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Cinematographer Jack Cardiff dies

Brit filmmaker won Oscar for 'Black Narcissu'

British cinematographer Jack Cardiff has died at the age of 94.

Cardiff was one of the first cinematographers to shoot in Technicolor. He won an Academy Award for the film “Black Narcissus” and was awarded an honorary Oscar for his work in 2001.

The British Film Institute said he died at his home in Cambridgeshire in southeast England early Wednesday morning after a short illness.

British Film Institute director Amanda Nevill said Cardiff “made a unique contribution to some of the greatest films ever made.”

He is survived by his wife Nikki and four sons.

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