Art Directors Guild

Los Angeles, California, USA


  • The awards are given since 1997. Unlike the Academy Awards, which honor the achievements of production designers and set decorators only, the ADG awards recognize an expanded set of art department members (production designers, art directors and assistant art directors).
  • The Art Directors Guild (ADG) was formerly known as The Society of Motion Picture and Television Art Directors (SMPTAD).


Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award

Creative Leadership Award

Distinguished Career Award

Excellence in Production Design Award

Hall of Fame

Lifetime Achievement Award

Service Award

Special Achievement Award

William Cameron Menzies Award