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One of the bonuses of award season is the guild award shows that honor the greats of the past along with the present. The Art Directors Guild, for example, will give its lifetime achievement award on February 11 at the Beverly Hilton to Oscar-winning nominated production and costume designer Patricia Norris, who designed costumes for Blake Edwards' Victor, Victoria (pictured) and Terrence Malick's Days of Heaven as well as many David Lynch films, including Elephant Man. She's the second woman to win the honor; other winners include production designers Ken Adam, Robert Boyle, Henry Bumstead, Stuart Craig, Terence Marsh, Harold Michelson, Paul Sylbert and Dean Tavoularis. Norris began her career in the film industry as a stock girl in the wardrobe department at MGM »
Production Designer and Costume Designer Patricia Norris, a frequent David Lynch collaborator, will receive the Art Directors Guild’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the Adg's 15th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards on February 5, 2011, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Norris, only the second woman to be awarded the Adg's Lifetime Achievement Award (Jan Scott was the first in 2001), has been nominated for five Academy Awards in the Best Costume Design category: Days of Heaven (1978), The Elephant Man (1980), Victor Victoria (1982), 2010 (1984), and Sunset (1989). Previous recipients of Adg Lifetime Achievement Awards are Production Designers Ken Adam, Robert Boyle, Albert Brenner, Henry Bumstead, Roy Christopher, Stuart Craig, Bill Creber, John Mansbridge, Terence Marsh, Harold Michelson, Jan Scott, Paul Sylbert and Dean Tavoularis. The information below is the Adg's press release: Norris began her career in the film industry as a stock girl in the wardrobe department at MGM [...] »
- Andre Soares
HollywoodNews.com: Academy Award-winning Production Designer and Costume Designer Patricia Norris will be presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Art Directors Guild’s 15th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards on February 5, 2011, it was announced today by Thomas A. Walsh, Adg Council President, and Awards co-producers Dawn Snyder and Tom Wilkins. The award will be presented at a black-tie industry gathering at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Norris began her career in the film industry as a stock girl in the wardrobe department at MGM Studios and worked her way up to become one of the industry’s most respected craft persons. In announcing this honor, Adg President Walsh said, “Patricia is one of only a very few American designers who have been able to successfully combine the dual practices of production and costume design for film and television.” She holds dual production and costume design credits for works »
- Linny Lum
The Art Directors Guild (Adg) gathered for the 14th Annual 'Excellence in 2009 Production Design Awards' February 13, @ the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills.
Established in 1937, The Art Directors Guild (Iatse Local 800) represents 2,000 members from the Us, Canada and internationally, as Production Designers, Art Directors, Assistant Art Directors, Scenic, Title and Graphic Artists, Illustrators, Matte Artists, Set Designers and Model Makers.
Honorary awards were presented to Production Designer Terence Marsh for 'Lifetime Achievement', to Warren Beatty for 'Outstanding Contribution to Cinematic Imagery' and to Production Designer Michael Baugh for 'Creative Leadership'.
Presenters included Kevin Alejandro ("Southland"); director Kathryn Bigelow ("The Hurt Locker"); Jim Bissell (Governor, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences); Albert Brenner (Production Designer); Rick Carter (Production Designer); Richard Chamberlain ("Shogun »
- Michael Stevens
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