The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) announced the nominees for the organization’s 29th Annual Outstanding Achievement Awards. The winners will be announced on Feb. 15, at a gala held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.
“Our members had a very difficult time choosing these nominees from such an incredible field of submissions,” said ASC president Richard Crudo. “They have done superlative work in a very challenging medium, and we salute them.”
The nominees are:
For an Episode of a Regular Series:
Vikings, “Blood Eagle” (History)
Jonathan Freeman, ASC
Boardwalk Empire, “Golden Days for Boys and Girls” (HBO)
Game of Thrones, “The Children” (HBO)
Gotham, “Spirit of the Goat” (FOX)
Manhattan, “Perestroika” (WGN America)
Game of Thrones, “Mockingbird” (HBO)
For a Television Movie, Miniseries or Pilot:
David Greene, CSC
The TV movie The Trip to Bountiful (Lifetime)
John Lindley, ASC
The Manhattan pilot (WGN America)
David Stockton, ASC
The Gotham pilot (FOX)
Theo Van de Sande, ASC
The TV movie Deliverance Creek (Lifetime)
This is Freeman’s eighth nomination. He has won four ASC Awards for Game of Thrones (2014), Boardwalk Empire (2012, 2011), and Homeland Security (2005), with additional noms for Taken (2003), Strange Justice (2000) and Prince Street (1998).
Stockton previously won for his work on Eleventh Hour (2009) and earned nominations for the Alcatraz pilot (2013), Chase (2012), and the Nikita pilot (2011).
Also receiving prior recognition are Greene for Beauty and the Beast (2014), Haellmigk for Game of Thrones (2014) and Lindley for Pan Am (2012).
Dillon, Norr, Rutkowski, Van de Sande and Wagner are first-time nominees.