2016
PROJECTS




AWARDS
CALENDAR
 
THE 21st ANNUAL EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN AWARDS
PROJECT SUBMISSIONS
Thursday, October 6, 2016
SUBMISSIONS BEGIN for Television & Feature Film projects
Thursday, November 10th
SUBMISSIONS END for Television projects
Saturday, November 12th
TELEVISION SUBMISSIONS REVIEW by the Awards Committee
Friday, November 18th
ART DIRECTORS NOTIFIED if their television submission was accepted
Eligible Television Projects List ›

UPLOADS BEGIN for Television & Feature Film projects to the ADG website
PROJECT Upload Specs & Information ›
Monday, December 5th
FEATURE FILM LIST delivered from AMPAS

NOMINATIONS VOTING
Monday, December 12, 2016
NOMINATION VOTING BEGINS for Feature Film & Television
(Art Directors Only)
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
VOTING ENDS
Thursday, January 5th
NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

FINAL VOTING
Monday, January 9th
VOTING BEGINS for Final Ballots (All Crafts)
Thursday, February 9th
VOTING ENDS

WINNERS ANNOUNCED
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2017
The 21st Annual Awards Show, Ray Dolby Ballroom
Hollywood & Highland ~ 5th Floor

For more information, please contact Debbie Patton, the ADG Awards & Events Director:
(818) 762-9995 or
debbie@artdirectors.org ›
 


AWARDS
RULES

21st Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards

FEATURE FILM
The Excellence in Production Design Award for a feature film will be awarded in three categories to the “recognized crafts” listed below. The Production Designer or their representative will provide submit a Nomination Form. Those recognized should have made a significant contribution to the look of the feature film.
• Feature Film Category I - Period Films
• Feature Film Category II - Fantasy Films
• Feature Film Category III - Contemporary Films

TELEVISION PROGRAMS
(over-the-air, cable, satellite or Internet exhibition)
The Excellence in Production Design Award for Television will be awarded in six categories and two areas to the “recognized crafts” listed below. The Production Designer or their representative will provide a Submission Form. Those recognized should have made a significant contribution to the look of television program or commercial.
• TV Category I - One Hour Period or Fantasy Single-Camera Television Series
• TV Category II - One Hour Contemporary Single-Camera Television Series
• TV Category III - Television Movie or Limited Series
• TV Category IV - Half Hour Single-Camera Television Series
• TV Category V - Multi-Camera Television Series
• TV Category VI – Awards or Event Specials

• TV Area I - Short Format: Web Series, Music Video or Commercial
• TV Area II - Variety, Reality, or Competition Series​
 
The ADG Awards Rules, Categories & Recognized Crafts
Changes to the rules are noted in red.



 
 


PRESS
RELEASES

ADG AWARDS PRESS RELEASES
Feb 11 2017
HIDDEN FIGURES, PASSENGERS and LA LA LAND Motion Picture Winners
at the 21st Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards Celebrating “Return to Hollywood”
MOZART IN THE JUNGLE, WESTWORLD, MR. ROBOT, THE NIGHT OF and THE GREAT INDOORS Win for Television Series
Director Brad Bird Receives Cinematic Imagery Award
Hosted by Comedian Patton Oswalt Press Release ›Word Document Version ›
Feb 09 2017
Oscar®-Nominated Production Designers And Set Decorators
To Participate In Panel Discussion On February 25 At Egyptian Theatre Press Release ›Word Document Version ›
Feb 09 2017
MEDIA ALERT
Actors Ben Feldman, George Newbern And Violett Beane Added As Presenters
For The 21st Annual Art Directors Guild Awards
Hosted By Patton Oswalt Press Release ›Word Document Version ›
Feb 08 2017
Original Backdrops From Classic Hollywood Films To Be Showcased
At The 21st Annual Art Directors Guild’s Excellence In Production Design Awards
Press Release ›Word Document Version ›
Feb 06 2017
MEDIA ALERT
Matthew Modine, Will Forte, Kristen Schaal, and Titus Welliver Added As Presenters
For The 21st Annual Art Directors Guild Awards
Hosted By Patton Oswalt
Press Release ›Word Document Version ›





 

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For more information please contact Debbie Patton:
debbie@artdirectors.org ›
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