2019 Art Directors Guild Awards nominations include Oscar frontrunners ‘The Favourite’ and ‘Black Panther’

On Jan. 7,  the Art Directors Guild announced the nominees for their 23rd annual awards, which will be handed out on Feb. 2. These kudos have a stellar record at previewing the Academy Awards. Over the first 22 years of these prizes, the eventual Oscar winner for Best Production Design has always numbered among the ADG nominees in the various categories. The ADG winners will be revealed on Feb. 2, 10 days before final voting for the Oscars begins.

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Period Film
“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” Jess Gonchor
“Bohemian Rhapsody,” Aaron Haye
“The Favourite,” Fiona Crombie
“First Man,” Nathan Crowley
“Roma,” Eugenio Caballero

Fantasy Film
“Black Panther,” Hannah Beachler
“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,” Stuart Craig
“The House With a Clock in Its Walls,” Jon Hutman
“Mary Poppins Returns,” John Myhre
“Ready Player One,” Adam Stockhausen

Contemporary Film
“A Quiet Place,” Jeffrey Beecroft
“A Star Is Born,” Karen Murphy
“Crazy Rich Asians,” Nelson Coates
“Mission: Impossible – Fallout,” Peter Wenham
“Welcome to Marwen,” Stefan Dechant

Period film contender “The Favourite” is locked in a tight race with fantasy film nominee “Black Panther” to win the Oscar for Best Production Design according to our predictions. A nominee from each of the three ADG categories round out our top five frontrunners to be Oscar nominees: period piece “First Man,” fantasy “Mary Poppins Returns” and contemporary feature “A Star is Born.”

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