The American Society of Cinematographers said today that Robert Richardson will receive its ASC Lifetime Achievement Award and Jeff Jur is set for the Career Achievement in Television Award. They will pick up their prizes February 9 during the 33rd ASC Awards at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland.
ASC also noted that it also will marks the society’s 100 anniversary during the 2019 trophy show.
In a career spanning nearly four decades and counting. Richardson has won three Cinematography Oscars — for Hugo (2012), The Aviator (2005), and JFK (1992) — and been nominated six other times for The Hateful Eight, Django Unchained, Inglourious Basterds, Snow Falling on Cedars, Born on the Fourth of July and Platoon. His most recent film is A Private War, in is in theaters, and his latest of several Quentin Tarantino films, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, is slated for release next year.
Jur has a pair of Emmy Awards for HBO’s Carnivale (2004) and Bessie (2016). His long resume includes episodes of Westworld, How to Get Away With Murder, Lodge 49, Dexter, Halt & Catch Fire and Colony, along with telefilms Running Mates, Zooman, Alone, Reconstruction, Murder: Live! andFirst Time Felon. In between TV projects, he shot such feature films as Dirty Dancing, The Last Seduction, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, and My Big Fat Greek Wedding, among others.
“Celebrating the accomplishments of exceptionally talented cinematographers like Bob Richardson for his innovative approach to feature films and Jeff Jur for his brilliant interpretations in the world of television drama is especially important in today’s day and age of cinematography,” ASC President Kees van Oostrum said. “As we celebrate our 100th anniversary, I cannot imagine better role models, as both have inspired us, and their work continues to embolden the next generation of cinematographers.”