The 2021 Best Production Design Oscar Nominations Announced

Here’s a look at the 2021 Oscar nominees. Read our complete list of Academy Awards nominations including Best Production Design.

The 2021 Best Production Design Oscar nominations were announced this morning in Los Angeles. The Best Production Design category this year is a tough race with so many great films to choose from. To see the production design nominees, scroll down.

“I’m absolutely delighted by today’s news and so proud of my team”

The Father Production Designer, Peter Francis, said this to us this morning about his Oscar nomination, “I’m absolutely delighted by today’s news and SO proud of my team and the wonderful Florian Zeller!” This marks Peter’s first Oscar nomination.

The nominations were announced today just after 8AM ET, hosted by actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas. The 93rd Academy Awards will air live on Sunday, April 25, on ABC at 8PM ET.

To view the complete list of 2021 Oscar nominations and winners you can find them below.

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The 2021 Best Production Design Oscar Nominations


The Father

Production Designer: Peter Francis
Set Decorator: Cathy Featherstone


Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Production Designer: Mark Ricker
Set Decorator: Karen O’Hara and Diana Stoughton


Mank

Production Designer: Donald Graham Burt
Set Decorator: Jan Pascale


News of the World

Production Designer: David Crank
Set Decorator: Elizabeth Keenan


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Tenet

Production Designer: Nathan Crowley
Set Decorator: Kathy Lucas


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The Complete List of 2020 Oscar Nominees


Best Picture

The Father
Judas and the Black Messiah
Mank
Minari
Nomadland
Promising Young Woman
Sound of Metal
The Trial of the Chicago 7


Best Actress in a Leading Role

Viola Davis, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Andra Day, United States vs. Billie Holiday
Vanessa Kirby, Pieces of a Woman
Frances McDormand, Nomadland
Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman


Best Actor in a Leading Role

Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal
Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Anthony Hopkins, The Father
Gary Oldman, Mank
Steven Yeun, Minari


Best Director

Thomas Vinterberg, Another Round
David Fincher, Mank
Lee Isaac Chung, Minari
Chloe Zhao, Nomadland
Emerald Fennell, Promising Young Woman


Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Sacha Baron Cohen, The Trial of the Chicago 7
Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah
Leslie Odom, Jr., One Night in Miami…
Paul Raci, Sound of Metal
LaKeith Stanfield, Judas and the Black Messiah


Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Maria Bakalova, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
Glenn Close, Hillbilly Elegy
Olivia Colman, The Father
Amanda Seyfried, Mank
Yuh-Jung Youn, Minari


Best Animated Feature Film

Onward
Over the Moon
A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon
Soul
Wolfwalkers


Best International Feature Film

Another Round
Better Days
Collective
The Man Who Sold His Skin
Quo Vadis, Aida?


Best Original Screenplay

Judas and the Black Messiah
Minari
Promising Young Woman
Sound of Metal
The Trial of the Chicago 7


Best Adapted Screenplay

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
The Father
Nomadland
One Night in Miami…
The White Tiger


Best Documentary Feature

Collective
Crip Camp
The Mole Agent
My Octopus Teacher
Time


Best Original Song

“Fight For You,” Judas and the Black Messiah
“Hear My Voice,” The Trial of the Chicago 7
“Husavik,” Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
“Io Si (Seen),” The Life Ahead
“Speak Now,” One Night in Miami…


Best Visual Effects

Love and Monsters
The Midnight Sky
Mulan
The One and Only Ivan
Tenet


Best Cinematography

Judas and the Black Messiah
Mank
News of the World
Nomadland
The Trial of the Chicago 7


Best Production Design

The Father
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Tenet
News of the World
Mank


Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Emma
Hillbilly Elegy
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Mank
Pinocchio


Best Costume Design

Emma
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Mank
Mulan
Pinocchio


Best Original Score

Da 5 Bloods
Mank
Minari
News of the World
Soul


Best Documentary Short Subject

Colette
A Concerto Is a Conversation
Do Not Split
Hunger Ward
A Love Song for Latasha


Best Animated Short Film

Burrow
Genius Loci
If Anything Happens I Love You
Opera
Yes-People


Best Live-Action Short Film

Feeling Through
The Letter Room
The Present
Two Distant Strangers
White Eye


Best Film Editing

The Father
Nomadland
Promising Young Woman
Sound of Metal
The Trial of the Chicago 7


Best Sound

Greyhound
Mank
News of the World
Soul
Sound of Metal


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What do you think of the 2021 Best Production Design Oscar nominations? I’d love to know your thoughts below. Did any of you work on these films?

 

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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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