The American Society Of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced the nominees for its feature film, documentary and TV cinematography awards. The winners will be named during a virtual ceremony on April 18th 2021 that marks the 35th Annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards.
This year’s feature film nominees are: Erik Messerschmidt ASC for Mank; Phedon Papamichael ASC GSC for The Trial Of The Chicago 7; Joshua James Richards for Nomadland; Newton Thomas Sigel ASC for Cherry; and Dariusz Wolski ASC for News Of The World.
The ASC Spotlight Award nominees are: Katelin Arizmendi for Swallow; Aurélien Marra AFC for Two of Us (Deux); and Andrey Naydenov for Dear Comrades!.
The contenders for best documentary include: Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw for The Truffle Hunters; Viktor Kosakovskiy and Egil Håskjold Larsen for Gunda; and Gianfranco Rosi for Notturno.
In the motion picture/limited series, or TV pilot category, the nominees are: Martin Ahlgren ASC for The Plot Against America, “Part 6”; Anette Haellmigk for The Great, “The Great”; Pete Konczal for Fargo, “The Birthplace Of Civilization”; Steven Meizler for The Queen’s Gambit, “End Game; and Gregory Middleton, ASC CSC for Watchmen, “This Extraordinary Being”.
Watchmen, “This Extraordinary Being”.
The runners for best episode of a one-hour TV series/commercial are: Marshall Adams ASC for Better Call Saul, “Bagman”; Carlos Catalán for Killing Eve, “Meetings Have Biscuits”; François Dagenais, CSC for Project Blue Book, “Area 51”; Jon Joffin ASC for Motherland: Fort Salem, “Up is Down”; and C. Kim Miles ASC CSC MySC for Project Blue Book, “Operation Mainbrace”.
Killing Eve, “Meetings Have Biscuits”
The candidates for the best episode of a one-hour TV series/non-commercial are: David Franco for Perry Mason, “Chapter 2”; Ken Glassing for Lucifer, “It Never Ends Well for The Chicken”; Adriano Goldman ASC ABC BSC for The Crown, “Fairytale”; David Greene ASC CSC for Impulse, “The Moroi”; M. David Mullen, ASC for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, “It’s Comedy Or Cabbage”; and Fabian Wagner BSC ASC for The Crown, “Imbroglio”.