Awards for 2009

Excellence in Production Design Award

Awards Show, Variety, Music or Non-Fiction Program

WINNER

The 80th Annual Academy Awards: Roy Christopher (production designer), Joe Celli (art director), Gloria Lamb (assistant art director), Matt Steinbrenner (assistant art director)

NOMINEES

Saturday Night Live: Eugene Lee (production designer), Akira Yoshimura (production designer), Keith Raywood (production designer), Joe DeTullio (art director), Halina Marki (lead scenic artist), Mark Rudolf (lead scenic artist)
For episode #1536 - Josh Brolin/Adele.

State of the Union: Dan Butts (production designer), Kate Bunch (art director), Britt Woods (set decorator)
For episode 3.

The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards: John Shaffner (production designer), Joe Stewart (production designer), Matthew Russell (art director)

MTV Video Music Awards 2008: Keith Raywood (production designer), Scott Storey (production designer), Star Theodos (art director), Arthur Chadwick (art director), James Connelly (art director), Andrew Stumme (art director)

Commercial, PSA, Promo, Music Videos

WINNERS

Jeffrey Beecroft (production designer)
Victoria's Secret commercial: Holiday

Chris Gorak (production designer), Adam Olson Davis (art director), Tracy Gaydos (assistant art director), Kevin Kalaba (assistant art director), Klaus Hasmann (set decorator)
Farmers Insurance commercial: Drowned Circus

NOMINEES

Sean Hargreaves (production designer), Kevin Kalaba (art director)
Chevy commercial.

Jeremy Reed (production designer), Robert Sills (illustrator)
Capital One commercial: Santa

Jan Roelfs (production designer), Erik Polczwartek (art director), Fay Greene (assistant art director), John Chichester (set designer)
Capital One commercial: Squid

Contemporary Film

WINNER

Slumdog Millionaire: Mark Digby (production designer), Abhishek Redkar (art director), Arwel Evans (stand-by art director), Manoj N. Bhoyar (assistant art director), Wahid Shaikh (assistant art director), Brendan Houghton (storyboard artist), Praveen Kumar Hendway (graphic designer), Sushil Kumar Giri (graphic designer), Michelle Day (set decorator)

NOMINEES

Gran Torino: James J. Murakami (production designer), John Warnke (art director), Gary Fettis (set decorator)

The Wrestler: Tim Grimes (production designer), Matthew Munn (art director), Travis Child (scenic artist), Theo Sena (set decorator)

Burn After Reading: Jess Gonchor (production designer), David Swayze (art director), Deborah Jensen (assistant art director), Jeffrey McDonald (assistant art director), Tobin Ost (assistant art director), Nithya Shrinivasan (assistant art director), Gregory Hill (graphic designer), Alex Gorodetsky (lead scenic artist), Nancy Haigh (set decorator)

Quantum of Solace: Dennis Gassner (production designer), Chris Lowe (supervising art director), Paul Inglis (art director), John King (art director), James Foster (art director), Marco Rubeo (art director), Mike Stallion (art director), Peter James (standby art director), Neal Callow (standby art director), Matt Robinson (assistant art director), Dean Clegg (assistant art director), Gavin Fitch (assistant art director), Sandra Phillips (assistant art director), Chris Baker (illustrator), Heather Pollington (graphic designer), Laura Grant (graphic designer), Anna Pinnock (set decorator)

Period Film

WINNER

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: Donald Graham Burt (production designer), Tom Reta (supervising art director), Kelly Curley (art director), Michele Laliberte (art director), Randy Moore (art director), Scott Plauche (art director), Aaron Haye (assistant art director), Molly Mikula (assistant art director), Nithya Shrinivasan (assistant art director), Lorrie Campbell (set designer), Ryan Heck (set designer), Tammy S. Lee (set designer), Masako Masuda (set designer), Clint Wallace (set designer), Randy Wilkins (set designer), Jane Wuu (set designer), Richard Bennett (illustrator), Christopher S. Ross (illustrator), Jane Fitts (graphic designer), Dave Kelsey (draftsperson), Victor J. Zolfo (set decorator)

NOMINEES

Changeling: James J. Murakami (production designer), Patrick M. Sullivan Jr. (art director), Pam Cartmel (assistant art director), Adrian Gorton (set designer), Geoff Hubbard (set designer), Dianne Wager (set designer), Doreen Austria (graphic artist), Gary Fettis (set decorator)

