‘Star Wars,’ ‘Mad Max,’ ‘Martian’ Nominated for Art Directors Guild Awards

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “The Martian” and “The Revenant” have been nominated for the Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards.

The winners will be announced at the guild’s 20th annual awards show on Jan. 31 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Owen Benjamin will host.

Nominees in the period films category are Adam Stockhausen for “Bridges of Spies,” Thomas E. Sanders for “Crimson Peak,” Eve Stewart for “The Danish Girl,” Jack Fisk for “The Revenant” and Mark Ricker for “Trumbo.” Stockhausen won the Academy Award for art direction last year for “The Grand Budapest Hotel.”

Nominees for the fantasy films category are Dante Ferretti for “Cinderella,” Edward Verreaux for “Jurassic World,” Colin Gibson for “Mad Max: Fury Road,” Rick Carter and Darren Gilford for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and Scott Chambliss for “Tomorrowland.”

The TV nominees include “Downton Abbey,” “Game of Thrones” and “Mad Men.” There are six nominees in the variety, reality or competition series, due to a tie: “Conan,” “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” “Key & Peele,”  “Saturday Night Live,” “Top Chef” and “The Voice.”

Here’s the complete list of nominees:


Period Film

“Bridge of Spies” – Production Designer: Adam Stockhausen

“Crimson Peak” – Production Designer: Thomas E. Sanders

“The Danish Girl” – Production Designer: Eve Stewart

“The Revenant” – Production Designer: Jack Fisk

“Trumbo” – Production Designer: Mark Ricker

Fantasy Film

“Cinderella” – Production Designer: Dante Ferretti

“Jurassic World” – Production Designer: Edward Verreaux

“Mad Max: Fury Road” – Production Designer: Colin Gibson

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” – Production Designers: Rick Carter, Darren Gilford

“Tomorrowland” – Production Designer: Scott Chambliss

Contemporary Film

“Ex Machina” – Production Designer: Mark Digby

“Joy” – Production Designer: Judy Becker

“The Martian” – Production Designer: Arthur Max

“Sicario” – Production Designer: Patrice Vermette

“Spectre” – Production Designer: Dennis Gassner



One-Hour Period or Fantasy Single-Camera Series

“Downton Abbey”: “A Moorland Holiday” – Production Designer: Donal Woods

“Game of Thrones”: “High Sparrow,” “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken,” “Hardhome” – Production Designer: Deborah Riley

“Gotham”: “Strike Force,” “Dammed If You Do…” – Production Designer: Richard Berg

“The Knick”: “Ten Knots,” “The Best with the Best to Get the Best,” “Wonderful Surprises” – Production Designer: Howard Cummings

“Mad Men”: “Person to Person” – Production Designer: Dan Bishop

One-Hour Contemporary Single-Camera Series

“Better Call Saul”: “Five-O,” “Rico,” “Marco” – Production Designer: Tony Fanning

“Empire”: “Pilot” – Production Designer: Steve Saklad

“Homeland”: “The Tradition of Hospitality,” “All about Allison,” “The Litvinov Ruse” – Production Designer: John D. Kretschmer

“House of Cards”: “Chapter 29,” “Chapter 36” – Production Designer: Steve Arnold

“True Detective”: “The Western Book of the Dead,” “Night Finds You,” “Omega Station” – Production Designer: Alex Digerlando

Television Movie or Limited Series

“American Horror Story: Hotel”: “Checking in” – Production Designer: Mark Worthington

“Bessie” – Production Designer: Clark Hunter

“Fargo”: “Waiting for Dutch,” “Before the Law,” “Fear and Trembling” – Production Designer: Warren Alan Young

“Tut”: “Power,” “Betrayal,” “Destiny” – Production Designer: Michael Hanan

“Wolf Hall”: “Three Card Trick” – Production Designer: Pat Campbell

Half Hour Single-Camera Series

“The Last Man on Earth”: “Alive in Tucson,” “Is Anybody out There?,” “Silent Night” – Production Designer: Bruce Robert Hill

“The Muppets”: “The Ex-Factor,” “Pig’s in a Blanket” – Production Designer:Denise Pizzini

“Silicon Valley”: “Sand Hill Shuffle,” “Homicide,” “Adult Content” – Production Designer: Richard Toyon

“Transparent”: “Kina Hora,” “The Book of Life,” “Oscillate” – Production Designer: Cat Smith

“Veep”: “Joint Session,” “Election Night” – Production Designer: James Gloster

Multi-Camera Series

“2 Broke Girls”: “And the Escape Room,” “And the Maybe Baby,” “The Coming Out Party” Production Designer: Glenda Rovello

“The Big Bang Theory”: “The Skywalker Incursion,” “The Mystery Date Observation,” “The Platonic Permutation” Production Designer:John Shaffner

“Clipped”: “Dreamers,” “Wi-Fi,” “World’s Rudest Barbershop” – Production Designer: Greg Grande

“Mom”: “Mashed Potatoes and a Little Nitrous,” “Six Popes and Red Ferrari,” “Fun Girl Stuff and Eternal Salvation” – Production Designer: John Shaffner

“Truth Be Told”: “Pilot,” “Big Black Coffee,” “Members Only” – Production Designer: Stephan Olson

Awards or Event Special

“67th Annual Emmy Awards” – Production Designers: Tamlyn Wright, Baz Halpin

“The American Music Awards: 2015” – Production Designers: Joe Stewart, John Shaffner

“The Oscars: 2015” – Production Designer: Derek Mclane

“Saturday Night Live”: “40th Anniversary Special” – Production Designers: Keith Ian Raywood, Eugene Lee, Akira Yoshimura, N . Joseph Detullio, Peter Baran

“The Wiz Live” – Production Designer: Derek Mclane

Short Format: Web Series, Music Video or Commercial

“American Horror Story: Hotel”: “Hallways” – Production Designer: Zach Mathews

Apple Music: “The History of Sound” – Production Designer: Jess Gonchor

Duracell – Star Wars: “Battle for Christmas Morning” – Production Designer: Tom Meyer

Madonna: “Ghosttown” – Production Designer: Emma Fairley

Victoria’s Secret: “Rome” – Production Designer: Jeffrey Beecroft

Variety, Reality or Competition Series

“Conan”: “At Comic-Con” – Production Designer: Christopher Goumas

“The Ellen Degeneres Show”: “Halloween” – Production Designer: Scott Moses Key & Peele: “Ya’ll Ready for This?” “The End” Production Designer: Gary Kordan

“Saturday Night Live”: “Tracey Morgan/Demi Lovato,” “Scarlett Johansson/Wiz Khalifa,” “Miley Cyrus” – Production Designers: Keith Ian Raywood, Eugene Lee, Akira Yoshimura, N. Joseph Detullio

“Top Chef”: “Stop the Presses” – Production Designer: James Pearse Connelly

“The Voice Season 9”: “Blind Auditions Premiere,” “Battles Premiere,” “The Knockouts Premiere” – Production Designers: Anton Goss, James Pearse Connelly

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  1. you do realize that is a photo of a toy, right? That is the Sideshow Collectibles, Hot Toy of Kylo Ren… Maybe you should change that is an actual image from the film…

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