Emily Deschanel, William A. Fraker, ASC,
Curtis Hanson, Nicole Kidman, Leonard Maltin, Doe Mayer, Edward James Olmos
and Bill Paxton will headline the cast of presenters at the 20th Annual
American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Outstanding Achievement Awards
here on Sunday, February 26, at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel.
Cinematographers vying for Outstanding Achievement Awards in three
* Feature Film: Dion Beebe, ASC, ACS (MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA); Robert
Elswit, ASC (GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK); Andrew Lesnie, ASC, ACS
(KING KONG); Wally Pfister, ASC (BATMAN BEGINS); and Rodrigo
Prieto, ASC, AMC (BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN).
* Television Movie/Mini/Pilot: Alan Caso, ASC (INTO THE WEST/"Wheel
to the Stars"); Thomas A. Del Ruth, ASC (CODE BREAKERS); Robbie
Greenberg, ASC (WARM SPRINGS); Jan Kiesser, ASC, CSC (REEFER
MADNESS); and Bill Roe, ASC (FAITH OF MY FATHERS).
* Episodic Television: John Aronson ("Freefall"/WITHOUT A TRACE);
Nathan Hope ("Who Shot Sherlock?"/CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION);
Jeffrey Jur, ASC ("Los Moscos"/CARNIVALE); John C. Newby, ASC
("Everything Old is You Again"/LAS VEGAS); and Glen Winter, CSC
The organization will also present special tributes to Richard Kline, ASC
(Lifetime Achievement Award), Sydney Pollack (Board of Governors Award),
Gilbert Taylor, BSC (International Achievement Award), Frederick Wiseman
(Award of Distinction), and Woody Omens, ASC (President's Award).
The first ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards were held February 28, 1987, for
the purpose of recognizing and inspiring artistic achievement in
cinematography. ASC was chartered in 1919 by cinematographers dedicated to
the art and craft of filmmaking. There are currently some 290 members from
many countries around the world, and another 145 associates in allied fields.
ASC Announces Presenters For 20th Annual Awards Gala
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