Fantasy film nominees

Fantasy film nominees are Dennis Gassner for "The Golden Compass," Stuart Craig for "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" (pictured), Rick Heinrichs for "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End," Harley Jessup for "Ratatouille" and James Bissell for "300." (Murray Close / Warner Bros.)

The Art Directors Guild announced its nominations today for the 12th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in eight categories for motion pictures, TV and commercials.

Nominees in the period film category are Arthur Max for "American Gangster," Sarah Greenwood for "Atonement," Guy Hendrix Dyas for "Elizabeth: The Golden Age," Dante Ferretti for "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" and Jack Fisk for "There Will Be Blood."

Fantasy film nominees are Dennis Gassner for "The Golden Compass," Stuart Craig for "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," Rick Heinrichs for "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End," Harley Jessup for "Ratatouille" and James Bissell for "300."

In the contemporary film category, the nominees are Peter Wenham for "The Bourne Ultimatum," Michel Eric and Laurent Ott for "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly," Carlos Conti for "The Kite Runner," Kevin Thompson for "Michael Clayton" and Jess Gonchor for "No Country for Old Men."

Nominees in the television movie or miniseries category are Marek Dobrowolski for "The Company," Tom Meyer for "PU 239" and Tracey Gallacher for "The Starter Wife."

The ADG's Outstanding Contributions to the Cinematic Imagery Award will be given to veteran visual-effects artist Ray Harryhausen. In addition, Craig, who is nominated in the fantasy film category, will be honored with a lifetime achievement award. The winners will be announced at the ADG gala Feb. 16 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.