nominees) with some still to reveal this month. But January is where the heavy hitters land with the televised awards: The Golden Globes, Critics’ Choice and the Screen Actors Guild. It’s also when ...

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2017/2018 Film Awards Calendar

2017/2018 Film Awards Calendar OCTOBER 2017 Gotham Award Nominations – October 19, 2017 NOVEMBER 2017 Producers Guild of America Documentary Nominations (PGA) – November 20, 2017 Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations – November 21, 2017 Gotham Awards – November 27, 2017 National Board of Review (NBR) – November 28, 2017 New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC) – November 30, 2017 ...

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2017 Art Directors Guild (ADG) Winners: La La Land, Hidden Figures and Passengers

The 2017 Art Directors Guild awards honored the sets and production design of Hidden Figures (Period), La La Land (Contemporary), and Passengers (Fantasy). Only La La Land and Passengers are Oscar-nominated. Last year the group awarded Mad Max: Fury Road (Fantasy), The Revenant (Period) and The Martin (Contemporary) in the Feature Film categories with Mad Max: Fury Road going on ...

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Hidden Figures, Passengers, Lion Among 2017 Art Directors Guild (ADG) Nominations for Feature Film

Nominees for the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) 21st Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in 11 categories of Production Design for theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos were announced today by ADG Council Chair Marcia Hinds and Awards Producers Thomas Wilkins and Thomas Walsh. The 21st Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards celebrating “Return to ...

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The Revenant, Mad Max, The Martian Nab Art Directors Guild (ADG) Wins

  The Revenant, Mad Max: Fury Road and The Martian all won their respective categories of Period, Fantasy and Contemporary Film from the 20th Art Directors Guild awards last night. Each are nominated for the Production Design Oscar as well, making this is very close race. In television, Game of Thrones, American Horror Story: Hotel and The Muppets were among ...

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Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Winner

  Now that the Oscar nominations are out and the guilds (as well as groups like the Golden Globes and BFCA have announced) are underway, the race is starting to take shape. Or, in the case of this season, taking a left turn and changing the race entirely. This weekend, The Big Short bested BFCA winner Spotlight, Golden Globe winner ...

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Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Nominee

  Anne Thompson often says (and I’m paraphrasing) that it takes support from all branches to really make a Best Picture nominee and I agree. While actors make up the majority of the voters in the Academy (1,138, to be exact), when a film has the support of the film editors, the cinematographers and the sound people to build those numbers ...

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