ADG "Scenic Arts Day" Proclaimed by LA City Council Feb. 24

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Councilmember Krekorian To Present Resolution on Friday, Feb. 24

Last Updated: February 23, 2017 11:01 pm GMT
(Los Angeles, CA--February 23, 2017) The ART DIRECTORS GUILD (ADG, IATSE Local 800) and its Scenic, Title and Graphic Artist Council will be honored by the LA City Council with a resolution presented by Councilmember Paul Krekorian recognizing this Friday, Feb. 24, as Scenic Arts Day in Los Angeles. This distinguished honor spotlights the artists behind the meticulously rendered, hand painted scenic backdrops that have created worlds of imagination in almost every feature film of Hollywood’s golden age. This accolade celebrates ADG’s collaboration on the new book THE ART OF THE HOLLYWOOD BACKDROP and with JC Backings on the original MGM Scenic Art Studio (now Sony Studios) where most of these gigantic backdrops are preserved.

WHO:
Art Directors Guild represents Production Designers, Art Directors, Assistant Art Directors; Scenic, Title and Graphic Artists; Illustrators and Matte Artists; Set Designers and Model Makers; and Previs Artists. Accepting the proclamation on behalf of the ADG are Guild representatives including Executive Director CHUCK PARKER, Associate Exec. Dir. dooner, and Scenic Title and Graphic Artists Council Chair PATRICK DEGREVE.

WHEN:
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 24, 2017 | 10:00 AM

WHERE:
JOHN FERRARO COUNCIL CHAMBER, ROOM 340, CITY HALL 200 North Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

ABOUT THE ART DIRECTORS GUILD:
The Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) represents 2,500 members who work throughout the United States, Canada and the rest of the world in film, television and theater as Production Designers, Art Directors, Assistant Art Directors; Scenic, Title and Graphic Artists; Illustrators and Matte Artists; Set Designers and Model Makers; and Previs Artists. Established in 1937, the ADG’s ongoing activities include a Film Society, an annual Awards Banquet, a creative/technology community (5D: The Future of Immersive Design), a bimonthly craft magazine (Perspective); and extensive technology-training programs, figure drawing and other creative workshops and year-round Gallery 800 art exhibitions. The Guild's Online Directory/Website Resource is at www.adg.org. For more info about the awards, please go to adg.org.

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