Academy Award for Best Production Design
|Academy Award for Best Production Design|
|Presented by||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences|
|Currently held by||Rick Carter
The Academy Awards are the oldest awards ceremony for achievements in motion pictures. The Academy Award for Best Production Design recognizes achievement in art direction on a film. The category's original name was Best Art Direction, but was changed to its current name in 2012 for the 85th Academy Awards, with the Art Director's branch being renamed the Designer's branch. The films below are listed with their production year, so the Oscar 2000 for best art direction went to a film from 1999. In the lists below, the winner of the award for each year is shown first, followed by the other nominees.
|Most Awards||Cedric Gibbons||11 awards||Awards resulted from 39 nominations|
|Most Nominations||Cedric Gibbons||39 nominations||Nominations resulted in 11 awards|
(without ever winning)
|Roland Anderson||15 nominations|
Best Interior Decoration
Best Art Direction – Set Decoration
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- From 1940, the award was split into Black-and-white and color.
- From 1957, the two awards were combined.
- In 1959, the awards were again split in two.