Art Directors Guild Awards: ‘Parasite, ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Take Top Honors

Oscar nominees “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and “Parasite” were the big winners Saturday night at the 24th annual Art Directors Guild Awards (held at The InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown).

Barbara Ling’s elegiac recreation of 1969 Hollywood beat Dennis Gassner’s innovative period work on Sam Mendes’ one-shot, World War I extravaganza “1917” for the period prize, while Lee Ha-Jun’s extraordinary production design on Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” took contemporary honors.

The wins for “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and “Parasite” suggest they are not out of the running for the Production Design Oscar.Oscar ballots are in voters hands, due Tuesday, February 4.Meanwhile, “Avengers: Endgame” and “Toy Story 4 ” earned Adg awards for fantasy and animation.Among the TV highlights were “The Marvelous Mrs.

Maisel” (one-hour period or fantasy single-camera), “The Umbrella Academy” (one-hour contemporary single-camera), and “Chernobyl” (movie or limited series).The late visual futurist

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