Larry Dias

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Larry Dias
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Larry Dias is a set decorator who was nominated at the 83rd Academy Awards for his work on the film Inception , this was in the category of Best Art Direction. His nomination was shared with Guy Hendrix Dyas and Doug Mowat. [1]

83rd Academy Awards

The 83rd Academy Awards ceremony, organized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2010 in the United States and took place on February 27, 2011, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST. During the ceremony, Academy Awards were presented in 24 competitive categories. The ceremony was televised in the United States by ABC, and produced by Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer, with Mischer also serving as director. Actors James Franco and Anne Hathaway co-hosted the ceremony, marking the first time for each.

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The Academy Award for Best Production Design recognizes achievement for art direction in film. The category's original name was Best Art Direction, but was changed to its current name in 2012 for the 85th Academy Awards. This change resulted from the Art Director's branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) being renamed the Designer's branch. Since 1947, the award is shared with the set decorator(s). It is awarded to the best interior design in a film.

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He has done the sets on all of The Hunger Games films as well. [2]

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  1. "The 83rd Academy Awards (2011) Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences . AMPAS. Archived from the original on December 24, 2013. Retrieved April 16, 2014.
  2. "Larry Dias set decorator". casasugar.com. Retrieved April 16, 2014.