AWARD
RULES

20th Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards
Updated Categories noted in red 

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 - Variety, Competition, Reality, or Game Show Series
• TV Area II - Variety, Reality, or Competition Series​
 
The ADG Awards Rules,  Categories & Recognized Crafts
Changes to this years rules and categories are noted in red.



 
 


AWARDS
CALENDAR

2015 PROJECT SUBMISSIONS
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
SUBMISSIONS BEGIN for Television & Feature Film projects
Thursday, November 5th
SUBMISSIONS END for Television & Feature Film projects
Saturday, November 7th
TELEVISION SUBMISSIONS REVIEW by the Awards Committee
Wednesday, November 11th
ART DIRECTORS NOTIFIED if their television submission was accepted
Uploads Begin for Television & Feature Film projects to the ADG website
Wednesday, December 9th
FEATURE FILM LIST delivered from AMPAS

NOMINATIONS VOTING
Monday, December 14, 2015
NOMINATION VOTING BEGINS for Feature Film & Television (Art Directors Only)
Monday, January 4, 2016
VOTING ENDS
Tuesday, January 5th
NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

FINAL VOTING
Thursday, January 7th
VOTING BEGINS for Final Ballots (All Crafts)
Thursday, January 28th
VOTING ENDS

SAVE THE DATE
SUNDAY, JANUARY 31, 2016
WINNERS ANNOUNCED
at the 20th Annual Awards Banquet, Beverly Hilton Hotel
 
  Dates are subject to change
If you have questions, please contact Debbie Patton at the Art Directors Guild
(818) 762-9995 or
 debbie@artdirectors.org ›
 
 


2015
PROJECTS


2015 TELEVISION & FEATURE FILM DESIGN PRESENTATIONS UPLOADS BEGIN
Wednesday, November 11, 2015


PRESS
RELEASES

ADG AWARDS PRESS RELEASES
Mar 17 2015
20th Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence In Production Design Awards Set For Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016 Timeline For Awards Announced Press Release ›Word Document Version ›
Feb 17 2015
MEDIA ALERT: The Art Of Production Design Oscar® Panel Hosted By Art Directors Guild
Press Release ›Word Document Version ›
Feb 12 2015
Oscar®-Nominated Production Designers And Set Decorators To Participate In Panel Discussion On February 21 At Egyptian Theatre
Press Release ›Word Document Version ›
Jan 31 2015
The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) tonight announced winners of its 19th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards, in eleven categories of film, television, commercials and music videos during a black-tie ceremony at the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The awards took place before an audience of more than 850, including Guild members, industry executives and press. ADG President Mimi Gramatky and Council Chair Marcia Hinds presided over the awards ceremony with comedian Owen Benjamin serving as host. Press Release ›
Jan 30 2015
Kiernan Shipka & Lisa Edelstein Joining George Clooney, Anne Hathaway, Eddie Redmayne & Felicity Jones As Presenters At Art Directors Guild Awards This Saturday Press Release ›





~ The 20th Annual ADG Awards Banquet will be held on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel ~

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