Background Info On The 2020 ADG Award Nominees

When the Art Directors Guild announced its nominations for their 24th Annual Excellence In Production Design Awards, we were thrilled that our Rosco Digital Imaging team had been a part of so many of the nominated projects. Scan the list below to see the Production Design teams that Rosco supported with either Rental Backdrops, or tailor-made Custom Backdrops along with many hours of consultation and modifications. If you click on the title of each production, you can explore its design presentation on the ADG Awards website, and if you click the associated image you can view a larger version of the file that we used to create one of the Rosco Backdrops provided. The winners will be announced at the ADG Awards Ceremony in Downtown Los Angeles on February 1st.


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JOKER

Period Feature Film
Production Designer: Mark Friedberg
Supervising Art Director: Laura Ballinger Gardner
Used a Custom SoftDrop and several Rental Backdrops.


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THE IRISHMAN

Period Feature Film
Production Designer: Bob Shaw
Supervising Art Director: Laura Ballinger Gardner
Used eight Custom Backdrops and several Rental Backdrops.


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JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 – PARABELLUM

Contemporary Feature Film
Production Designer: Kevin M. Kavanaugh
Supervising Art Director: Chris Shriver
Art Director: Naaman Marshall
Used a rear-lit Custom Night/Night SoftDrop.
Be sure to click on the image to see the extra-long SoftDrop that the Production Design team wrapped around their set.


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THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL

One Hour Period Or Fantasy
Single-Camera Series

Production Designer: Bill Groom
Supervising Art Director: Neil Prince
Art Director: Jan Jericho
Used two Custom Day/Night SoftDrops and several Rental Backdrops.


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EUPHORIA

One Hour Contemporary
Single-Camera Series

Production Designer: Kay Lee
Art Director: Eric Jeon
Art Director: Michael Hersey
Used two Custom SoftDrops that they hung side-by-side for one continuous backdrop.


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THE BOYS

One Hour Contemporary
Single-Camera Series

Production Designer: Dave Blass
Supervising Art Director: Mark Zuelke
Art Director: Dean O’Dell
Used two Custom Day/Night SoftDrops and a pair of Rental Backdrops.
See how they were used on set in this Rosco Instagram Post


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THE HANDMAID’S TALE

One Hour Contemporary
Single-Camera Series

Production Designer: Elisabeth Williams
Art Director: Martha Sparrow
Used one Custom Day/Night SoftDrop created by customizing existing backdrop art in our Image Library.
Read More About This Project In Our Rosco Spectrum Blog Article


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THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY

One Hour Contemporary
Single-Camera Series

Production Designer: Mark Worthington
Art Director: Mark Steel
Used a Rental Backdrop


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DEADWOOD: THE MOVIE

Television Movie Or Limited Series
Production Designer: Maria Caso
Art Director: David Potts
Art Director: Jason Garner
Used two Custom Day/Night SoftDrops.
Rosco also provided backdrops for the original series.


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FOSSE/VERDON

Television Movie Or Limited Series
Production Designer: Alex Digerlando
Supervising Art Director: Anu Schwartz
Art Director: Julia Heymans
Used two Custom SoftDrops and several Rental Backdrops.


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BARRY

Half Hour Single-Camera Series
Production Designer: Tyler B. Robinson
Art Director: Eric Schoonover
Used four Custom SoftDrops and several Rental Backdrops.
Thanks to the Production Design team for calling out the Rosco SoftDrop in their design presentation.


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GLOW

Half Hour Single-Camera Series
Production Designer: Todd Fjelsted
Art Director: Valerie Green
Used two Custom SoftDrops and several Rental Backdrops.
Be sure to explore their design presentation to see examples of how they layered miniature casino signs in front of the SoftDrop.


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THE GOOD PLACE

Half Hour Single-Camera Series
Production Designer: Ian Phillips
Art Director: Adam Rowe
Used several Rental Backdrops.


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FAMILY REUNION

Multi-Camera Series
Production Designer: Aiyana Trotter
Assistant Art Director: Lissette Schettini
Used one Custom Day SoftDrop, one Custom Night SoftDrop and a Rental Backdrop.


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NO GOOD NICK

Multi-Camera Series
Production Designer: Kristan Andrews
Art Director: Sarah Palmrose
Used several Rental Backdrops

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Joel Svendsen

About Joel Svendsen

Content Marketing Manager: Joel's Rosco career began in Rosco's Hollywood office in 1999 – first in sales covering the Western US and the Los Angeles Film & Television market, and then as Product Manager for Rosco's Film & Television Products. In that time, his knowledge of Rosco's products and how they're used in each of our marketplaces makes him well suited for bringing the stories in Spectrum to life.