BAFTA Award for Best Production Design

This is a list of winners and nominees for the BAFTA Award for Best Production Design for each year. formerly known as the Best Art Direction, The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is a British organisation that hosts annual awards shows for movies, television, children's movies and television, and interactive media.

BAFTA Award for Best Production Design
Awarded forBest Production Design
LocationUnited Kingdom
Presented byBritish Academy of Film and Television Arts
Currently held byDonald Graham Burt and Jan PascaleMank (2020)

Winners and nomineesEdit


Best British Production Design – Black and White
Year Film Recipient(s)
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Ken Adam
Guns at Batasi Maurice Carter
King and Country Richard MacDonald
The Pumpkin Eater Edward Marshall
Darling Ray Simm
The Bedford Incident Arthur Lawson
The Hill Herbert Smith
Rotten to the Core Alex Vetchinsky
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold Tambi Larsen
Bunny Lake Is Missing Donald M. Ashton
Georgy Girl Tony Woollard
Life at the Top Edward Marshall
Best British Production Design – Color
Year Film Recipient(s)
Becket John Bryan
The Chalk Garden Carmen Dillon
Goldfinger Ken Adam
Zulu Ernest Archer
The Ipcress File Ken Adam
Lord Jim Geoffrey Drake
Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines Thomas N. Morahan
Thunderball Ken Adam
The Blue Max Wilfred Shingleton
Khartoum John Howell
The Quiller Memorandum Maurice Carter
The Wrong Box Ray Simm
A Man for All Seasons John Box
Accident Carmen Dillon
Blowup Assheton Gorton
You Only Live Twice Ken Adam
Best Art Direction
Year Film Recipient(s)
2001: A Space Odyssey Ernest Archer, Harry Lange, and Anthony Masters
The Charge of the Light Brigade Edward Marshall
Oliver! John Box
Romeo and Juliet Renzo Mongiardino
Oh! What a Lovely War Donald M. Ashton
Hello, Dolly! John DeCuir
War and Peace Mikhail Bogdanov and Gennadi Myasnikov
Women in Love Luciana Arrighi


Year Film Recipient(s)
Waterloo Mario Garbuglia
Anne of the Thousand Days Maurice Carter
Ryan's Daughter Stephen B. Grimes
Scrooge Terence Marsh
Death in Venice (Morte a Venezia) Ferdinando Scarfiotti
The Go-Between Carmen Dillon
Nicholas and Alexandra John Box
The Tales of Beatrix Potter Christine Edzard
Cabaret Rolf Zehetbauer
A Clockwork Orange John Barry
Lady Caroline Lamb Carmen Dillon
Young Winston Donald M. Ashton and Geoffrey Drake
The Hireling Natasha Kroll
England Made Me Tony Woollard
Roma Danilo Donati
Sleuth Ken Adam
The Great Gatsby John Box
Chinatown Richard Sylbert
Murder on the Orient Express Tony Walton
The Three Musketeers Brian Eatwell
Rollerball John Box
Barry Lyndon Ken Adam
The Day of the Locust Richard MacDonald
The Towering Inferno William J. Creber
Best Production Design
Year Film Recipient(s)
Bugsy Malone Geoffrey Kirkland
All the President's Men George Jenkins
King Kong Mario Chiari and Dale Hennesy
The Slipper and the Rose Raymond Simm
Fellini's Casanova (Il Casanova di Federico Fellini) Danilo Donati and Federico Fellini
A Bridge Too Far Terence Marsh
The Spy Who Loved Me Ken Adam
Valentino Philip Harrison
Close Encounters of the Third Kind Joe Alves
Julia Gene Callahan, Carmen Dillon, and Willy Holt
Star Wars John Barry
Alien Michael Seymour
Apocalypse Now Dean Tavoularis
The Europeans Jeremiah Rusconi
Yanks Brian Morris


