Gonzalo Amat Earns ASC Awards Nomination from American Society of Cinematographers

Gonzalo Amat is earning recognition from his peers…

The American Society of Cinematographers has announced the nominees for its 32nd Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography, with the 43-year-old Mexican cinematographer making the cut.

Gonzalo Amat

Amat earned a nod in the Episode of a Series for Non-Commercial Television category for his work behind the lens on Amazon StudiosThe Man in the High Castle.

But Amat isn’t the only Hispanic nominee this year…

Emmy-winning Latino American cinematographer Dana Gonzales has picked up a nod in the Episode of a Series for Commercial Television category for his work on FX’s Legion.

Mexican cinematographer Pepe Avila del Pino earned a nomination in the Motion Picture, Miniseries, or Pilot Made for Television for his work on HBO’s The Deuce pilot.

Winners will be announced on February 17 during a ceremony at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland to be emceed by Turner Classic MoviesBen Mankiewicz.

Here’s this year’s nominees list which was unveiled at the ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood.

Theatrical Release

Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC
Blade Runner 2049

Bruno Delbonnel, ASC, AFC
Darkest Hour

Hoyte van Hoytema, ASC, FSF, NSC
Dunkirk

Dan Laustsen, DFF
The Shape of Water

Rachel Morrison, ASC
Mudbound

Episode of a Series for Non-Commercial Television

Gonzalo Amat
The Man in the High Castle (“Land O’ Smiles), Amazon

Adriano Goldman, ASC, ABC
The Crown (“Smoke and Mirrors”), Netflix

Robert McLachlan, ASC, CSC
Game of Thrones (“The Spoils of War”), HBO

Gregory Middleton, ASC, CSC
Game of Thrones (“Dragonstone”), HBO

Alasdair Walker
Outlander (“The Battle Joined”), Starz

Episode of a Series for Commercial Television

Dana Gonzales, ASC
Legion (“Chapter 1”), FX

David Greene, ASC, CSC
12 Monkeys (“Mother”), Syfy

Kurt Jones
The Originals (“Bag of Cobras”), The CW

Boris Mojsovski, CSC
12 Monkeys (“Thief”), Syfy

Crescenzo Notarile, ASC
Gotham (“The Executioner”), Fox

Motion Picture, Miniseries, or Pilot Made for Television

Pepe Avila del Pino
The Deuce pilot, HBO

Serge Desrosiers, CSC
Sometimes the Good Kill, Lifetime

Mathias Herndl, AAC
Genius (“Chapter 1”), National Geographic

Shelly Johnson, ASC
Training Day pilot (“Apocalypse Now”), CBS

Christopher Probst, ASC
Mindhunter pilot, Netflix

Spotlight Award

Máté Herbai, HSC
On Body and Soul

Mikhail Krichman, RGC
Loveless

Mart Taniel
November

Gomez Andreu Wins Spotlight Award at the ASC Awards

There’s a special spotlight on Gorka Gomez Andreu

The Spanish cinematographer picked up the Spotlight Award from American Society of Cinematographers at the 31st annual ASC Awards.

Gorka Gomez Andreu

Gomez Andreu earned the award for his work on House of Others, which tells the story of two families who have physically survived the ‘real’ war, but are incapable of building a new life in peace: war continues in their everyday lives because chaos can be found inside human beings.

Meanwhile, Ron Garcia was recognized with the Career Achievement in Television award.

The Latino cinematographer, a two-time Primetime Emmy nominee, has been nominated for four ASC Awards during his career, dating back to 1991, when he worked on the Twin Peaks pilot.

He’s also been nominated for his work on Murder in the Heartland, Divas and The Day Lincoln Was Shot.

Here’s the complete list of winners at the this year’s ASC Awards:

Theatrical Release: 
Greig Fraser, ASC, ACS for “Lion”
Spotlight Award: Gorka Gomez Andreu, House Of Others
International Award: Philippe Rousselot, ASC, AFC
Bud Stone Award of Distinction: Frank Kay and Bruce Berke
Regular Series for Non-Commercial Television: Fabian Wagner, Game of Thrones, “Battle of the Bastards”
Career Achievement in Television: Ron Garcia, ASC
Television Movie, Miniseries or Pilot: Igor Martinovic, The Night Of, “Subtle Beast”
Presidents Award: Nancy Schreiber
ASC Board of Governors Award: Denzel Washington
Regular Series for Commercial Television: Tod Campbell, Robot, “eps2.0_unm4sk-pt1.tc” (USA)

Lubezki Wins American Society of Cinematographers Award for “Gravity”

The (Oscars) future looks bright for Emmanuel Lubezki

The Mexican cinematographer took home an ASC Award at the 28th annual American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement Awards on Saturday at the Hollywood & Highland Ray Dolby Ballroom.

