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“Django Unchained” art director J. Michael Riva has been selected for the Art Directors Guild Hall of Fame along with “Touch of Evil” art director Robert Clatworthy and “Casablanca” set docorator Harper Goff.
The trio will be formally inducted at the guild’s 18th Annual Production Design Awards ceremony to be held at the Beverly Hilton on Feb. 8.
Clatworthy worked at Paramount starting in 1938 and later at Universal until 1964. He was the art director for Orson Welles’ “Touch of Evil” and was nominated for Oscars for Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho,” “That Touch of Mink,” “Inside Daisy Clover” and “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” and won for “Ship of Fools.”
Goff was a set decorator on “Charge of the Light Brigade,” “Sergeant York” and “Casablanca” and worked for the U.S. Navy designing confusing ship silhouettes. Goff joined the artistic team at Walt Disney Studios and worked on “20,000 Leagues Under »
- Dave McNary
Marlene Dietrich Grandson J. Michael Riva, Robert Clatworthy, and Harper Goff: Art Directors Guild Hall of Fame 2014 Production Designers Robert Clatworthy, Harper Goff, and J. Michael Riva will be posthumously inducted into the Art Directors Guild Hall of Fame at the 18th Art Directors Guild Awards ceremony, to be held on February 8, 2014, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. (Photo: Production designer J. Michael Riva.) J. Michael Riva J. Michael Riva (1948-2012), grandson of Marlene Dietrich (The Blue Angel, Shanghai Express, A Foreign Affair), was production designer for Stuart Rosenberg / Robert Redford’s 1980 socially conscious drama Brubaker. Later on, Redford hired Riva as the art director for Ordinary People, also released in 1980. Riva’s other production design credits include the Lethal Weapon movies starring Mel Gibson and Danny Glover; A Few Good Men (1992), with Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, and Demi Moore; The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), with Will Smith; Spider-Man 3 (2007), with Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst, »
- Andre Soares
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