The Hurt Locker, Avatar and Sherlock Holmes take art design awards

The Hurt Locker claimed the Best Contemporary Film award, while Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes was named Best Period Film and Avatar landed the Best Fantasy Film honour at the annual prize-giving in Los Angeles.

Weeds, Mad Men and Hell’s Kitchen ruled the TV categories.

Warren Beatty was honoured with the Outstanding Contribution To Cinematic Imagery Award and Oscar-winning production designer Terence Marsh received the Lifetime Achievement Award, while three production designers – Malcolm F Brown, Bob Keene and Ferdinando Scarfiotti – were inducted into the ADG Hall of Fame.