Sir Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC and others confront Hollywood over cinematographers’ long workdays

Hollywood cinematographers have signed a letter urging the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) to address “the hazards of unsafe working hours” that have plagued the industry for decades. Among the many signatories are Emmanuel Lubezki ASC AMC (Gravity), John Toll ASC (Braveheart), Sir Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC (1917), and Erik Messerschmidt … Read more

Oscars: Academy announces nearly 400 new members including 11 cinematographers

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the latest members for 2021. This included 395 members in 50 countries across many roles within the film industry, from casting directors to actors. The 11 cinematographers are as follows: Manuel Alberto Claro Hope Melancholia Christine A. Maier Quo Vadis, Aida? Life Guidance Tobie Marier-Robitaille … Read more

ARRI cameras, technology and services behind a haul of latest Oscar winners

This year’s Academy Awards recognised many outstanding films and artists this year. ARRI provided camera equipment for Oscar’s big winner of the evening, Nomadland, and many others. The postponed 93rd Academy Awards ceremony, presented by AMPAS, was held on April 25, in Los Angeles. The event, traditionally been seen by more than 225 countries and … Read more

Erik Messerschmidt ASC wins cinematography Oscar for Mank

The film industry’s finest were honoured at the 93rd Academy Awards, a smaller than usual – but no less entertaining and celebratory – COVID-safe event at Los Angeles’ Union Station. Erik Messerschmidt ASC won the cinematography award for his magnificent lensing of Mank, his first Oscar win. Nominees in the category were Sean Bobbitt BSC … Read more

ASC Awards: winners include Mank, The Crown, The Queen’s Gambit, and The Mandalorian

Outstanding achievement in cinematography was championed at the 35th annual American Society of Cinematographers Awards. Taking place at the the historic ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood and hosted by TCM’s Ben Mankiewicz, the virtual ceremony saw the nominees’ outstanding talent and creativity recognised and the winners revealed. The live ceremony included the presentation of the ASC … Read more

Nominees in the BSC Awards Best Cinematography in a Theatrical Feature category revealed

We’re excited to announce the BSC Awards nominees for the Best Cinematography in a Theatrical Feature Release category are… Sean Bobbitt BSC for Judas and the Black Messiah Joshua James Richards for Nomadland Alwin Küchler BSC for The Mauritanian Erik Messerschmidt ASC for Mank Dariusz Wolski ASC for News of the World   The nominees … Read more

Erik Messerschmidt ASC / Mank

MASTERCLASS IN MONOCHROME Black-and-white biopic Mank sees another successful collaboration between cinematographer Erik Messerschmidt ASC and director David Fincher as they craft an authentic portrayal of Hollywood’s golden age and explore the turbulent development of the script for Citizen Kane. “This was not an offer I had to consider; the answer was an immediate yes,” … Read more

Oscars nominations: the complete list

Actor-producer Priyanka Chopra Jonas and singer, songwriter and actor Nick Jonas announced the 93rd Oscars nominations in 23 categories live from London, via a global live stream. Nominees in the Cinematography category are Judas and the Black Messiah (Sean Bobbitt BSC); Mank (Erik Messerschmidt ASC); News of the World (Dariusz Wolski ASC); Nomadland (Joshua James … Read more

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