Oscar 2007: Art Directors Guild Awards

February 16, 2008–At the 12th annual Art Directors Guild Awards, the Western dramas “No Country For Old Men” and “There Will Be Blood” received honors in the period and contemporary feature categories, respectively, and 1950s-era “Mad Men” in the single camera TV field. “The Golden Compass” won the guild's third film award, for production design in a fantasy feature.

Other TV winners included “Mad TV” in the multicamera series category and “PU 239” in the TV movie/mini-series category. Among variety or non-fiction offerings, past nominee “Hell's Kitchen” fried the kudocast-heavy competition.

Production designer Jeremy Reed won his second honor from the guild in three years for his Budweiser commercial “Space Station.”

Honorees were stop-motion animation pioneer Ray Harryhausen with an outstanding contribution to cinematic imagery award and multiple Oscar winner Stuart Craig (“Gandhi”), this year's lifetime achievement winner.

“For Your Consideration” thesp Harry Shearer emceed the ceremony, which followed a dinner at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.