Doubt: David Gropman (production designer), Peter Rogness (art director), Adam Scher (assistant art director), Miguel López-Castillo (assistant art director), Dawn Masi (graphic designer), Robert Topol (lead scenic artist), Ellen Christiansen (set decorator)

Frost/Nixon: Michael Corenblith (production designer), Brian O'Hara (supervising art director), Greg Van Horn (supervising art director), Michael E. Goldman (assistant art director), Jay Pelissier (assistant art director), Lorrie Campbell (set designer), Martin Charles (graphic designer), Susan Benjamin (set decorator)

Milk: Bill Groom (production designer), Charley Beal (art director), Susan Alegria (assistant art director), Chad Owens (set designer), Halsted Craig Hannah (graphic designer), Dale Haugo (scenic artist), Tom Richardson (scenic foreman), Lauren Abrams (scenic artist), Richard Blakeley (scenic artist), Jason Byers (scenic artist), James Shefik (scenic artist), Barbara Munch (set decorator)

Fantasy Film

WINNER

The Dark Knight: Nathan Crowley (production designer), Kevin Kavanaugh (supervising art director), Simon Lamont (supervising art director), Naaman Marshall (art director), Craig Jackson (art director), Mark Bartholomew (art director), Steven Lawrence (art director), James Hambidge (art director), Toby Britton (assistant art director), Peter Dorme (assistant art director), Phillis Lehmer (assistant art director), Neal Callow (stand by art director), Ashley Winter (stand by art director), Stephanie Gilliam (set designer), J. André Chaintreuil (computer set designer), Robert Woodruff (computer set designer), Jamie Rama (concept artist), Dan Walker (concept artist), Jim Cornish (storyboard artist), Joanna Pratt (graphic artist), Peter Lando (set decorator)

NOMINEES

WALL·E: Ralph Eggleston (production designer)

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull: Guy Hendrix Dyas (production designer), Mark W. Mansbridge (supervising art director), Lawrence A. Hubbs (art director), Lauren E. Polizzi (art director), Troy Sizemore (art director), Luke Freeborn (art director), Patricio M. Farrell (assistant art director), Nick Navarro (assistant art director), Dean Wolcott (assistant art director), Rodolfo Damaggio (illustrator), Collin Grant (illustrator), Ed Natividad (illustrator), Nathan Schroeder (illustrator), Miles Teves (illustrator), Mark Hitchler (set designer), Kevin Loo (set designer), Josh Lusby (set designer), Bill Taliaferro (set designer), Clint Schultz (graphic designer), Jason Mahakian (lead model maker), Tony Bohorquez (model maker), Jeff Frost (model maker), Larry Dias (set decorator)

Iron Man: J. Michael Riva (production designer), David F. Klassen (supervising art director), Richard F. Mays (art director), Suzan Wexler (art director), Michael E. Goldman (assistant art director), Wendy Riva (assistant art director), Ryan Meinerding (illustrator), Rodolfo Damaggio (illustrator), Phil Saunders (illustrator), Philip Keller (storyboard artist), David Lowery (storyboard artist), Stephen Platt (storyboard artist), Eric Ramsey (storyboard artist), William J. Law III (senior lead set designer), Ernie Avila (set designer), Noelle King (set designer), Kevin Cross (specialist digital set designer), Anne Porter (junior set designer), Dianne Chadwick (graphic designer), Tony Bohorquez (model maker), Lauri Gaffin (set decorator)

The Spiderwick Chronicles: James D. Bissell (production designer), Isabelle Guay (supervising art director), David Gaucher (art director), Christa Munro (art director), Jean-Pierre Paquet (art director), Robert Parle (art director), Meinert Hansen (illustrator), Frédéric Amblard (set designer), Brent Lambert (set designer), Alex Touikan (set designer), Mario Chabot (set designer), Lucie Tremblay (set designer), Céline Lampron (set designer), Carl Lessard (graphic designer), Jan Pascale (set decorator), Paul Hotte (cdn head decorator)

Episode of a One Hour Single-Camera Television Series

WINNER

Mad Men: Dan Bishop (production designer), Christopher Brown (art director), Shanna Starzyk (assistant art director), Camille M. Bratkowski (set designer), Robin Richesson (graphic designer)
For episode "The Jet Set".

NOMINEES

Pushing Daisies: Michael Wylie (production designer), Kenneth J. Creber (art director), Phil Dagort (set designer), Jeff Ozimek (set designer), Kim Papazian (graphic designer), Halina Siwolop (set decorator)
For episode "Bzzzzzz".

