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

For more information, please contact Debbie Patton at the Art Directors Guild
(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 this years rules are noted in red.



 
 


PRESS
RELEASES

ADG AWARDS PRESS RELEASES
Jan 05 2017
NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED
For The Art Directors Guild 21st Annual Excellence In Production Design Awards Press Release ›Word Document Version ›
Dec 15 2016
Art Directors Guild To Induct Oscar®-Winning Production Designer Gene Allen Into Hall Of Fame At The 21st Annual Excellence In Production Design Awards Press Release ›Word Document Version ›
Nov 23 2016
Albert Obregon, Cate Bangs And Joseph Musso Join René Lagler In Receiving ADG Lifetime Achievement Awards Press Release ›Word Document Version ›
Oct 13 2016
Emmy®-Winning Production Designer René Lagler To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At 21st Annual Art Directors Guild Awards On February 11 Press Release ›Word Document Version ›
Sep 14 2016
Art Directors Guild proudly Congratulates our Members and their Colleagues on their 68th Primetime Emmy® Awards and Nominations Press Release ›





 

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