Roger Deakins, famed cinematographer who's never won an Academy Award, earned the top prize at the 32nd American Society of Cinematographers Awards for his work on Blade Runner 2049. Deakins is in the running for the Academy Award again this year, his 14th nomination.
The same five directors of cinematography nominated for the ASC Award are up for the Oscar next month. The winner of the ASC's top prize has gone on to win the Oscar in 6 of the past 10 years.
FULL LIST OF WINNERS:
ROGER DEAKINS, ASC, BSC
BLADE RUNNER 2049
EPISODE OF A SERIES FOR NON-COMMERCIAL TELEVISION
ADRIANO GOLDMAN, ASC, ABC
"SMOKE AND MIRRORS"
EPISODE OF A SERIES FOR COMMERCIAL TELEVISION
BORIS MOJSOVSKI, CSC
MOTION PICTURE, MINISERIES, OR PILOT MADE FOR TELEVISION
MATHIAS HERNDL, AAC