'Hidden Figures,' 'La La Land,' 'Rogue One' Among Art Directors Guild Award Nominees

10:55 AM 1/20/2017

by Carolyn Giardina

After a tie in voting, six films, including 'Fences' and 'Jackie,' are nominated for a period feature film.

Hidden Figures - Still 6- The African-American women working at NASA-H 2016
Twentieth Century Fox Films

The Art Directors Guild on Thursday announced the nominees for its 21st annual Excellence in Production Design Awards, which will be held Feb. 11 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland.

The guild recognizes work in three motion picture categories: period, fantasy and contemporary film. As a result of a tie in the voting, there are six nominees in the category for a period film: Cafe Society; Fences; Hacksaw Ridge; Hail, Caesar!; Hidden Figures; and Jackie

The nominees for a fantasy film include Arrival, Doctor Strange, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Passengers and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

In the category of contemporary film, the ADG nominated Hell or High Water, La La Land, Lion, Manchester by the Sea and Nocturnal Animals.

In television, as the result of another tie in voting, six contenders were nominated in the category for a variety, reality or competition series: American Grit, Portlandia, Saturday Night Live, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and The Voice.

The complete list of nominees follows:

  • Period Film

    Hidden Figures (WINNER)
    Production designer: Wynn Thomas

    Cafe Society
    Production designer: Santo Loquasto

    Production designer: David Gropman

    Hacksaw Ridge
    Production designer: Barry Robison

    Hail, Caesar!
    Production designer: Jess Gonchor

    Production designer: Jean Rabasse

  • Fantasy Film

    Passengers (WINNER)
    Production designer: Guy Hendrix Dyas

    Production designer: Patrice Vermette

    Doctor Strange
    Production designer: Charles Wood

    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
    Production designer: Stuart Craig

    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
    Production designers: Doug Chiang, Neil Lamont

  • Contemporary Film

    La La Land (WINNER)
    Production designer: David Wasco

    Hell or High Water
    Production designer: Tom Duffield

    Production designer: Chris Kennedy

    Manchester by the Sea
    Production designer: Ruth de Jong

    Nocturnal Animals
    Production designer: Shane Valentino

  • One-Hour Period or Fantasy Single-Camera Series

    Westworld: “Pilot” (WINNER)
    Production designer: Nathan Crowley

    Game of Thrones: “Blood of My Blood,” “The Broken Man,” “No One”

    Stranger Things: “The Vanishing of Will Byers,” “Holly, Jolly,” “The Upside Down”
    Production designer: Chris Trujillo

    The Crown: “Wolferton Splash,” “Hyde Park Corner,” “Smoke and Mirrors”
    Production designer: Martin Childs

    The Man in the High Castle: “The Tiger’s Cave,” “Land O’ Smiles,” “Fallout”
    Production designer: Drew Boughton

  • One-Hour Contemporary Single-Camera Series

    Mr. Robot: “Eps2.0_unm4sk-pt1.tc,” “Eps2.4_m4ster-slave.aes,” “Eps2.9_pyth0n-pt1.p7z” (WINNER)
    Production designer: Anastasia White

    Better Call Saul: “Inflatable,” “Fifi,” “Klick”
    Production designer: Tony Fanning

    Bloodline: “Part 16,” “Part 21”
    Production designer: Tim Galvin

    House of Cards: “Chapter 41,” “Chapter 47,” “Chapter 48”
    Production designer: Steve Arnold

    Preacher: “See,” “South Will Rise Again,” “Finish the Song”
    Production designer: Dave Blass

  • Television Movie or Limited Series

    The Night Of: "Pilot" (WINNER)
    Production designer: Patrizia von Brandenstein

    American Horror Story: Roanoke: “Chapter 4”
    Production designer: Andrew Murdock

    Black Mirror: “Nosedive,” “Playtest,” “San Junipero”
    Production designers: Joel Collins, James Foster, Nicholas Palmer

    Sherlock: “The Abominable Bride”
    Production designer: Arwel W. Jones

    The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story: “100% Not Guilty,” “Marcia, Marcia, Marcia,” “Manna From Heaven”
    Production designer: Jeffrey Mossa

  • Half Hour Single-Camera Series

    Mozart in the Jungle: “Now I Will Sing” (WINNER)
    Production designer: Tommaso Ortino

    Silicon Valley: “Two in the Box,” “Vachmanity Insanity,” “Daily Active Users”
    Production designer: Richard Toyon

    Transparent: “If I Were a Bell”
    Production designer: Cat Smith

    The Last Man on Earth: “Pitch Black,” “The Power of Power,” “Mama’s Hideaway”
    Production designer: Bruce Robert Hill

    Veep: “Kissing Your Sister”
    Production designer: Jim Gloster

  • Multi-Camera Series

    The Great Indoors: “Pilot” (WINNER)
    Production designer: Glenda Rovello

    2 Broke Girls: “And the '80s Movie,” “And the Godmama Drama,” “And the Two Openings: Part Two”
    Production designer: Glenda Rovello

    Baby Daddy: “Love & Carriage,” “Room-Mating,” “Stupid Cupid”
    Production designer: Greg Grande

    The Big Bang Theory: “The Positive Negative Reaction,” “The Big Bear Precipitation,” “The Fermentation Bifurcation”
    Production designer: John Shaffner

    The Ranch: “Leavin’s Been Comin’ (For a Long, Long Time)”
    Production designer: John Shaffner

  • Awards or Event Special

    Beyonce: Lemonade (WINNER)
    Production designer: Hannah Beachler

    Grease Live!
    Production designer: Daivd Korins

    Hairspray Live!
    Production designer: Derek McLane

    The 68TH Primetime Emmy Awards
    Production designers: Tamlyn Wright, Baz Halpin

    The Oscars
    Production designer: Derek McLane

  • Short Format: Web Series, Music Video or Commercial

    iPhone 7: “Balloons” [WINNER]
    Production designer: James ChinlundAdidas: “Basketball Need Creators”

    Production designer: Ruth De Jong

    Beyonce: Lemonade “6 Inch”
    Production designer: JC Molina

    Beyonce: Lemonade “Denial”
    Production designer: Jason Hougaard

    Beyonce: Lemonade “Hold Up”
    Production designer: Jason Hougaard


  • Variety, Reality or Competition Series

    Saturday Night Live: “Larry David/The 1975,” “Peter Dinklage/Gwen Stefani,” “Tom Hanks/Lady Gaga” [WINNER]
    Production designers: Keith Ian Raywood, Eugene Lee, Akira Yoshimura, N. Joseph DeTullio

    American Grit: “Ruck Up”
    Production designer: Mercedes Younger

    Portlandia: “Weirdo Beach”
    Production designer: Schuyler Telleen

    The Ellen DeGeneres Show: “Ellen’s Halloween Show”
    Production designer: Karen Weber

    The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: “Ep. 0417,” “Ep. 0461,” “Ep. 0493”
    Production designers: Eugene Lee, Peter Baran

    The Voice: “The Blind Auditions, Part 3,” “The Battles Premiere, Part 2”
    Production designers: Anton Goss, James Pearse Connelly