Reprinted from Deadline Hollywood by Matt Grobar on April 1, 2021.
On Thursday, the Set Decorators Society of America announced the winners of the inaugural SDSA Awards, which recognizes excellence in the art of set decoration for film.
Topping the winners list was David Fincher’s black-and-white Old Hollywood drama, Mank. The Netflix pic scored wins for Best Picture and Best Achievement in Décor/Design of a Period Feature Film. The honorees from Mank included Fincher, set decorator Jan Pascuale and production designer Donald Graham Burt.
Other awards handed out paid tribute to artists working within the realms of contemporary features, science fiction or fantasy films, and comedy or musical features. …