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For Best Art Direction

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2013
THE GREAT GATSBY
"The Great Gatsby" took home the Oscar®, with Catherine Martin winning for production design and Beverley Dunn for set decoration. Martin is a six-time nominee and, earlier in the evening, also won for costume design on her husband Baz Luhrmann's film; Dunn is a first-time Oscar® nominee.
 
Other nominees included "Gravity's" Andy Nicholson (production design) and Rosie Goodwin and Joanne Woollard (set decoration); "American Hustle's" Judy Becker (production design) and Heather Loeffler (set decoration); "Her's" K.K. Barrett (production design) and Gene Serdena (set decoration); and "12 Years a Slave's" Adam Stockhausen (production design) and Alice Baker (set decoration).

At the 18th Annual ADG Awards, Andy Nicholson of "Gravity" earned the honor in the fantasy film category.
K.K. Barrett won for contemporary film for "Her" and Martin received the trophy for period film for "The Great Gatsby."

2012
LINCOLN
Production Designer Rick Carter, won his second Academy Award for "Lincoln." His first Oscar® was won in 2009 for his work on "Avatar."

Other nominees included "Anna Karenina" Sarah Greenwood (production design) and Katie Spencer (set decoration); "The Hobbit'" Dan Hennah (production design) and Ra V incent and Simon Bright (set decoration); "Les Misérables" Eve Stewart (production design) and Anna Lynch-Robinson (set decoration); and "Life of Pi" David Gropman (production design) and Anna Pinnock (set decoration).

At the 17th Annual ADG Awards, David Gropman of "Life of Pi" earned the honor in the fantasy film category.
Dennis Gassner won for contemporary film for "Skyfall" and Martin received the trophy for period film for "Anna Karenina."

2011
HUGO

Art Direction: Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo / Paramount Pictures

2010
ALICE IN WONDERLAND

Art Direction: Production Designer: Robert Stromberg; Set Decoration: Karen O'Hara / Disney Pictures

2009
AVATAR

Art Direction: Rick Carter and Robert Stromberg; Set Decoration: Kim Sinclair / Lightstorm Pictures

2008
THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON

Art Direction: Donald Graham Burt; Set Decoration: Victor J. Zolfo  / Warner Bros.

2007
SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET

Art Direction: Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo / Dreamworks Pictures

2006
PAN'S LABYRINTH

Art Direction: Eugenio Caballero; Set Decoration: Pilar Revuelta / Picturehouse

2005
MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA

Art Direction: John Myhre; Set Decoration: Gretchen Rau / Sony Pictures Releasing

2004
THE AVIATOR

Art Direction: 
Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo / Miramax, Initial Entertainment Group & Warner Bros.

2003
THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING

Art Direction: 
Grant Major; Set Decoration: Dan Hennah, Alan Lee / New Line Cinema

2002
CHICAGO

Art Direction: 
John Myhre; Set Decoration: Gordon Sim / Miramax Films

2001
MOULIN ROUGE!

Art Direction: 
Catherine Martin; Set Decoration: Brigitte Broch / 20th Century Fox

2000
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON

Art Direction: 
Tim Yip / Sony Pictures Classics

1999
SLEEPY HOLLOW

Art Direction: Rick Heinrichs; Set Decoration: Peter Young / Paramount Pictures

1998
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE

Art Direction: Martin Childs; Set Decoration: Jill Quertier / Miramax

1997
TITANIC

Art Direction: 
Peter Lamont; Set Decoration: Michael Ford / Fox & Paramount

1996
THE ENGLISH PATIENT
Stuart Craig; Set Decoration: Stephenie McMillan /Miramax Films

1995
RESTORATION
Eugenio Zanetti; Segue Productions / Avenue Pictures in association with Oxford Film Company Production; Miramax Films

1994
THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE
Ken Adam; Set Decoration: Carolyn Scott / Close Call Films Production; Samuel Goldwyn Co. in association with Channel 4 (UK)

1993
SCHINDLER’S LIST
Allan Starski; Set Decoration: Ewa Braun / Universal Pictures / Amblin Entertainment Production; Universal

1992
HOWARDS END
Luciana Arrighi; Set Decoration: Ian Whittaker / Merchant Ivory Productions; Sony Pictures Classics (UK/U.S.)

