ASC Awards: Noms and Honors

Cinematography honors hand out kudos


Feature film

  • Barry Ackroyd, “The Hurt Locker”
  • Dion Beebe, “Nine”
  • Christian Berger, “The White Ribbon”
  • Mauro Fiore, “Avatar”
  • Robert Richardson, “Inglourious Basterds”

TV movie/miniseries

  • Alar Kivilo, “Taking Chance” (HBO)
  • Rene Ohashi, “Jesse Stone: Thin Ice” (CBS)
  • Jerzy Zielinski, “The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler” (CBS)


  • Eagle Egilsson, TNT’s “Dark Blue” (“Venice Kings”)
  • Jeffrey Jur, ABC’s “FlashForward” (“The Gift”)
  • Michael Price, ABC’s “Ugly Betty” (“There’s No Place Like Mode”)
  • Christian Sebaldt, CBS’ “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” (“Family Affair”)
  • Glen Winter, CW’s “Smallville” (“Savior”)


    • Caleb Deschanel: Lifetime Achievement Award

      During his career, Deschanel — who originally made his mark with “The Black Stallion” — has earned five Oscar noms for “The Right Stuff,” “The Natural,” “Fly Away Home,” “The Patriot” and “The Passion of the Christ.”

    • Chris Menges: International Award

      The politically conscious Brit d.p., whose work on “The Killing Fields” and “The Mission” resulted in two Oscars, honed his craft shooting documentaries. He recently completed his 12th film with Ken Loach, “Route Irish.”

    • John Flinn :Television Achievement Award

      After apprenticing with such ASB Brahmins as Conrad Hall and Robert Surtees, Flinn has since shot some 500 hours of episodic series, miniseries and TV movies and earned seven Emmy nominations for such shows as “Magnum P.I.” and “Babylon 5.”

    • Sol Negrin : Presidents Award

      The one-time aspiring naval architect gained renown for shooting such series “McCloud” and “St. Elsewhere,” and earned three Emmy noms for his work on “Kojak.” Feature credits include “The Concert for Bangladesh” and “Amazing Grace.”

    • Morgan Freeman : Board of Governors Award

      Charisma and gravitas have anchored the majority of Freeman’s performances, whether it’s his Oscar-nominated role as South African president Nelson Mandela in “Invictus'” or the lowly chauffeur of “Driving Miss Daisy.”

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