ASC Welcomes Romain Lacourbas as a New Member

The French cinematographer was nominated for an ASC Award for his camerawork on the Netflix series Marco Polo.

Born in France, Romain Lacourbas, ASC, AFC studied at the École Supérieure de Réalisation Audiovisuelle (ESRA) in Paris. After graduation, he started his career as a camera assistant to Pierre Aïm, AFC, with whom he worked for several years, as well as lighting short films. He met director Lola Doillon, who asked Lacourbas to photograph her first feature, Et toi t'es sur qui? (aka Just About Love?), which received an Un Certain Regard award nomination at the Cannes Film Festival. 

Romain Lacourbas, ASC, AFC

Lacourbas served as an additional cinematographer on a number of features, including Transporter 3, where met director Olivier Megaton. Following this, the two collaborated on the action thrillers Colombiana and Taken 2. The cinematographer’s feature work also includes Le village des ombres (aka The Village of Shadows), The November Man, Je compte sur vous (aka Thank You for Calling), and Rémi sans famille (aka Remi, Nobody’s Boy). 

(Photo by Julien Panié)

His television work includes both seasons of the Netflix series Marco Polo, for which he was nominated for an ASC Award, as well as the web miniseries The Far Cry Experience and Prime Video crime drama series ZeroZeroZero.

Lacourbas (center) on the set of ZeroZeroZero. (Photo by Stefania Rosini)

Lacourbas’ upcoming work includes Season 2 of the Netflix fantasy series The Witcher.


Complete details on the 15 founding members of the ASC can be found here.

A complete list of all active ASC members — since 1919 — can be downloaded here.

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