1991
BUGSY
Dennis Gassner; Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh / TriStar Pictures Production; TriStar

1990
DICK TRACY
Richard Sylbert; Set Decoration: Rick Simpson / Touchstone Pictures Production; Buena Vista

1989
BATMAN
Anton Furst; Set Decoration: Peter Young / Warner Bros. Production; Warner Bros.

1988
DANGEROUS LIAISONS
Stuart Craig; Set Decoration: Gerard James / Warner Bros. Production; Warner Bros.

1987
THE LAST EMPEROR
Ferdinando Scarfiotti; Set Decoration: Bruno Cesari, Osvaldo Desideri / Hemdale Film Production; Columbia (UK)

1986
A ROOM WITH A VIEW
Gianni Quaranta, Brian Ackland-Snow; Set Decoration: Brian Savegar, Elio Altaura Merchant Ivory Production for Goldcrest and Cinecom; Cinecom Pictures (UK)

1985
OUT OF AFRICA
Stephen Grimes; Set Decoration: Josie MacAvin / Universal Pictures Limited Production; Universal

1984
AMADEUS
Patrizia Von Brandenstein; Set Decoration: Karel Cerny / Saul Zaentz Company Production; Orion

1983
FANNY & ALEXANDER
Anna Asp; Cinematograph AB for the Swedish Film Institute / Swedish Television SVT 1 (Sweden)/Gaumont (France) / Personafilm and Tobis Filmkunst (BRD) Production; Embassy Pictures Corporation (Sweden)

1982
GANDHI
Stuart Craig, Bob Laing; Set Decoration: Michael Seirton/Indo-British Film Production; Columbia (UK)

1981
RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK
Norman Reynolds, Leslie Dilley; Set Decoration: Michael Ford / Lucasfilm, Ltd. Production; Paramount

1980
TESS
Pierre Guffroy, Jack Stephens; Renn-Burrill co-production with the participation of the Societe Francaise de Production (S.F.P.); Columbia (France/UK)

1979
ALL THAT JAZZ
Philip Rosenberg, Tony Walton; Set Decoration: Edward Stewart, Gary Brink / Columbia / 20th Cetury-Fox Production; 20th Century-Fox

1978
HEAVEN CAN WAIT
Paul Sylbert, Edwin O'Donovan; Set Decoration: George Gaines / Dogwood Productions; Paramount

1977
STAR WARS
John Barry, Norman Reynolds, Leslie Dilley; Set Decoration: Roger Christian / Lucasfilm, Ltd., Production; 20th Century-Fox

1976
ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN
George Jenkins; Set Decoration: George Gaines / Wildwood Enterprises Inc. Production; Warner Bros.

1975
BARRY LYNDON
Ken Adam, Roy Walker; Set Decoration: Vernon Dixon / Hawk Films, Ltd. Production; Warner Bros (UK)

1974
THE GODFATHER PART II
Dean Tavoularis, Angelo Graham; Set Decoration: George B. Nelson / Coppola Company Production; Paramount

1973
THE STING
Henry Bumstead; Set Decoration: James Payne/Universal-Bill Phillips-George Roy Hill Film Prodction; Zanuck / Brown Presentation; Universal

1972
CABARET
Rolf Zehetbauer, Jurgen Kiebach; Set Decoration: Herbert Strabel / ABC Pictures Production; Allied Artists

1971
NICHOLAS AND ALEXANDRA
John Box, Ernest Archer, Jack Maxsted, Gil Parrondo; Set Decoration:Vernon Dixon / A Horizon Pictures Production; Columbia (UK)

1970
PATTON
Urie McCleary, Gil Parrondo; Set Decoration: Antonio Mateos, Pierre-Louis Thevenet / 20th Century-Fox

1969
HELLO DOLLY!
John DeCuir, Jack Martin Smith, Herman Blumenthal; Set Decoration: Walter M. Scott, George Hopkins, Raphael Bretton / Chenault Productions; 20th Century-Fox

1968
OLIVER!
John Box, Terence Marsh; Set Decoration: Vernon Dixon, Ken Muggleston / Romulus Films, Ltd. Production; Columbia (UK)

