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ASC Announces Television Nominees


The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) announced the television nominees for its 30th annual outstanding achievement awards. Winners will be announced on Feb. 14, at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.

The nominees were picked by a blue ribbon jury of ASC active members that voted on submissions.

This year’s nominees are:

Episode of a Regular Series:

  • Vanja Cernjul, ASC, HFS for Marco Polo, “The Fourth Step” (Netflix)
  • David Greene, CSC for 12 Monkeys, “Mentally Divergent” (Syfy)
  • Christopher Norr for Gotham, “Strike Force” (Fox)
  • Crescenzo Notarile, ASC, AIC for Gotham, “Scarification” (Fox)
  • Fabian Wagner, BSC for Game Of Thrones, “Hardhome” (HBO)

Television Movie, Miniseries, or Pilot:

  • Martin Ahlgren for Blindspot pilot (NBC)
  • Pierre Gill, CSC for Casanova (Amazon)
  • James Hawkinson for The Man In The High Castle pilot (Amazon)
  • Jeffrey Jur, ASC for Bessie (HBO)
  • Romain Lacourbas for Marco Polo pilot (Netflix)

“These talented individuals have earned the admiration of their fellow cinematographers for their tremendous artistry,” said Daryn Okada, ASC, who chairs the organization’s awards committee. “There is a lot of truly outstanding and innovative imagery being created for television, and the work of these directors of photography exemplifies the high standards being set.”

Jur has earned ASC Awards for his work on Last Call (2003) and Carnivale (2004), as well as additional nominations for Carnivale (2006) and Flashforward (2010).

Gill won an ASC Award in 2004 for Hitler: The Rise Of Evil, and has received nods for Joan Of Arc (2000) and The Borgias (2014).

This is Greene’s third nomination following recognition for The Trip To Bountiful (2015) and Beauty And The Beast (2014).

Cernjul, Norr and Wagner have all been previously nominated for outstanding achievement awards: Cernjul for Bored To Death (2012); Norr for Gotham (2015) and Wagner for Game Of Thrones (2015).

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