Cinematographer Roger Deakins received the top honor Saturday evening for “1917” at the 34th American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement Awards at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland.
The film beat out rivals “Ford v Ferrari,” “The Irishman,” “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and “Joker.”
It was Deakins’ 16th nomination and fifth victory, having previously won for “The Shawshank Redemption,” “The Man Who Wasn’t There,” “Skyfall” and “Blade Runner 2049.”
Cinematographer Frederick Elmes received a lifetime achievement award, while Donald Morgan received a career achievement in television award, Bruno Delbonnel was presented with the society’s international award and Don McCuaig received a presidents award.
Director/writer/producer Werner Herzog was presented with the ASC’s Board of Governors Award. The honor is bestowed on “industry stalwarts whose body of work has made significant and indelible contributions to cinema.” It is the only ASC Award presented to a non-cinematographer.
“Werner Herzog is truly a unique storyteller, and we are honored to recognize him for his prolific contributions to cinema,” ASC President Kees van Oostrum said.
Here is a complete list of winners:
— Roger Deakins, “1917”
— Phedon Papamichael, “Ford v Ferrari”
— Rodrigo Prieto, “The Irishman”
— Robert Richardson, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
— Lawrence Sher, “Joker”
— Jarin Blaschke, “The Lighthouse”
— Fejmi Daut and Samir Ljuma, “Honeyland”
Episode of a series for non-commercial television
— David Luther, “Das Boot” episode 6, “Gegen die Zeit” (Sky)
Episode of a series for commercial television
— C. Kim Miles, “Project Blue Book,” “The Flatwoods Monster” (History)
Motion picture, miniseries or pilot made for television
— John Conroy, “The Terror: Infamy,” “A Sparrow in a Swallow’s Nest” (AMC)
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