Connect with us

Movies News

‘Mank’ Wins Top Film Prize at American Society of

“Mank” cinematographer Erik Messerschmidt has gained the feature-film award from the American Society of Cinematographers on the 35th annual ASC Awards, which had been handed out in a ceremony that streamed dwell from the ASC clubhouse in Hollywood on Sunday afternoon.

The award got here in a class wherein 4 of the 5 nominees are nominated for the Best Cinematography Oscar. The ASC nominees had been “Mank,” “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” “Nomadland,” “News of the World” and “Cherry,” with the primary 4 additionally touchdown Oscar nominations and “Cherry” changed by “Judas and the Black Messiah” on the Oscar poll.

Over the primary 34 years, the ASC has honored the movie that will go on to win the Oscar for Best Cinematography lower than half the time, with the 2 teams matching 15 instances and disagreeing 19 instances. In latest years, although, the ASC has turn out to be a greater Oscar predictor, with six out of 10 matches within the final decade.

The Spotlight Award, which fits to the cinematographer of a movie that screened largely at movie festivals, in restricted theatrical runs or outdoors the U.S., was gained by Aurélien Marra for the French drama “Two of Us.” The award for documentary cinematography went to Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw for “The Truffle Hunters.”

In the tv classes, the winner within the film, restricted sequence or pilot class was Steven Meizler for “The Queen’s Gambit.” Winners within the two one-hour classes had been Jon Joffin for “Motherland: Fort Salem” for business TV and Fabian Wagner for “The Crown” for non-commercial TV. “The Mandalorian” cinematographer Baz Idoine gained within the half-hour tv sequence class, wherein three of the 5 nominees had been completely different episodes of that Disney+ sequence.

Director Sofia Coppola acquired the Board of Governors Award, which was introduced to her by cinematographers Ed Lachman and Philippe Le Sourd.

The winners:

Feature Film: Erik Messerschmidt, ASC for “Mank”
Spotlight: Aurélien Marra for “Two of Us”
Documentary: Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw for “The Truffle Hunters”

Motion Picture, Limited Series, or Pilot Made for Television: Steven Meizler for “The Queen’s Gambit” – “End Game”
Episode of a One-Hour Television Series – Commercial: Jon Joffin, ASC for “Motherland: Fort Salem” – “Up is Down”
Episode of a One-Hour Television Series – Non-Commercial: Fabian Wagner, ASC, BSC for “The Crown” – “Imbroglio”
Episode of a Half-Hour Television Series: Baz Idoine for “The Mandalorian” – “Chapter 13: The Jedi”

Board of Governors Award: Sofia Coppola

Sourced from

Continue Reading
Advertisement Sponsored
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *