Design excellence is frequently thought of in terms of its level of opulence, lavishness and finely polished style. More often than not, the design awards go to the "pretty" shows.
Art Directors Guild Awards
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"Anna Karenina," "Argo," "Django Unchained," "Lincoln" and "Les Miserables" have scored nominations for production design in a period film from the Art Directors Guild.
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Host Paula Poundstone didn't shy away from ribbing org members at the Art Directors Guild Awards on Saturday night.
"Hugo," "Harry Potter" and "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" earned top honors from the Art Directors Guild at the 16th annual Excellence in Production Design ceremony held Saturday at the Beverly…
John Sabato on Patti Podesta, production designer, "Cinema Verite"