The British Film Designers Guild 2020 BFDG Awards Winners Announced

The 2020 British Film Designers Guild BFDG Awards winners have been announced. The BFDG Awards gala took place at a black tie celebration at the Sheraton Grand, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London.

The winners of the 2020 British Film Designers Guild Awards were given out today at a black tie awards gala at the Sheraton Grand, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London. The 2020 BFDG Awards nominees were previously announced in December.

The British Film Designers Guild was initially formed in 1946 with the aim of raising the standards and profile of the Art Department in the UK and protecting the interests of its members. Today, the BFDG have over 450 memberships of skilled technicians and designers, spanning the various branches of the Art Department in Film and Television.

The British Film Designers Guild Awards, also known as the 2020 BFDG Awards, celebrate the extraordinary talent of the art department through 10 production design awards.

One such award is the Lifetime Achievement Award which is given to an esteemed and valued member of the BFDG. On January 17th it was announced that Oscar-winning and BAFTA-nominated Set Decorator Peter Young would receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. Peter Young is best known for his work on Batman, Sleepy Hollow, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

For the complete list of the 2020 British Film Designers Guild Awards nominees and winners, scroll down.

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The British Film Designers Guild 2020 BFDG Awards Nominations and Winners


Spotlighting New Talent

The winner of this category will be decided by the BFDG committee. Each nominee will be judged on their individual merits regardless of whether they are Art Department or Set Decorating.

Molly Blake – Art Department Assistant

* Anne Clemens – Art Department Assistant * WINNER

Anaïs Delpech – Set Decorating Assistant


Best Production Design – Light Entertainment TV Programme 

After Life

Production Designer: Richard Drew
Art Director: Jo White
Set Decorator: Julie Signy

* Fleabag Series 2 * WINNER

Production Designer: Jonathan Paul Green
Supervising Art Director: Joanna King
Set Decorator: Lucy Gardetto

Sex Education

Production Designer: Samantha Harley
Supervising Art Director: Katie MacGregor and Samantha Cliff
Set Decorator: Miri Katz


Best Production Design – Independent TV Drama including Mini Series, TV Movie or Limited Series

8 Days to the Moon and Back

Production Designer: Matthew Button
Supervising Art Director: Daniela Faggio
Set Decorator: Cath Rosner

* Gentleman Jack * WINNER

Production Designer: Anna Pritchard
Supervising Art Director: Tom Atkins
Set Decorator: Ussal Smithers

Les Misérables

Production Designer: Richard Bullock
Supervising Art Director: Charmian Adams
Set Decorator: Ilse Willocx


Best Production Design – International TV Drama including Mini Series, TV Movie or Limited Series    

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

Production Designer: Catrin Meredydd
Supervising Art Director: Fabrice Spelta
Set Decorator: Maggie Muisal

* Chernobyl * WINNER

Production Designer: Luke Hull
Supervising Art Director: Karen Wakefield
Set Decorator: Claire Levinson-Gendler

His Dark Materials

Production Designer: Joel Collins
Supervising Art Director: Robyn Paiba and James North
Set Decorator: Kate Beckly


Best Production Design – Independent Feature Film – Period

Downton Abbey

Production Designer: Donal Woods
Supervising Art Director: Mark Kebby
Set Decorator: Gina Cromwell

Judy

Production Designer: Kave Quinn
Supervising Art Director: James Price
Set Decorator: Stella Fox

* Mary Queen of Scots * WINNER

Production Designer: James Merifield
Supervising Art Director: James Wakefield
Set Decorator: Gina Cromwell


Best Production Design – Independent Feature Film – Contemporary

Hotel Mumbai

Production Designer: Steven Jones-Evans
Supervising Art Director: Dilip More and Marita Mussett
Set Decorator: Nicki Gardiner

The Good Liar

Production Designer: John Stevenson
Supervising Art Director: Vicki Stevenson
Set Decorator: Tamsin Clarke

* The Kid Who Would Be King * WINNER

Production Designer: Marcus Rowland
Supervising Art Director: Nigel Evans
Set Decorator: Sara Wan


Best Production Design – International Studio Feature Film – Period

* Rocketman * WINNER

Production Designer: Marcus Rowland
Supervising Art Director: Tim Blake
Set Decorator: Jude Farr

The Aeronauts

Production Designer: Christian Huband and David Hindle
Art Director: Alice Sutton
Standby Art Director: Mary Buri
Set Decorator: Sophie Hervieu

The King

Production Designer: Fiona Crombie
Supervising Art Director: Matt Hywel-Davies
Set Decorator: Alice Felton


Best Production Design – International Studio Feature Film – Contemporary                    

Fast and Furious  Presents: Hobbs and Shaw 

Production Designer: David Scheunemann
Supervising Art Director: Dominic Hyman
Set Decorator: Lisa Chugg and Shane Vieau

* John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum * WINNER

Production Designer: Kevin Kavanaugh
Supervising Art Director: Chris Shriver and Ian Baillie (Morocco)
Set Decorator: David Schesinger and Letizia Santucci (Morocco)

Terminator: Dark Fate

Production Designer: Sonja Klaus
Supervising Art Director: Lucienne Suren
Set Decorator: Mike Britton


Best Production Design – International Studio Feature Film – Fantasy

* Aladdin * WINNER

Production Designer: Gemma Jackson
Supervising Art Director: Peter Russell
Set Decorator: Tina Jones

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Production Designer: Patrick Tatopolous
Supervising Art Director: Helen Jarvis
Set Decorator: Dominic Capon

Spider-Man: Far from Home

Production Designer: Claude Paré
Supervising Art Director: Grant Armstrong
Set Decorator: Tina Jones


Lifetime Achievement

Set Decorator, Peter Young


What do you think of the 2020 BFDG Awards nominees and winners? I’d love to know your thoughts in the comments below.

 

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Posted by Rose Lagacé

Rose Lagacé is a production designer for film & television by day and an emerging filmmaker by night. Rose is also the creator and editor of Art Departmental where she celebrates the art and craft of production design.

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