Year Film Recipient(s)
The Elephant Man Stuart Craig
All That Jazz Philip Rosenberg
Flash Gordon Danilo Donati
The Empire Strikes Back Norman Reynolds
Raiders of the Lost Ark Norman Reynolds
Chariots of Fire Roger Hall
The French Lieutenant's Woman Assheton Gorton
Tess Pierre Guffroy
Blade Runner Lawrence G. Paull
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial James D. Bissell
Gandhi Stuart Craig
La Traviata Gianni Quaranta and Franco Zeffirelli
Heat and Dust Wilfred Shingleton
Return of the Jedi Norman Reynolds
WarGames Angelo P. Graham
The Killing Fields Roy Walker
The Company of Wolves Anton Furst
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes Stuart Craig
Nineteen Eighty-Four Allan Cameron
Brazil Norman Garwood
Amadeus Patrizia von Brandenstein
Back to the Future Lawrence G. Paull
A Passage to India John Box
A Room with a View Brian Ackland-Snow and Gianni Quaranta
Aliens Peter Lamont
The Mission Stuart Craig
Ran Shinobu and Yoshirō Muraki
Radio Days Santo Loquasto
Hope and Glory Anthony Pratt
Jean de Florette Bernard Vézat
The Untouchables William A. Elliott
Tucker: The Man and His Dream Dean Tavoularis
Empire of the Sun Norman Reynolds
The Last Emperor Ferdinando Scarfiotti
Who Framed Roger Rabbit Elliot Scott
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Dante Ferretti
Batman Anton Furst
Dangerous Liaisons Stuart Craig
Henry V Tim Harvey


Year Film Recipient(s)
Dick Tracy Richard Sylbert
Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo Cinema Paradiso) Andrea Crisanti
The Hunt for Red October Terence Marsh
The Sheltering Sky Gianni Silvestri
Edward Scissorhands Bo Welch
The Addams Family Richard MacDonald
Cyrano de Bergerac Ezio Frigerio
Terminator 2: Judgment Day Joseph C. Nemec III
Strictly Ballroom Catherine Martin
Chaplin Stuart Craig
Howards End Luciana Arrighi
The Last of the Mohicans Wolf Kroeger
The Piano Andrew McAlpine
The Age of Innocence Dante Ferretti
Dracula Thomas E. Sanders
Schindler's List Allan Starski
Interview with the Vampire Dante Ferretti
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Colin Gibson and Owen Paterson
Frankenstein Tim Harvey
The Mask Craig Stearns
Apollo 13 Michael Corenblith
Braveheart Thomas E. Sanders
The Madness of King George Ken Adam
Sense and Sensibility Luciana Arrighi
Richard III Tony Burrough
The English Patient Stuart Craig
Evita Brian Morris
Hamlet Tim Harvey
Romeo + Juliet Catherine Martin
L.A. Confidential Jeannine Claudia Oppewall
Mrs Brown Martin Childs
Titanic Peter Lamont
The Truman Show Dennis Gassner
Elizabeth John Myhre
Saving Private Ryan Thomas E. Sanders
Shakespeare in Love Martin Childs
Sleepy Hollow Rick Heinrichs
American Beauty Naomi Shohan
Angela's Ashes Geoffrey Kirkland
The End of the Affair Anthony Pratt
The Matrix Owen Paterson


Year Film Recipient(s)
Gladiator Arthur Max
Chocolat David Gropman
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Wo hu cang long) Timmy Yip
O Brother, Where Art Thou? Dennis Gassner
Quills Martin Childs
Amélie (Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain) Aline Bonetto
Gosford Park Stephen Altman
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Stuart Craig
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Grant Major
Moulin Rouge! Catherine Martin
Road to Perdition Dennis Gassner
Chicago John Myhre
Gangs of New York Dante Ferretti
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Stuart Craig
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Grant Major
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World William Sandell
Big Fish Dennis Gassner
Cold Mountain Dante Ferretti
Girl with a Pearl Earring Ben Van Os
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Grant Major
The Aviator Dante Ferretti
Finding Neverland Gemma Jackson
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Stuart Craig
House of Flying Daggers (Shi mian mai fu) Tingxiao Huo
Vera Drake Eve Stewart
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Stuart Craig
Batman Begins Nathan Crowley
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Alex McDowell
King Kong Grant Major
Memoirs of a Geisha John Myhre
Children of Men Jim Clay, Geoffrey Kirkland, and Jennifer Williams
Casino Royale Peter Lamont and Simon Wakefield
Marie Antoinette K. K. Barrett and Véronique Melery
Pan's Labyrinth (El laberinto del fauno) Eugenio Caballero and Pilar Revuelta
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Cheryl Carasik and Rick Heinrichs
Atonement Sarah Greenwood and Katie Spencer
Elizabeth: The Golden Age Guy Dyas and Richard Roberts
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Stuart Craig and Stephenie McMillan
La Vie en Rose (La môme) Olivier Raoux
There Will Be Blood Jim Erickson and Jack Fisk
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Donald Graham Burt and Victor J. Zolfo
Changeling Gary Fettis and James J. Murakami
The Dark Knight Nathan Crowley and Peter Lando
Revolutionary Road Debra Schutt and Kristi Zea
Slumdog Millionaire Michelle Day and Mark Digby
Avatar Rick Carter, Robert Stromberg, and Kim Sinclair
District 9 Philip Ivey and Guy Potgieter
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Stuart Craig and Stephenie McMillan
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Dave Warren, Anastasia Masaro, and Caroline Smith
Inglourious Basterds David and Sandy Reynolds-Wasco


