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ASC Award Nominees 2016


An example of Bradford Young’s excellent cinematography forĀ ArrivalĀ (Source).

The American Society of Cinematographers announced their award nominees today. They usually don’t match up perfectly with the Oscars, but you can count on them for at least 4 out of the 5 nominees.

Their nominees are:

  • Arrival
  • La La Land
  • Lion
  • Moonlight
  • Silence

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The Guilds Speak: Writers, Cinematographers, Editors, and Art Directors

Sicario Blunt Macer

Not an easy film to like, but the guilds are giving it the thumbs-up.

The guilds continue to speak, and as we inch towards the Oscar nomination announcement on the 14th, slowly but surely the overall pattern of the year becomes clear. The frontrunners, challengers, dark horses, and solid nominees make themselves known.

We’ve got four guilds to go over today: the Writers’ Guild, the American Society of Cinematographers, the American Cinema Editors, and the Art Directors’ Guild. And from their choices and the results of the awards race to date, I’ve compiled some educated guesses as to what we’re likely to see come next Thursday.

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