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Hugo and Harry win big at the Art Directors Guild awards

Martin Scorsese's Hugo, the final Harry Potter movie and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo were the toast of Hollywood on Saturday (04Feb12) after taking top honors at the Art Directors Guild Awards.

Scorsese's 3D adventure won the event's main prize for best production design in a period film, beating competition from fellow nominees The Artist, The Help, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Anonymous.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 won best production design in a fantasy film, while The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo walked away with the prize for production in a contemporary film.

Kate Winslet's acclaimed turn in TV mini-series Mildred Pierce helped the show pick up the trophy for best production in a TV movie or miniseries, and Boardwalk Empire won the one-hour single camera television series honor.

Meanwhile, Julie Andrews recorded a tribute to her ex-husband, production designer Tony Walton, who received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the event.

The Art Directors Guild Awards, held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, celebrate excellence in production design and art direction.

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