Art Directors Guild Awards: ‘Mank,’ ‘Tenet,’ ‘Da 5 Bloods’ Honoured – Complete Winners List
The 25th Annual Art Director’s Guild Awards took place as a reimagined virtual show, with Mank, Tenet and Da 5 Bloods taking home top film honours.
Hosted by Curb Your Enthusiasm’s J.B. Smoove, the event celebrates outstanding production design in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, animated features and music videos.
Ryan Murphy received Cinematic Imagery Award honoring his work reflecting the highest quality of production design. The award was presented by Matt Bomer, star of many of Murphy’s shows including Boys in the Band.
Other presenters included Jordi Molla (Jack Ryan); Nicco Annan (P-Valley); Tyra Banks; Maria Bakalova (Borat Subsequent Moviefilm), Aasif Mandvi (Evil); Jenna Elfman (Fear the Walking Dead) and Brian Tee (Chicago Med).
Lifetime Achievement Awards were presented to Emmy-winning production designer Stuart Wurtzel (AD), set designer Martha Johnston (SDMM), concept artist John Eaves (IMA) and scenic artist Patrick DeGreve (STG) for their legacies and contributions to their crafts.
Below are the winners of the 25th annual Art Directors Guild Awards.
FANTASY FEATURE FILM:
Tenet – Production Designer: Nathan Crowley
PERIOD FEATURE FILM:
Mank – Production Designer: Donald Graham Burt
CONTEMPORARY FEATURE FILM:
Da 5 Bloods – Production Designer: Wynn Thomas
ANIMATED FEATURE FILM:
Soul – Production Designer: Steve Pilcher
ONE-HOUR PERIOD OR FANTASY SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES:
The Mandalorian: “Chapter 13: The Jedi” – Production Designers: Andrew L. Jones, Doug Chiang
ONE-HOUR CONTEMPORARY SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES:
Ozark: “Wartime” – Production Designer: David Bomba
TELEVISION MOVIE OR LIMITED SERIES:
The Queen’s Gambit – Production Designer: Uli Hanisch
HALF-HOUR SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES:
What We Do in the Shadows: “Resurrection,” “Collaboration,” “Witches” – Production Designer: Kate Bunch
Will & Grace: “Accidentally on Porpoise,” “We Love Lucy,” “It’s Time” – Production Designer: Glenda Rovello
SHORT FORMAT: WEB SERIES, MUSIC VIDEO OR COMMERCIAL:
Harry Styles: “Falling” – Production Designer: François Audouy
Black Is King – Production Designers: Hannah Beachler, Carlos Laszlo, Susan Linss, Miranda Lorenz, Brandon Mendez, Rika Nakanishi, Ethan Tobman
VARIETY, REALITY OR COMPETITION SERIES:
Saturday Night Live: “Host: John Mulaney + Music: David Byrne,” Host: Adele + Music: H.E.R.,” “Host: Dave Chappelle + Music: Foo Fighters” – Production Designers: Keith Raywood, Eugene Lee, Akira Yoshimura, N. Joseph De Tullio