28th Art Directors Guild (ADG) Awards: ‘Poor Things,’ ‘The Bear’ Top Winners

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The 28th Art Directors Guild (ADG) awards were held tonight where Oppenheimer, Poor Things, The Great and The Bear were among the top winners for production design in feature film, television, commercials, animated features and music videos.

Feature film winners Oppenheimer and Poor Things are Oscar-nominated alongside Barbie, Killers of the Flower Moon and Napoleon, which were all also nominated here.

Lifetime achievement awards were handed to Francine West, David Lowery, Wynn P. Thomas and Greg Papalia as well as legendary production designer Lawrence G. Paull (Blade Runner, Back to the Future, Romancing the Stone) being inducted into the ADG Hall of Fame and celebrated director Mimi Leder (Deep Impact, ER, The Morning Show) received the Cinematic Imagery award.

The ceremony was hosted by Max Greenfield (New Girl) live from the Ray Dolby Ballroom at the Ovation Hollywood.

Here is the complete list of winners.


Asteroid City
Production Designer: Adam Stockhausen

Killers of the Flower Moon
Production Designer: Jack Fisk

Production Designer: Kevin Thompson

Production Designer: Arthur Max

Oppenheimer – WINNER
Production Designer: Ruth De Jong


Production Designer: Sarah Greenwood

The Creator
Production Designer: James Clyne

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
Production Designer: Beth Mickle

Poor Things – WINNER
Production Designers: James Price, Shona Heath

Production Designer: Nathan Crowley


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 – WINNER
Production Designer: Suzie Davies


The Boy and the Heron
Art Director: Yoji Takeshinge

Production Designer: Don Shank

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse – WINNER
Production Designer: Patrick O’Keefe

The Super Mario Bros. Movie
Production Designer: Guillaume Aretos

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem
Production Designer: Yashar Kassai



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” – WINNER
Production Designer: Francesca di Mottola

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “Susan”
Production Designer: Bill Groom

Perry Mason – “Chapter Eleven”
Production Designer: Keith Cunningham


For All Mankind – “The Bear Hug”
Production Designer: Seth Reed

The Last of Us – “Infected” – WINNER
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


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” – WINNER
Production Designer: Stephen Carter

Yellowjackets – “Digestif”
Production Designer: Margot Ready


All the Light We Cannot See
Production Designer: Simon Elliott

A Murder at the End of the World
Production Designer: Alex DiGerlando

Production Designer: Grace Yun

Daisy Jones & The Six
Production Designer: Jessica Kender

Lessons in Chemistry
Production Designer: Cat Smith


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” – WINNER
Production Designer: Brandon Tonner-Connolly

What We Do in the Shadows – “A Weekend at Morrigan Manor”
Production Designer: Shayne Fox


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” – WINNER
Production Designer: Glenda Rovello

That 90’s Show – “Free Leia”
Production Designer: Greg J. Grande


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” – WINNER
Production Designers: Mathieu Weekes, Benjamin Norman


76th Annual Tony Awards
Production Designer: Steve Bass

80th Golden Globe Awards – WINNER
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


Apple: The New Macbook Pro: “Scary Fast” – WINNER
Production Designer: François Audouy

Booking.com: “Somewhere, Anywhere,” The Musical – WINNER
Production Designer: Florencia Martin

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


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” – WINNER
Production Designer: Ethan Tobman

Erik Anderson

Erik Anderson is the founder/owner and Editor-in-Chief of AwardsWatch and has always loved all things Oscar, having watched the Academy Awards since he was in single digits; making lists, rankings and predictions throughout the show. This led him down the path to obsessing about awards. Much later, he found himself in film school and the film forums of GoldDerby, and then migrated over to the former Oscarwatch (now AwardsDaily), before breaking off to create AwardsWatch in 2013. He is a Rotten Tomatoes-approved critic, accredited by the Cannes Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival and more, is a member of the International Cinephile Society (ICS), The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics (GALECA), Hollywood Critics Association (HCA) and the International Press Academy. Among his many achieved goals with AwardsWatch, he has given a platform to underrepresented writers and critics and supplied them with access to film festivals and the industry and calls the Bay Area his home where he lives with his husband and son.

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