Casino Royale wins at Art Director`s Guild Awards
Production designers Huo Tingxiao, Eugenio Cabellero and Peter Lamont took top honors at the Art Directors Guildâs 11th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards on Saturday night - reports Variety
âPanâs Labyrinthâsâ Cabellero won in the fantasy category, while Tingxiao took home the period film prize for his work on âThe Curse of the Golden Flower.â Lamont scored a win in the contemporary category for his work on âCasino Royale.â
On the television front, âUgly Bettyâ captured the single camera category, while âMADtvâ snared multi-camera and âStephen Kingâs Desperationâ walked away with the movie or mini-series.
The 58th Annual Emmy Awards garnered the variety kudo, while Victoriaâs Secret âSexyâ ad won commercial honors
Warren Beatty presented âThe Godfather Part IIâ Oscar winning art director Dean Tavoularis with a lifetime achievement nod. Multi-hyphenate Terry Gilliam was also feted for outstanding contributions to imagery.
âThis is generally quite wondrous because itâs literally the first award Iâve won in Hollywood,â Gilliam proclaimed.
âThe amazing thing is, Iâm still here,â quipped art director Gene Allen when announcing the late great inductees into the guildâs Hall of Fame.
âThis is a terribly important category for me because I lived with some of the honorees. The people we are talking about are like those who wrote the declaration of independence, they fought the battles for us,â Allen said of inductees Hilyrad Brown (âCleopatra,â âBack to Godâs Countryâ), Henry Bumstead (âFlagâs of Our Fathersâ, âTo Kill a Mockingbird,â âThe Stingâ), Carroll Clark (âMary Poppins,â âOld Yellerâ), Stephen Goosson (âLost Horizon,â âThe Lady from Shanghai) and Harry Horner (âThe Heiress,â âThe Hustlerâ).
Awards were held at the Beverly Hilton in BevHills.
11th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards winners:
âCurse of the Golden Flowerâ â Huo Tingxiao
âPanâs Labyrinthâ â Eugenio Caballero
âCasino Royaleâ â Peter Lamont
âUgly Betty,â (The Box and the Bunny) â Mark Worthington
âMADtv,â (Episode 1207) â John Sabato
MOVIE OR MINI-SERIES
âStephen Kingâs Desperationâ â Philip Dagort
VARIETY, AWARDS SHOW, MUSIC SPECIAL OR DOCUMENTARY
â58th Annual Emmy Awardsâ â John Shaffner, Joe Stewart
Victoriaâs Secret âSexyâ â Jeffrey Beecroft
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO CINEMATIC IMAGERY
HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
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