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Roger Deakins wins top ASC award for 'Skyfall' cinematography

11-Feb-2013 • Skyfall

Roger Deakins has won the Best Feature category at the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards 2013 for SKYFALL.

The award was presented by Emmy-nominated actor John Slattery. Deakins, who was regrettably not able to attend, has previously won ASC Awards for THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION (1995) and THE MAN WHO WASN’T THERE (2002).

His wife accepted the award onstage at the ceremony, held at the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. She read a note he had prepared: "I share this award with everyone who worked on the production…filmmaking is truly a collaborative privilege."

His other ASC nominations include FARGO (1997), KUNDUN (1998), O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU? (2001), NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN (2008), THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD (2008), REVOLUTIONARY ROAD (2009), THE READER (2009), and TRUE GRIT (2011). He also received the organization’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011.

The other nominees in the feature film category were Seamus McGarvey (ANNA KARENINA), Danny Cohen (LES MISERABLES), Claudio Miranda (LIFE OF PI), and Janusz Kaminski (LINCOLN).

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