Anna Karenina, Seamus McGarvey, ASC, BSC
Les Miserables, Danny Cohen, BSC
Life of Pi, Claudio Miranda, ASC
Skyfall, Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC
In a bit a bit of a shocker, but very well deserved, the ASC awards The White Ribbon with its top prize! Incredible.
This one kind of seems like a no-brainer, but then you never really know what the cinematographers are going to think is the best cinematography. According to some of those in the know, the Avatar cinematography is more visual effects than actual lensing. Whatever it was, though, it worked to a degree that is almost impossible to comprehend. If Avatar is weak on story...
Barry Ackroyd, BSC for The Hurt Locker
Dion Beebe, ASC, ACS for Nine
Christian Berger, AAC for The White Ribbon
Mauro Fiore, ASC for Avatar
Robert Richardson, ASC for Inglorious Basterds
The American Society of Cinematographers has selected Chris Menges as the recipient of its International Achievement Award.
The kudo will be presented at the 24th Annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards at the Century Plaza on Feb. 27.
Menges won Oscars for “The Killing Fields” and “The Mission” and was nominated for “Michael Collins”...
Anthony Dod Mantle has won the ASC award for Slumdog Millionaire.
Dod Mantle‚Äôs fellow nominees included Roger Deakins, who was double-nominated for REVOLUTIONARY ROAD and THE READER; Chris Menges also for THE READER; Claudio Miranda for THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON; and Wally Pfister for THE DARK KNIGHT.
The American Society of Cinematographers also hands out its award tonight. Again, Slumdog is expected to take this. Even if another film wins this tonight, Slumdog is still expected to take the Oscar for cinematgraphy. Here are the nominees:
Roger Deakins, Revolutionary Road
Roger Deakins & Chris Menges, The Reader
Anthony Dod Mantle, Slumdog Millionaire
[UPDATE: Sorry. Somehow the comments got disabled on this post yesterday, so I'm bumping it back up to the top to give everyone another chance to make their selections.]
The American Society of Cinematographers announce their nominees today. We’ve expanded the sidebar to include more titles, but you guys might have other favorites.
[UPDATE #2: Nominations announced...