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Art Directors Guild to present its annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in Beverly Hills

Comedian Owen Benjamin is set to conduct the awards ceremony. Courtesy Image
Comedian Owen Benjamin is set to conduct the awards ceremony. Courtesy Image

“Birdman,” “Inherent Vice” and “Guardians of the Galaxy” were among the films nominated today for production design honors by the Art Directors Guild, while “Mad Men,” “Gotham” and “Game of Thrones” were among the television nominees.

The guild will present its 19th annual Excellence in Production Design Awards on Jan. 31 at the Beverly Hilton. Comedian Owen Benjamin will host the ceremony.

During the event, Christopher Nolan will receive the guild’s Cinematic Imagery Award, while lifetime achievement awards will be presented to production designer Jim Bissell, senior illustrator Camille Abbott, senior set designer John P. Bruce and scenic artist Will Ferrell. Inducted into the guild’s Hall of Fame will be John Gabriel Beckman, Charles Lisanby and Walter Tyler.

Here is a complete list of nominees. NOMINEES FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A FEATURE FILM IN 2014: Period film

— “Inherent Vice,” Production designer: David Crank

— “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Production designer: Adam Stockhausen

— “The Imitation Game,” Production designer: Maria Djurkovic

— “The Theory of Everything,” Production designer: John Paul Kelly

— “Unbroken,” Production designer: Jon Hutman Fantasy film

— “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” Production designer: Peter Wenham

— “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” Production designer: James Chinlund

— “Guardians of the Galaxy,” Production designer: Charles Wood

— “Interstellar,” Production designer: Nathan Crowley

— “Into the Woods,” Production designer: Dennis Gassner Contemporary film

— “American Sniper,” Production designers: James J. Murakami, Charisse Cardenas

— “Birdman,” Production designer: Kevin Thompson

— “Foxcatcher,” Production designer: Jess Gonchor

— “Gone Girl,” Production designer: Donald Graham Burt

— “Nightcrawler,” Production designer: Kevin Kavanaugh Excellence in production design for television in 2014 One-hour period or fantasy single-camera television series

— “Game of Thrones”: “The Laws of Gods and Men,” “The Mountain and the Viper,” Production designer: Deborah Riley

— “Mad Men”: “Time Zones,” Production designer: Dan Bishop

— “Gotham”: “Pilot,” “Selina Kyle,” “Arkham,” Production designer: Doug Kraner

— “The Knick”: “Method and Madness,” “Working Late a Lot,” Production designer: Howard Cummings

— “Boardwalk Empire”: “Golden Days for Boys and Girls,” Production designer: Bill Groom One-hour contemporary single-camera television series

— “Homeland”: “The Drone Queen,” Production designer: John D. Kretschmer

— “House of Cards”: “Chapter 18,” Production designer: Steve Arnold

— “Justified”: “Murder of Crowes,” “Wrong Roads,” “The Toll,” Production designer: Dave Blass

— “The Newsroom”: “Boston,” “Main Justice,” “Contempt,” Production designer: Karen Steward

— “True Detective”: “The Locked Room,” “Form and Void,” Production designer: Alex Digerlando Television movie or miniseries

— “American Horror Story: Freak Show”: “Massacres and Matinees,” Production designer: Mark Worthington

— “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey”: “Unafraid of the Dark,” Production designer: Seth Reed

— “Fargo”: “The Crocodiles Dilemma,” Production designer: John Blackie

— “Houdini”: “Part I,” “Part II,” Production designer: Patrizia Von Brandenstein

— “Sherlock”: “His Last Vow,” Production designer: Arwel W. Jones Half hour single-camera television series

— “Californication”: “Faith, Hope, Love,” “Like Father Like Son,” “Kickoff,” Production designer: Ray Yamagata

— “House of Lies”: “Wreckage,” “Middlegame,” “Zha-Moreng,” Production designer: Ray Yamagata

— “Modern Family”: “Halloween 3: Awesomeland,” “Marco Polo,” “Won’t You Be Our Neighbor,” Production designer: Claire Bennett

— “Silicon Valley”: “Articles of Incorporation,” “Signaling Risk,” “Optimal Tip-to-Tip Efficiency,” Production designer: Richard Toyon

— “Veep”: “Clovis,” “Special Relationship,” “Debate,” Production designer: James Gloster Multicamera television series

— “How I Met Your Mother”: “How Your Mother Met Me,” Production designer: Stephan Olson

— “Mike & Molly”: “Mike & Molly’s Excellent Adventure,” “The Dice Lady Cometh,” Production designer: John Shaffner

— “The Big Bang Theory”: “The Locomotive Manipulation,” “The Convention Conundrum,” “The Status Quo Combustion,” Production designer: John Shaffner

— “The Millers”: “You Are the Wind Beneath My Wings, Man,” “Con- Troversy,” “Papa Was a Rolling Bone,” Production designer: Glenda Rovello

— “Undatable”: “Pilot,” Production designer: Cabot Mcmullen Awards or event special

— “86th Annual Academy Awards,” Production designer: Derek Mclane

— “Peter Pan Live!,” Production designer: Derek Mclane

— “Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show,” Production designer: Bruce Rodgers

— “The American Music Awards 2014,” Production designer: Joe Stewart

— “The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles,” Production designer: Matthew Russell

— “The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards,” Production designer: Keith Ian Raywood Short format: webseries, music video or commercial

— Apple: “Perspective,” Production designer: Sean Hargreaves

— Coldplay: “Magic,” Production designer: Emma Fairley

— Ikea: “Carousel,” Production designer: Richard Lassalle

— Katy Perry: “Dark Horse,” Production designer: Jeremy Reed

— “Simpson’s Marathon,” Production designer: Zach Mathews Variety, competition, reality or game show series

— “Key & Peele”: “Halloween Episode,” “Alien Imposters,” Production designer: Gary Kordan

— “Portlandia”: “Celery,” Production designer: Tyler B. Robinson

— “Saturday Night Live”: “Louis C. K. with Sam Smith,” “Anna Kendrick with Pharrell Williams,” “Chris Rock with Prince,” Production designers: Keith Ian Raywood, Eugene Lee, Akira Yoshimura, N. Joseph Detullio

— “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”: “1,” “45,” “56,” Production designers: Eugene Lee, Peter Baran

— “The Voice”: “Blind Auditions Premiere,” Production designers: James Pearse Connelly, Anton Goss

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