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Predictably, the cinematographers at the ASC gave their top prize to Emmanuel Lubezki after winning it last year for Gravity. Lubezki too Gravity all the way to Oscar and now he’s taking Birdman. Two out of the “three amigos” get ...
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ASC AWARDS Feature Film Emmanuel Lubezki, Gravity One-Hour Series Jonathan Freeman, Game of Thrones – “Valar Dohaeris” Half-Hour Series Television Blake McClure for Drunk History, “Detroit” Television Motion Picture or Miniseries Jeremy Benning, Killing Lincoln ASC International Award Eduardo Serra ...
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The American Society of Cinematographers is having their annual awards dinner Saturday night. Weirdly, they have seven nominees to Oscar’s five. Captain Phillips and 12 Years a Slave are the two ASC nominees the Oscars left out.  The way these ...
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• Sean Bobbitt, BSC for 12 Years a Slave • Barry Ackroyd, BSC for Captain Phillips • Philippe Le Sourd for The Grandmaster • Emmanuel Lubezki, ASC, AMC for Gravity • Bruno Delbonnel, ASC, AFC for Inside Llewyn Davis • ...

With Barry Ackroyd (Captain Phillips), Sean Bobbitt (12 Years a Slave) Bruno Delbonnel (Inside Llewyn Davis), Phedon Papamichael (Nebraska) and Stuart Dryburgh (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty)

From time to time we run across a gem that has nothing much to do with current cinema but worth sharing all the same. Someone called LadyPhantomThe has collected dozens of fantastic cinematography clips and posted them on youtube. This ...

The ASC were to have announced their nominees tonight, but we just heard word that they’ll be ready early tomorrow morning instead. Time now for quick predictions and simple overnight poll of your personal favorites. Sasha’s picks: The Artist (Guillame ...
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The American Society of Cinematographers announce their 5 nominees Matthew Libatique (Black Swan) Wally Pfister (Inception) Danny Cohen (The King’s Speech) Jeff Cronenweth (The Social Network) Roger Deakins (True Grit) (thanks to Marshall & to Mark)
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We’ll let this poll serve the dual purpose of predicting tomorrow’s announcement of nominees by the ASC as well as eventual Oscar favorites. Choose 5 cinematographers after the cut.
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AD reader Dan M. has compiled a terrific list of the leading contenders for Best Cinematography, basing his logic on the cinematographer’s industry status or specific films that call for impressive camera and lighting work. Starting with 40 DPs and ...
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High res. screen caps from True Grit after the jump. The images and cinematography speak for themselves.

A couple of days ago we had a back-and-forth in the comments about whether or not a movie not shot with IMAX cameras can deliver an enhanced experience on IMAX screens. Our conclusion was yes — based mostly on wishing ...

Three of last year’s nominees for Best Cinematography came from movies released during the summer months. The Hurt Locker, Inglourious Basterds, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. Four, if you count the Cannes premiere of The White Ribbon. Since ...

Each year the Academy makes up for its arcane process of selecting nominees for Best Foreign Language Film by reaching out to other representatives in the best of international cinema that might miss inclusion in that category. The movies eligible ...

(click to enlarge) Nice nod to Greg Toland’s legendary lensing. If we haven’t assessed Dion Beebe chances to win his second Oscar for Best Cinematography, it’s probably high time we start.

Click here for the full poll. Please choose five favorites based on your impeccable judgment, keen insight, and fleeting glimpses of purty shots in trailers.

Half-Blood Prince cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel Safe to say year-end honors for Bruno will involve the one whose last name is Delbonnel, already twice nominated for an Oscar, for Amelie and A Very Long Engagement, now receiving universal praise for re-envisioning ...

From Studio Daily, an interview with frequent Michael Mann collaborator and Public Enemies cinematographer, Dante Spinotti. This can serve as a launchpad for your own feelings about the HD lensing, and your reactions to the film in general. Dante Spinotti: ...

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