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American Society of Cinematographers Reveals Nominees in Television Categories


westworldLos Angeles, CA — The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced its television nominees for the 31st annual Outstanding Achievement Awards. Winners will be revealed here on February 4, 2017, at the organization’s annual ceremony at the Hollywood & Highland Ray Dolby Ballroom.

This year’s nominees are:

Regular Series for Non-Commercial Television

  • John Conroy for Penny Dreadful, “The Day Tennyson Died” (SHOWTIME)
  • David Dunlap for House of Cards, “Chapter 45” (NETFLIX)
  • Anette Haellmigk for Game of Thrones, “Book of the Stranger” (HBO)
  • Neville Kidd for Outlander, “Prestonpans” (STARZ)
  • Fabian Wagner, BSC for Game of Thrones, “Battle of the Bastards” (HBO)

 Regular Series for Commercial Television

  • Tod Campbell for Mr. Robot, “” (USA)
  • John Grillo for Preacher, “Finish the Song” (AMC)
  • Kevin McKnight for Underground, “The Macon 7” (WGN)
  • Christopher Norr for Gotham, “Wrath of the Villains: Mr. Freeze” (FOX)
  • Richard Rutkowski for Manhattan, “Jupiter” (WGN)

 Movie, Miniseries, or Pilot for Television

  • Balazs Bolygo, HSC, BSC for Harley and the Davidsons, “Amazing Machine” (DISCOVERY)
  • Paul Cameron, ASC for Westworld, “The Original” (HBO)
  • Jim Denault, ASC for All The Way (HBO)
  • Alex Disenhof for The Exorcist, “Chapter One: And Let My Cry Come Unto Thee” (FOX)
  • Igor Martinovic for The Night Of, “Subtle Beast” (HBO)

The nominees were selected by ASC active members who voted on submissions.

Bolygo is a previous winner for an episode of Hunted in 2013.

Haellmigk and Wagner are both receiving their third nominations for Game of Thrones,
with Haellmigk having been previously nominated for the series in 2014 and 2015, and Wagner in 2015 and 2016.

This is Norr’s third consecutive nomination for his work on Gotham.

Rutkowski gets his second nomination for Manhattan, having earned a nod in 2015

Cameron earned a nomination in 2005 for the theatrical feature Collateral.

For information regarding the 31st ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography visit or call 323-969-4333.

About the American Society of Cinematographers
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the art of filmmaking. Since its charter in 1919, the ASC has been committed to educating aspiring filmmakers and others about the art and craft of cinematography. For additional information about the ASC, visit, or join American Cinematographer on Facebook and Twitter.

Photo: Westworld, “The Original” (HBO)


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