Year Film Recipient(s)
Inception Guy Hendrix Dyas, Larry Dias, and Doug Mowat
Alice in Wonderland Robert Stromberg and Karen O'Hara
Black Swan Thérèse DePrez and Tora Peterson
The King's Speech Eve Stewart and Judy Farr
True Grit Jess Gonchor and Nancy Haigh
Hugo Dante Ferretti and Francesca Lo Schiavo
The Artist Laurence Bennett and Robert Gould
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Stuart Craig and Stephenie McMillan
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Maria Djurkovic and Tatiana MacDonald
War Horse Rick Carter and Lee Sandales
Les Misérables Eve Stewart and Anna Lynch-Robinson
Anna Karenina Sarah Greenwood and Katie Spencer
Life of Pi David Gropman and Anna Pinnock
Lincoln Rick Carter and Jim Erickson
Skyfall Dennis Gassner and Anna Pinnock
The Great Gatsby Catherine Martin and Beverly Dunn
12 Years a Slave Adam Stockhausen and Alice Baker
American Hustle Judy Becker and Heather Loeffler
Behind the Candelabra Howard Cummings
Gravity Andy Nicholson, Rosie Goodwin and Joanne Woollard
The Grand Budapest Hotel Adam Stockhausen and Anna Pinnock
Big Eyes Rick Heinrichs and Shane Vieau
The Imitation Game Maria Djurkovic and Tatiana MacDonald
Interstellar Nathan Crowley and Gary Fettis
Mr. Turner Suzie Davies and Charlotte Watts
Mad Max: Fury Road Colin Gibson and Lisa Thompson
Bridge of Spies Rena DeAngelo and Adam Stockhausen
Carol Judy Becker and Heather Loeffler
The Martian Celia Bobak and Arthur Max
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Rick Carter, Darren Gilford, and Lee Sandales
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Stuart Craig and Anna Pinnock
Doctor Strange John Bush and Charles Wood
Hail, Caesar! Jess Gonchor and Nancy Haigh
La La Land David and Sandy Reynolds-Wasco
Nocturnal Animals Shane Valentino and Meg Everist
The Shape of Water Paul D. Austerberry, Jeff Melvin, and Shane Vieau
Beauty and the Beast Sarah Greenwood and Katie Spencer
Blade Runner 2049 Dennis Gassner and Alessandra Querzola
Darkest Hour Sarah Greenwood and Katie Spencer
Dunkirk Nathan Crowley and Gary Fettis
The Favourite Fiona Crombie and Alice Felton
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Stuart Craig and Anna Pinnock
First Man Nathan Crowley and Kathy Lucas
Mary Poppins Returns John Myhre and Gordon Sim
Roma Eugenio Caballero and Bárbara Enríquez
1917 Dennis Gassner and Lee Sandales
The Irishman Bob Shaw and Regina Graves
Jojo Rabbit Ra Vincent and Nora Sopková
Joker Mark Friedberg and Kris Moran
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Barbara Ling and Nancy Haigh


Year Film Recipient(s)
Mank Donald Graham Burt and Jan Pascale
The Dig Maria Djurkovic and Tatiana Macdonald
The Father Peter Francis and Cathy Featherstone
News of the World David Crank and Elizabeth Keenan
Rebecca Sarah Greenwood and Katie Spencer

See alsoEdit


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