ADG Perspective

January-February 2019

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4 8 P E R S P E C T I V E | J A N U A R Y / F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 9 A D G A W A R D S B Y N I K K I R U D L O F F, A S S O C I A T E E D I T O R HULU 23rd Annual Art Directors Guild Awards for Lifetime Achievement Announced Art Direction Craft Winner: Jeannine Oppewall The ADG has announced the members who are being recognized for lifetime achievement in each of the four crafts, and Jeannine Oppewall will receive the award in recognition for her work in Production Design at the 23rd Art Directors Guild Awards in February. Jeannine studied medieval history at Bryn Mawr, where she discovered the furniture of designers and filmmakers Charles and Ray Eames, and her interests moved to modern design. After getting her master's degree, she began her career working for the Office of Charles and Ray Eames, best known for their now iconic furniture, where she helped organize and design museum exhibits. Jeannine Oppewall has received four Academy Award nominations for Best Production Design—for L.A. Confidential, Pleasantville, Seabiscuit and The Good Shepherd. Jeannine and her team won the ADG Award for Excellence in Production Design for the film Catch Me if You Can. Other memorable films she has designed include Wonder Boys, Rules Don't Apply, Snow Falling on Cedars and The Bridges of Madison County. In all, Jeannine has designed more than forty films. Her very first film was Paul Schrader's Blue Collar. Tender Mercies starring, Robert Duvall, was her earliest movie as Production Designer and remains one of her favorites. A. JEANNINE OPPEWALL. B. PLEASANTVILLE SODA SHOP BUILDING WATERCOLOR. A B A D G L I F E T I M E A C H I E V E M E N T A W A R D

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