A scene from the movie "Lion." Image from official trailer
A scene from the movie “Lion.” Image from official trailer

Greig Fraser won the coveted top prize for best cinematography in a motion picture for the film “Lion,” at the 31st Annual American Society of Cinematographers Awards ceremony held at the Hollywood & Highland Center’s Ray Dolby Ballroom Ballroom, it was announced Sunday.

Fraser beat out nominees James Laxton (“Moonlight”), Rodrigo Prieto (“Silence”), Linus Sandgren (“La La Land”) and Bradford Young (“Arrival”). Each of the five nominees also were nominated for Academy Awards this year, according to the ASC.

In the television category, “Game of Thrones” and “Mr. Robot” were victorious, while HBO’s “The Night Of”‘ won in the miniseries segment.

“House of Others” ‘ Gorgka Gomez Andreu won the third annual Spotlight award, highlighting feature projects screened at festivals, internationally or in limited release.

Here is a complete list of winners: REGULAR SERIES FOR NON-COMMERCIAL TELEVISION   – Fabian Wagner, “Game of Thrones,” “Battle of the Bastards” REGULAR SERIES FOR COMMERCIAL TELEVISION

— Tod Campbell, “Mr. Robot” MOVIE, MINISERIES, OR PILOT FOR TELEVISION

— Igor Martinovic, “The Night Of”‘ SPOTLIGHT

— Gorgka Gomez Andreu, “House of Others” LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

— Edward Lachman, ASC BOARD OF GOVERNORS AWARD

— Denzel Washington CAREER ACHIEVEMENT IN TELEVISION AWARD

— Ron Garcia, ASC INTERNATIONAL AWARD

— Philippe Rousselot, ASC, AFC PRESIDENT’S AWARD

— Nancy Schreiber, ASC   BUD STONE AWARD OF DISTINCTION

— Frank Kay, Bruce Burke

ASC VILMOS ZSIGMOND HERITAGE AWARD WINNERS

— Undergraduate: Emmett Sutherland

— Graduate: Andrew Jeric

ASC HASKELL WEXLER STUDENT DOCUMENTARY AWARD

— Colin F. Shepherd

—City News Service

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