Art directors org votes Sylbert lifetime kudos

Credits include 'Woolf,' 'Cotton Club'

Richard Sylbert has been voted a lifetime achievement award by the board of directors of the Society of Motion Picture & Television Art Directors.

The award will be presented Feb. 26 at the org’s fourth annual Excellence in Production Design Awards.

Sylbert, who has worked on 45 films since 1955, received Oscars in 1966 for “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” and in 1990 for “Dick Tracy.” His credits include “The Cotton Club,” “Reds,” “Chinatown,” “Shampoo,” “The Graduate,” “The Pawnbroker,” “Rosemary’s Baby,” “The Manchurian Candidate,” “Splendor in the Grass” and “Baby Doll.” He was also vice president in charge of production for Paramount Pictures from 1975-77.

Sylbert is production designer on P.J. Hogan’s “Unconditional Love,” filming for New Line in Chicago; his next assignment will be “In the Boom Boom Room” for New Line and Barbara Kopple.

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