Art Directors Guild unveils nominees

Awards to be announced Feb. 5.

The Art Directors Guild has nominated 15 films in three feature categories for its top prize.

“True Grit,” “The King’s Speech,” “Shutter Island,” “Robin Hood” and “Get Low” were nommed in the period category.

In the fantasy film segment, the ADG picked “Alice in Wonderland,” Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1,” “Inception,” “Tron: Legacy” and “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.”

The contemporary films that made the nominations cut were “Black Swan,” “The Social Network,” “The Fighter,” “The Town” and “127 Hours.”

Single-camera TV series noms are “Mad Men,” “True Blood,” “The Tudors,” “24” and “Glee.” In the half-hour single-camera category, “Modern Family, “30 Rock,” “Outsourced,” “United States of Tara” and “Community” got the nod.

“Secrets in the Wall” and “Revenge of the Bridesmaids” were nommed for TV movie or miniseries. Other TV noms went to “Saturday Night Live,” “Two and a Half Men” and “How I Met Your Mother.”

The winners will be announced in a black-tie ceremony hosted by David Lynch at the Beverly Hilton on Feb. 5.

Production designer Patricia Norris will receive the org’s lifetime achievement award. ADG will also induct production designers Alexander Golitizen, Albert Heschong and Eugène Lourié into its hall of fame. Its cinematic imagery award will go to vfx artists Syd Dutton and Bill Taylor.

Noms were announced by ADG Council prexy Tom Walsh and awards co-producers Dawn Snyder and Tom Wilkins. Deadline for final voting, which is done online, is Feb. 3.

Click here to read the complete list of nominees. (PDF file)

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