The winners of the British Film Designers Guild Awards have been announced in a virtual ceremony. Included for her work on The Personal History of David Copperfield was Production Designer Cristina Casali. Cristina has been the featured production designer on Film Birmingham’s Working in the Locations Department course for aspiring location managers.

About the British Film Designers Guild Awards

This year saw 3 new awards for: Commercial, Short Film and Outstanding Contribution to the Art Department. In other categories, The Gentlemen, 1917 and Tenet were among the winners.

The evening was hosted by BFDG Chairperson and Production Designer, Sonja Klaus and celebrity presenters included actor, Tim Robbins and Manchester United footballer Andy Cole. Major sponsors supporting the evening were film industry supply and service companies: BGI Supplies, Compuhire and Data Reprographics.

The ceremony can be viewed here.

 

British Film Designers Guild Winners

Here is a full list of winners:

 

THE PETER LAMONT AWARD – SPOTLIGHTING NEW TALENT

Libby Hoggard – Junior Graphics

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – COMMERCIAL

David Lee

Production Designer – Argos Christmas Advert

Grant Bailey

Art Director – Argos Christmas Advert

Poppy Luard

Stylist – Argos Christmas Advert

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – SHORT FILM

Jamie Lapsley

Production Designer – Expensive Shit

Gordon Rogers

Art Director – Expensive Shit

Imogen Toner

Set Decorator – Expensive Shit

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT TV PROGRAMME

Samantha Harley

Production Designer – Sex Education, Series 2

Samantha Jay Cliff

Supervising Art Director – Sex Education, Series 2

Miri Katz

Set Decorator – Sex Education, Series 2

Alexandra Slade

Set Decorator – Sex Education, Series 2

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – INDEPENDENT TV DRAMA INCLUDING MINI SERIES, TV MOVIE OR LIMITED SERIES

Arwel W Jones

Production Designer – Dracula

Harry Trow

Supervising Art Director – Dracula

Hannah Nicholson

Set Decorator – Dracula

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – INTERNATIONAL TV DRAMA INCLUDING MINI SERIES, TV MOVIE OR LIMITED SERIES

Simon Bowles

Production Designer – Avenue 5

Stuart Kearns

Supervising Art Director – Avenue 5

Liz Griffiths

Set Decorator – Avenue 5

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – INDEPENDENT FEATURE FILM – PERIOD

Cristina Casali

Production Designer – The Personal History of David Copperfield

Nick Dent

Supervising Art Director – The Personal History of David Copperfield

Charlotte Watts

Set Decorator – The Personal History of David Copperfield

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – INDEPENDENT FEATURE FILM – CONTEMPORARY

Gemma Jackson

Production Designer – The Gentlemen

Martyn John

Supervising Art Director – The Gentlemen

Sarah Whittle

Set Decorator – The Gentlemen

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – INTERNATIONAL STUDIO FEATURE FILM – PERIOD

Dennis Gassner

Production Designer – 1917

Niall Moroney

Supervising Art Director – 1917

Lee Sandales

Set Decorator – 1917

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – INTERNATIONAL STUDIO FEATURE FILM – FANTASY

Nathan Crowley

Production Designer – Tenet

Toby Britton

Supervising Art Director – Tenet (Estonia, UK, Italy, Norway, Denmark)

Eggert Ketilsson

Supervising Art Director – Tenet (Estonia, India)

Jenne Lee

Supervising Art Director – Tenet (US)

Kathy Lucas

Set Decorator – Tenet (International)

Emmanuel Delis

Set Decorator – Tenet (Estonia)

Anna Pinnock

Set Decorator – Tenet (UK)

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO THE ART DEPARTMENT

Gary Tomkins

Art Director

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

John King

Supervising Art Director

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