ASC Award Nominations Announced

The American Society Of Cinematographers’ feature film nominees unveiled today include Roger Deakins for Skyfall, marking his 11th ASC Award nomination after he was given the group’s lifetime achievement honor in 2011. Aside from the ethereal Life Of Pi by Claudio Miranda the noms today singled out period movies: Seamus McGarvey for Anna Karenina, Danny Cohen for Les Miserables and Janusz Kaminski for Lincoln. The 27th annual ASC Awards will be handed out February 10 at Hollywood & Highland. Here’s the full release:

LOS ANGELES, January 9, 2013 — Seamus McGarvey, ASC, BSC (Anna Karenina), Danny Cohen, BSC (Les Miserables), Claudio Miranda, ASC (Life of Pi), Janusz Kaminski (Lincoln) and Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC (Skyfall) have been nominated in the feature film category of the 27th Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards for Outstanding Achievement. The winner will be announced at the ASC Awards celebration on February 10 at the Hollywood & Highland Grand Ballroom.

“The films our members have nominated are visually distinctive, and very diverse: a theatrical epic, a grand musical, an imaginative 3-D fable, a sweeping biographical drama, and a stylish spy thriller,” notes ASC President Stephen Lighthill. “What they all have in common is that each project’s cinematographer contributed captivating visuals that enhanced and elevated the storytelling.” (more…)

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