Emmanuel Lubezki

Lubezki earned the prize in the in the theatrical motion picture category for lensing Alfonso Cuarón’s 3D sci-fi thriller Gravity.

He topped a field of nominees that included Sean Bobbitt for 12 Years a Slave, Barry Ackroyd for Captain Phillips, Philippe Le Sourd for The GrandmasterBruno Delbonnel for Inside Llewyn Davis, Phedon Papamichael for Nebraska and Roger Deakins for Prisoners.

It’s the third ASC feature award for Lubezki, who previously won for Children of Men and The Tree of Life.

The win puts Lubezki in some select company. In the event’s 28-year history, only one cinematographer, the late Conrad Hall, won the feature category an unprecedented four times. And, Lubezki now joins fellow nominee Deakins as the only cinematographers with three wins in the category.

Also this year, Lubezki received his sixth Oscar nomination, and is vying for his first Academy Award.

Here’s a complete list of winners: 

Film
Emmanuel Lubezki, ASC, AMC, Gravity

One-hour Episodic Television Series:
Jonathan Freeman, ASC, HBO’s Game of Thrones, “Valar Dohaeris”

Television Movie/Miniseries:
Jeremy Benning, CSC, National Geographic Channel’s Killing Lincoln

Half-Hour Episodic Series:
Blake McClure, Comedy Central’s Drunk History, “Detroit”

Spotlight Award
Lukasz Zal and Ryszard Lenczewski, Ida

Lubezki Nominated for American Society of Cinematographers Award

Emmanuel Lubezki is earning serious kudos from his peers…

The Mexican cinematographer has been nominated for an ASC Award from the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) in the theatrical motion picture for Outstanding Achievement.

Emmanuel Lubezki

Lubezki, a previous winner  2012’s The Tree of Life and 2007’s Children of Men, earned the recognition for lensing Alfonso Cuarón’s international hit film Gravity, which has been hailed as “one of the most technologically impressive films to ever see the light of day” by nofilmschool.com.

Here’s a look at all the nominees:

• Sean Bobbitt, BSC for 12 Years a Slave
• Barry Ackroyd, BSC for Captain Phillips
• Philippe Le Sourd for The Grandmaster
• Emmanuel Lubezki, ASC, AMC for Gravity
• Bruno Delbonnel, ASC, AFC for Inside Llewyn Davis
• Phedon Papamichael, ASC for Nebraska
• Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC for Prisoners

The winner will be revealed at the awards ceremony on February 1, at the Hollywood & Highland Ray Dolby Ballroom.

“Our members believe these cinematographers have set the contemporary standard for artful, theatrical motion picture cinematography,” says ASC President Richard Crudo. “They have mastered a complex craft which contributes vitally to the storytelling process, and augments the intentions of everyone involved with the production.”

Traditionally, the organization selects five nominees, but a three-way tie this year boosts that number to seven.

In addition to his two previous wins, Lubezki was also nominated in 2000 for Sleepy Hollow.

Miranda Earns American Society of Cinematographers Award Nod

The American Society of Cinematographers is showing its love for Claudio Miranda

The Chilean cinematographer earned a Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography nomination from the group for his ethereal work on Ang Lee’s Life of Pi.

Claudio Miranda

It’s Miranda’s second nomination from the group, following his nod for serving as the Director of Photography on 2008’s The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, the first entirely digitally filmed movie nominated for an Academy Award for Best Cinematography and an American Society of Cinematographers Award.

The 27th annual ASC Awards will be doled out on February 10.

Here’s a look at this year’s feature film nominees:

Seamus McGarvey, ASC, BSC (Anna Karenina),
Danny Cohen, BSC (Les Miserables),
Claudio Miranda, ASC (Life of Pi),
Janusz Kaminski (Lincoln)
Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC (Skyfall)