Here’s a quick awards season update for you. Stuart Craig has received a nomination in the Fantasy Film category for his brilliant production design work on Deathly Hallows Part 2, at the prestigious Art Directors Guild awards.
Also, Deathly Hallows Part 2 has gone one step closer to Oscar glory in the Visual Effects category, becoming one of the ten films shortlisted for the award. This is the current list of films, which will be cut down to five final nominees at a later date:
Captain America: The First Avenger
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
The Tree of Life
X-Men: First Class
Another thing to note: DH2 missed out on a Writers Guild nomination. The films nominated for Adapted Screenplay were The Descendants, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Help, Hugo and Moneyball.