This year’s BSC Awards night will take a different direction, celebrating the shining stars of cinematography via a visual platform on Friday 9 April 2021. With all the usual awards buzz, the nominations have been taking place and we are excited to announce the nominees.
BSC Best Cinematography in a TV Drama 2020:
Adriano Goldman ASC BSC ABC for The Crown (season 4 eps 3 Fairytale); Rob Hardy BSC for DEVS (season 1, eps 7); Shabier Kirchner for Small Axe (season 1, eps 1 Mangrove); Suzie Lavelle BSC ISC for Normal People (season 1, eps 2) and Steven Meizler for The Queen’s Gambit (season 1, eps 7 End Game).
On awards night, the winners of the BSC Best Cinematography in a Theatrical Feature Release will also be revealed (nominees are disclosed on 29 March), along with the recipients of the Bert Easey Technical Award, BSC ARRI John Alcott Memorial Award, BSC Special Achievement Award and the BSC Short Film Cinematography award.
The BSC and the GBCT have worked together on The Operators Award as it has gone through several iterations, joining forces with the ACO in 2011. The nominees for the Operators award categories are:
The Operators Award – TV Drama:
Chris Bain for The Crown (series 4, episode 6); James Layton/Matt Poynter for His Dark Materials (series 1, episode 7); Dan Nightingale for Dracula (series 1, episode 3); Benjamin Semanoff for Ozark (series 3, episode 3) and Benjamin Treplin for Das Boot (series 2, episode 8).
The Operators Award – Feature Film:
Colin Anderson/Graham Hall for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker; Christopher Ball for The Lighthouse; Maceo Bishop for Uncut Gems; Brian S Osmund for Mank; and Peter Robertson for The Gentlemen.
We wish everyone the best of luck on the night!