Where there are people, there are stories. Where there are stories, there is a desire to tell share them visually - and those films must reflect the stories they are telling. They need to be honest, beautiful. As we expand our international reach, we at the PDC are looking around the world to the production designers who have been honored by the many international film academies and commissions. Today, join us in extending our congratulations to the following Production Designers that have recently been recognized for excellence around the world.
African Movie Academy Awards - 26 September 2015
Congratulations to Chantel Carter winner of the African Movie Academy Award for Best Production Design for the feature film Avenged (original title iNumber Number). Learn more about the project and see her work in the trailer here.
Asian Film Awards - 17 March 2016
Congratulations to Hwarng Wern-Ying, winner of the Asian Film Award for Best Production Design for The Assassin (original title 刺客聶隱娘) Learn more about the project and see her work in the trailer here.
Carthage Film Festival/Journées Cinématographiques de Carthage - 4 Nov 2015
Congratulations to Raouf Hiloui, winner of the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) Award for Best Technician - Decor for As I Open My Eyes (original title À Peine J'Ouvre les Yeux). Learn more about the project here, and see his work in the trailer here.
National Film Awards (India) - 29 March 2016
Congratulations to Sriram Iyenger, Saloni Dhatrak & Sujeet Sawant, winners of the National Film Award for Best Production Design for Bajirao Mastani (Hindi title बाजीराव मस्तानी). Learn more about the project here and see their work in the trailer here.
It‘s wonderful to see the work of our contemporaries around the world, and we look forward to bringing designers from new regions into the Collective. We started with a short list, and we hope to expand our coverage of international PD awards and recognition - if there‘re any other awards or recognitions you‘d like to see us cover, feel free to bring attention to them on our PDC Facebook page!