“Mank” might be the favorite headed into the Oscars, but there’s plenty of set directors to celebrate this year. The first ever Set Decorators Society of America Awards are doing that with four different categories to honor.

Best Achievement in Décor/Design of a Contemporary Feature Film

“Da 5 Bloods”

Set Decoration: Jeanette Scott
Production Design: Wynn Thomas

“Hillbilly Elegy”

Set Decoration: Merissa Lombardo SDSA
Production Design: Molly Hughes

“I’m Thinking of Ending Things”

Set Decoration: Mattie Siegal
Production Design: Molly Hughes

“Promising Young Woman”

Set Decoration: Rae Deslich SDSA
Production Design: Michael T. Perry

“Sound of Metal”

Set Decoration: Tara Pavoni
Production Design: Jeremy Woodward

Best Achievement in Décor/Design of a Period Feature Film


Set Decoration: Stella Fox
Production Design: Kave Quinn


Set Decoration: Jan Pascale SDSA
Production Design: Donald Graham Burt

“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”

Set Decoration: Karen O’Hara SDSA, Diana Stoughton
Production Design: Mark Ricker

“News of the World”

Set Decoration: Elizabeth Keenan SDSA
Production Design: David Crank

“The Trial of the Chicago 7”

Set Decoration: Andrew Baseman SDSA
Production Design: Shane Valentino

Best Achievement in Décor/Design of a Science Fiction or Fantasy Feature Film

“The Midnight Sky”

Set Decoration: John Bush
Production Design: Jim Bissell

“Palm Springs”

Set Decoration: Kelsi Ephraim
Production Design: Jason Kisvarday


Set Decoration: Kathy Lucas
Production Design: Nathan Crowley

“The Witches”

Set Decoration: Rafaella Giovannetti SDSA
Production Design: Gary Freeman

“Wonder Woman 1984”

Set Decoration: Anna Lynch-Robinson SDSA
Production Design: Aline Bonetto

Best Achievement in Décor/Design of a Comedy or Musical Feature Film

“Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”

Set Decoration: Alina Pentac (Romania Unit)
Production Design: David Saenz de Maturana


Set Decoration: Lee Sandales
Production Design: Dominic Watkins

“Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga”

Set Decoration: Naomi Moore
Production Design: Paul Inglis

“The King of Staten Island”

Set Decoration: David Schlesinger SDSA
Production Design: Kevin Thompson

“The Prom”

Set Decoration: Gene Serdena SDSA
Production Design: Jamie Walker McCal

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