1967
CAMELOT
John Truscott, Edward Carrere; Set Decoration: John W. Brown / Warner Bros.-Seven Arts

1966
Black & White: WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
Richard Sylbert; Set Decoration: George James Hopkins / Chenault Productions; Warner Bros.
Color: FANTASTIC VOYAGE
Jack Martin Smith, Dale Hennessey; Set Decoration: Walter M. Scott, Stuart A. Reiss / 20th Century-Fox

1965
Black & White: SHIP OF FOOLS
Robert Clatworthy; Set Decoration: Joseph Kish/Columbia
Color: DOCTOR ZHIVAGO
John Box, Terry Marsh; Set Decoration: Darlo Simoni/Sostar S.A.-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer British Studios, Ltd. Production; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

1964
Black & White: ZORBA THE GREEK
Vassilis Fotopoulos; Rochley, Ltd. Production; International Classics, (U.S./Greece)
Color: MY FAIR LADY
Gene Allen, Cecil Beaton; Set Decoration: George James Hopkins/Warner Bros.

1963
Black & White: AMERICA AMERICA
Gene Callahan; Athena Enterprises Production; Warner Bros.
Color: CLEOPATRA
John DeCuir, Jack Martin Smith, Hilyard Brown, Herman Blumenthal, Elven Webb, Maurice Pellng, Boris Juraga; Set Decoration: Walter M. Scott, Paul S. Fox, Ray Moyer/20th Century-Fox, Ltd.-MCL Films SA.WALWA FIlms S.A. Production; 20th Century-Fox

1962
Black & White: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
Alexander Golitzen, Henry Bumstead; Set Decoration: Oliver Emrt / Universal-International-Pakula-Mulligan-Brentwood Production; Universal-International
Color: LAWRENCE OF ARABIA
John Box, John Stoll; Set Decoration: Dario Simoni/Horizon Pictures (G.B.), Ltd.-Sam Spiegel-David Lean Production; Columbia (UK)

1961
Black & White: THE HUSTLER
Harry Horner; Set Decoration: Gene Callahan / Robert Rossen Productions; 20th Century-Fox
Color: WEST SIDE STORY
Boris Leven; Set Decoration: Victor A. Gangelin/Mirisch Pictures, Inc. & B&P Enterprises, Inc.; United Artists

1960
Black & White: THE APARTMENT
Alexander Trauner; Set Decoration: Edward G. Boyle / The Mirisch Company, Inc.; United Artists)
Color: SPARTACUS
Alexander Golitzen, Eric Orbom; Set Decoration: Russell A. Gausman, Julia Heron/Bryna Productions, Inc.; Universal-International

1959
Black & White: THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
Lyle R. Wheeler, George W. Davis; Set Decoration: Walter M. Sott, Stuart A. Reiss/20th Century-Fox
Color: BEN-HUR
William A. Horning, Edward Carfagno; Set Decoration: Hugh Hunt/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

1958
GIGI
William A. Horning, Preston Ames; Set Decoration: Henry Grace, Keogh Gleason / Arthur Freed Productions, Inc.; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

1957
SAYONARA
Ted Haworth; Set Decoration: Robert Priestley / William Goetz Production; Warner Bros

1956
Black & White: SOMEBODY UP THERE LIKES ME
Cedric Gibbons, Malcolm F. Brown; Set Decoration: Edwin B. Willis, F. Keogh Gleason / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Color: THE KING AND I
Lyle R. Wheeler, John DeCuir; Set Decoration: Walter M. Scott, Paul S. Fox / 20th Century-Fox

1955
Black & White: THE ROSE TATTOO
Hal Pereira, Tambi Larsen; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Hal Wallis Productions; Paramount
Color: PICNIC
William Flannery, Jo Mielziner; Set Decoration: Robert Priestley Columbia

1954
Black & White: ON THE WATERFRONT
Richard Day; Horizon-American Corporation; Columbia
Color: 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA
John Meehan; Set Decoration: Emile Kuri / Walt Disney Productions; Buena Vista

