HOLLYWOOD — Thomas Del Ruth scored his ninth nomination from the American Society of Cinematographers for his work on the “Gaza” episode of NBC’s “The West Wing” as the ASC announced its TV nominations Wednesday.
Del Ruth, who’s claimed top honors four times, was nominated in the episodic category along with David Boyd for the “Deep Water” segment of HBO’s “Deadwood”; Nathan Hope for “Down the Drain,” CBS’ “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”; Chris Manley for “A Man for a Mile,” CBS’ “CSI: NY”; and Alik Sakharov for “Long Term Parking,” HBO’s “The Sopranos.”
Nom is the second for Manley and the first for Boyd, Hope and Sakharov.
The ASC awards will be presented Feb. 13 at the org’s gala at the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland.
Jonathan Freeman received his fourth nomination for NBC’s “Homeland Security” in the movie/miniseries/pilot for broadcast television category. Also nommed were Larry Fong for the pilot of ABC’s “Lost,” Michael Goi for ABC’s “Judas,” Clark Mathis for the pilot of NBC’s “Medical Investigation” and Kramer Morgenthau for ABC’s “Mitch Albom’s The Five People You Meet in Heaven.”
It’s the second nom for Goi and Mathis.
Kees Van Oostrum received his fourth nomination for USA’s “Spartacus” in the movie/miniseries/pi lot for basic or pay television category. Also nommed were Alan Caso for Hallmark’s “Frankenstein” pilot; Robbie Greenberg, HBO’s “Iron Jawed Angels”; Peter Levy, HBO’s “The Life and Death of Peter Sellers”; and Ben Nott, TNT’s “Salem’s Lot.”
Nom was the third for Greenberg, who’s won two ASC awards previously, while Caso and Levy received their second noms.
“Our blue ribbon juries were judging how effectively the images established a sense of time and place and conveyed the emotional content of the stories,” said Owen Roizman, who chairs the organization’s awards committee.