Congrats to 2023 Oscar Noms for Best Cinematography
AC has created coverage on all of this year’s Academy Award-nominated feature films and hope it offers some insight on the creative process and technical demands behind each. (Click through for available feature stories and video interviews.)
James Friend, ASC, BSC
All Quiet on the Western Front
Darius Khondji, ASC, AFC
Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths
Mandy Walker, ASC, ACS
Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC
Empire of Light
Florian Hoffmeister, BSC
This is Deakins’ 16th Academy Award nomination. He now has the second most nominations in cinematography and previously won for Blade Runner 2049 and 1917. He only behind the 18 nominations each for ASC members Leon Shamroy and Charles B. Lang Jr.
This is the second nomination for Khondji, who earned a previous nod for Evita.
This is the first Oscar nomination for Friend, Hoffmeister and Walker.
The 95th Annual Academy Awards takes place on Sunday, March 12, at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood. All nominees can be found here.
Deakins, Khondji, and Walker also earned ASC Award nominations for their work, along with Greig Fraser, ASC, ACS for The Batman and Claudio Miranda, ASC for Top Gun: Maverick. The 37th annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography ceremony takes place on March 5, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. which will be live streamed worldwide.