1953
Black & White: JULIUS CAESAR
Cedric GIbbons, Edward Carfagno; Set Decoration: Edwin B. Willis, Hugh Hunt / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Color: THE ROBE
Lyle Wheeler, George W. Davis; Set Decoration: WaIter M. Scott, Paul S. Fox / 20th Century-Fox

1952
Black & White: THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL
Cedric Gibbons, Edward Carfagno; Set Decoration: Edin B. Willis, Keogh Gleason / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Color: MOULIN ROUGE
Paul Sheriff; Set Decoration: Mardel Vertes, Romulus Films, Ltd. Production; United Artists

1951
Black & White: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
Richard Day; Set Decoration: George James Hopkins / Charles K. Feldman Group Productions; Warner Bros.
Color: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
Cedric Gibbons, Preston Ames; Set Decoration: Edwin B. Willis, Keogh Gleason/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

1950
Black & White: SUNSET BLVD.
Hans Dreier, John Meehan; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Ray Moyer/Paramount
Color: SAMSON AND DELILAH
Hans Dreier, Walter Tyler; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Ray Moyer/Cecil B. DeMille Productions; Paramount

1949
Black & White: THE HEIRES
Harry Horner, John Meehan; Set Decoration: Emile Kuri/Paramount
Color: LITTLE WOMEN
Cedric Gibbons, Paul Groesse; Set Decoration: Edwin B. Willis, Jack D. Moore/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

1948
Black & White: HAMLET
Roger K. Furse; Set Decoration: Carmen Dillon, J. Arthur Rank/Two Cities Films; Universal-International (UK)
Color: THE RED SHOES
Hein Heckroth; Set Decoration: Arthur Lawson, J. Arthur Rank/Archers Eagle Lion (UK)

1947
Black & White: GREAT EXPECTATIONS
John Bryan; Set Decoration: Wilfred Shingleton, J. Arthur Rank/Cineguild Universal-International (UK)
Color: BLACK NARCISSUS
Alfred Junge; Set Decoration: Alfred Junge, J. Arthur Rank/ Archers Universal-International (UK)

1946
Black & White: ANNA AND THE KING OF SIAM
Lyle Wheeler, William Darling; Interior Decoration: Thomas Little, Frank E. Hughes/20th Century-Fox
Color: THE YEARLING
Cedric Gibbons, Paul Groesse; Interior Decoration: Edwin B. Willis/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

1945
Black & White: BLOOD ON THE SUN
Wiard Ihnen; Interior Decoration: A. Roland Fields/Cagney Productions United Artists
Color: FRENCHMAN'S CREEK
Hans Dreier, Ernst Fegte; Interior Decoration: Sam Comer/Paramount

1944
Black & White: GASLIGHT
Cedric Gibbons, William Ferrari; Interior Decoration: Edwin B. Willis, Paul Huldschinsky / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Color: WILSON
Wiard Ihnen; Interior Decoration: Thomas Little/20th Century-Fox

1943
Black & White: THE SONG OF BERNADETTE
James Basevi, William Darling; Interior Decoration: Thomas Little/20th Century-Fox
Color: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
John B. Goodman, Alexander Golitzen; Interior Decoration: Russell A. Gausman, Ira S. Webb/Universal

1942
Black & White: THIS ABOVE ALL
Richard Day, Joseph Wright; Interior Decoration: Thomas Little/20th Century-Fox
Color: MY GAL SAL
Richard Day, Joseph Wright; Interior Decoration: Thomas Little/ 20th Century-Fox

1941
Black & White: HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY
Richard Day, Nathan Juran; Interior Decoration: Thomas Little/20th Century-Fox
Color: BLOSSOMS IN THE DUST
Cedric Gibbons, Urie McCleary; Interior Decoration: Edwin B. Willis/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

1940
Black & White: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Cedric Gibbons, Paul Groesse; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Color: THIEF OF BAGDAD
Vincent Korda; Alexander Korda/United Artists (United Kingdom/US)

1939
GONE WITH THE WIND
Lyle Wheeler; Selznick International Pictures; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

1938
THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD
Carl J. Weyl; Warner Bros.; First National

1937
LOST HORIZON
Stephen Goosson; Columbia

1936
DODSWORTH
Richard Day; Samuel Goldwyn Productions; United Artists


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