Festival honors production designer

Ferretti won Oscar for 'Aviator'

Dante Ferretti has been selected to receive the Hollywood Film Festival’s Production Designer of the Year Award this year.

He”ll receive the kudo at the festival’s Oct. 22 awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton. The selection was determined via a recommendation of the Council of the Art Directors Guild.

Ferretti received an Oscar for production design on “The Aviator” in 2005. He received production design nominations for “The Adventures of Baron Munchausen,” “Hamlet,” “The Age of Innocence,” “Interview with the Vampire,” “Gangs of New York” and “Kundun,” for which he also received a nomination for costume design.

Previous recipients of the festival’s honors are Stuart Craig, William Creber, Robert Boyle, Henry Bumstead, Grant Major, Harold Michelson and John Myhre.

Ferretti recently served as production designer on “Sweeney Todd.”

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