True Blood: Suzuki Ingerslev (production designer), Catherine Smith (art director), Macie Vener (assistant art director), Dan Caplan (storyboard artist), Daniel Bradford (set designer), Cindy Carr (set decorator), Rusty Lipscomb (set decorator)
For episode "Burning House of Love".

The Tudors: Tom Conroy (production designer), Colman Corish (art director), Carmel Nugent (art director), Melanie Downes (standby art director), Liz Colbert (assistant art director), Anna Rackard (set designer), Pilar Valencia (graphic designer), Jenny Oman (set decorator)
For episode 210.

Ugly Betty: Mark Worthington (production designer), Charles McCarry (art director), Larry W. Brown (assistant art director), Eric Bryant (assistant art director), Jim Wallis (set designer), Robert Bernard (scenic graphic artist), Alex Gorodetsky (charge scenic artist), Rich Devine (set decorator), Archie D'Amico (set decorator)
For episode "When Betty Met Yeti".

Television Movie or Mini-Series

WINNER

John Adams: Gemma Jackson (production designer), David Crank (supervising art director), Christina Moore (supervising art director), John P. Goldsmith (art director), Tibor Lázár (art director), Dan Kuchar (assistant art director), Michael H. Ward (assistant art director), Ted Haigh (graphic designer), Richard Salinas (lead scenic), Kathy Lucas (set decorator u.s.a.), Sarah Whittle (set decorator hungary)

NOMINEES

The Andromeda Strain: Jerry Wanek (production designer), Dan Hermansen (art director), John Marcynuk (art director), Doug Girling (assistant art director), Liz Goldwyn (assistant art director), Merlin Dervisevic (set decorator)

The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice: Robb Wilson King (production designer), Christina Eunji Kim (art director), Michael H. Ward (art director), Wright McFarland (set designer), Sarah Forrest (set designer), Derek Wentworth (illustrator), Michael T. Daigle (scenic lead artist), Roger Johnson (graphic artist), Luci Leary (set decorator)

Lone Rider: Yuda Acco (production designer), Kathleen McCarthy (set decorator)

Recount: Patti Podesta (production designer), Christopher Tandon (art director), Kim Lincoln (graphic artist), Herman McEachin (scenic artist), John E. Thombleson II (scenic artist), Anuradha Mehta (set decorator)

Episode of a Multi-Camera Television Series

WINNER

Little Britain USA: Greg J. Grande (production designer), Michael Wylie (production designer), Daniel Maltese (art director), Brian Stultz (art director), K.C. Fox (set decorator), James Edward Ferrell Jr. (set decorator)
For episode #4.

NOMINEES

The Big Bang Theory: John Shaffner (production designer), Francoise Cherry-Cohen (set designer), Ann Shea (set decorator)
For episode "The Peanut Reaction".

How I Met Your Mother: Steve Olson (production designer), Daniel Saks (set designer), Susan Mina Eschelbach (set decorator/set designer)
For episode "Miracles".

Rules of Engagement: Bernard Vyzga (production designer), Joe Pew (assistant art director), Jerie Kelter (set decorator)
For episode "Pimp My Ride".

Two and a Half Men: John Shaffner (production designer), Francoise Cherry-Cohen (set designer), Ann Shea (set decorator)
For episode "A Jock Strap in Hell".

Episode of a Single-Camera Television Series

WINNER

Weeds: Joseph P. Lucky (production designer), William J. Durrell Jr. (art director), Julie Bolder (set decorator)
For episode "Excellent Treasures".

NOMINEES

30 Rock: Keith Raywood (production designer), Teresa Mastropierro (production designer), Fred Kolo (art director), Peter Baran (art director), Elina Kother (scenic artist), Jennifer Greenberg (set decorator)
For episode "Do-Over".

In Treatment: Suzuki Ingerslev (production designer), Michael L. Mayer (art director), Lynn Christopher (set designer), Carol Bayne Kelley (set decorator)
For episode "Sophie Week One".

My Name Is Earl: Randy Ser (production designer), John Zachary (art director), Douglas Berkeley (set designer), Monica Fedrick (graphic designer), Julie Kaye Fanton (set decorator)
For episode "Bad Earl".

The Office: Michael G. Gallenberg (production designer), Matt Flynn (art director), W. Rick Nichol (set designer), Steve Rostine (set decorator)
For episodes "Weight Loss", parts 1 and 2.

Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award

WINNER

Lifetime Achievement Award

WINNER

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