True Blood Nominated for Excellence in Production Design Awards

January 20, 2009 by  

suzukiThe Art Directors Guild have announced their nominees for the Excellence in P

roduction Design Awards and Production Designer Suzuki Ingerslev from Alan Ball”s successful hit HBO TV Series “True Blood” has been nominated. Suzuki Ingerslev has been nominated for Season 1 Episode 7 of “True Blood — Burning House of Love” in the category of One hour Single-Camera Television Series. The other nominees in the category are “Mad Men — The Jet Set” (Dan Bishop), “Pushing Daisies — Bzzzzzz” (Michael Wylie), “Tudors — Episode 210” (Tom Conroy) and “Ugly Betty — When Betty Met Yeti” (Mark Worthington). The Excellence in Production Design Award are awarded to members of the Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) to recognize the highest achievement from within their own ranks in the area of art direction. The awards ceremonies will be held on February 14, 2009 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel where honorary awards this year will casino include the Outstanding Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award to George Lucas presented by Ron Howard and the Lifetime Achievement Award to Oscar-winning Production Designer Paul Sylbert. Also as part of the ceremonies for the evening the Art Directors Guild will induct into their Hall of Fame, production designers Ted Haworth, Mac Johnson, Romain Johnston, John Meehan and Harold Michelson.

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Suzuki Ingerslev has also been nominated for a second Excellence in Production Design Award this year in the category for Half-hour single-camera TV series for her work on HBO’s “In Treatment” for the episode “Sophie Week One”. A graduate from U.C. Berkeley with a B.A. in Architecture Suzuki Ingerslev turned her attention to film and television and worked as an Assistant Art on various projects such as “Saved by the Bell,” “The Replacement Killers,” “Teaching Mrs. Tingle,” “Mad TV” and “Days of Our Lives: Winter Heat.” Later on she became Art Director for “State of Grace,” “Tracey Takes On” and “Six Feet Under” and has had the pleasure of working with Alan Ball, Mark Wahlberg and Brian Grazer. Suzuki Ingerslev’s workmanship has been recognized by the Academy earning her 7 nominations for an Emmy for her various works including HBO’s “Six Feet Under”, “Shark,” and “Tracy Takes On.”

SOURCES:
Art Directors Guild unveils nominees
Art directors name their nominees
IMDb: Awards for Suzuki Ingerslev
Yahoo:TV — Suzuki Ingerslev

An Interview with Alan Poul and Suzuki Ingerslev
FanDango: Suzuki Ingerslev

(Photo credit: True Blood Premiere 2008)

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