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FILM "The Martian" does land well at the #adgawards2016

By: ART DIRECTORS GUILD | February 8, 2015

FILM "The Martian" does land well at the #adgawards2016

Winners of the newly named "CINEMA GUNDI" for Production Design.

The award just named from the very beginning of filmmaking, in 1924 that 63 of the top men and women pursuing that craft formed the Cinemagundi Club (named after New York's club for artists, the Salmagundi Club), a casual organization that met mainly for socializing at a Hollywood restaurant.

"The Revenant," and "Mad Max: Fury Road" in Film and "Game of Thrones," "House of Cards" and "American Horror Story: Hotel" were awarded in Television. Another amazing fact from last night was that it was the Art Directors Guild's 20th year celebrating Excellence in Production Design.

See the full list of winners below.


Period Film
"The Revenant" (Production Designer: Jack Fisk)

Fantasy Film
"Mad Max: Fury Road" (Production Designer: Colin Gibson)

Contemporary Film
"The Martian" (Production Designer: Arthur Max)


One-Hour Period or Fantasy Single- Camera Series
"Game of Thrones" - "High Sparrow," "Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken," "Hardhome" (Production Designer: Deborah Riley)

One-Hour Contemporary Single-Camera Series
"House of Cards" - "Chapter 29," "Chapter 36" (Production Designer: Steve Arnold)

Television Movie or Limited Series
"American Horror Story: Hotel" - "Checking in" (Production Designer: Mark Worthington)

Half Hour Single-Camera Series
"The Muppets" - "The Ex-Factor," "Pig's in a Blanket" (Production Designer: Denise Pizzini)

Multi-Camera Series
"The Big Bang Theory" - "The Skywalker Incursion," "The Mystery Date Observation," "The Platonic Permutation" (Production Designer: John Shaffner)

Awards or Event Special
"The Oscars: 2015" (Production Designer: Derek Mclane)

Short Format: Web Series, Music Video or Commercial
Apple Music: "The History of Sound" (Production Designer: Jess Gonchor)

Variety, Reality or Competition Series
"Key & Peele" - "Ya'll Ready for This?" / "The End" (Production Designer: Gary Kordan)

The Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) represents nearly 2,300 members who work throughout the United States, Canada and the rest of the world in film, television and theater as Production Designers, Art Directors, Assistant Art Directors; Scenic, Title and Graphic Artists; Illustrators and Matte Artists; Set Designers and Model Makers; and Previs Artists. Established in 1937, ADG's ongoing activities include a Film Society; an annual Awards Banquet, (#ADGAwards) a creative/technology community (5D: The Future of Immersive Design) and Membership Directory; a bimonthly craft magazine (Perspective); and extensive technology­training programs, creative workshops and craft and art exhibitions (ADG Gallery 800). The Guild's Online Directory/Website Resource is at

Connect with the Art Directors Guild:
Hashtag: #ADGawards


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