‘Mank’ wins top American Society of Cinematographers award

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — “Mank” gained the best award for element film cinematography at Sunday’s 35th annual American Society of Cinematographers Fantastic Achievement Awards.

Erik Messerschmidt took the honors for his function on director David Fincher’s seem at “Citizen Kane” screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz, which was filmed in black and white.

What You Have to have To Know

  • “Mank” received the top rated award at Sunday’s 35th once-a-year American Modern society of Cinematographers Awards
  • The Spotlight Award, which honors unbiased, overseas or artwork-dwelling films, went to Aurelien Marra for “Two of Us”
  • The digital ceremony was hosted by TCM’s Ben Mankiewicz and livestreamed from the ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood
  • Writer/producer/director Sofia Coppola gained the ASC’s Board of Governor’s Award

“Mank” defeat out “Information of the Globe,” “Nomadland,” “Cherry” and “The Trial of the Chicago 7.”

The Highlight Award, which honors unbiased, international or art-dwelling films, went to Aurelien Marra for “Two of Us.”

Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw won in the documentary group for “The Truffle Hunters.”

Winners in the television groups provided Steven Meizler for “The Queen’s Gambit,” Fabian Wagner for “The Crown,” Jon Joffin for “Motherland: Fort Salem” and Baz Idoine for “The Mandalorian.”

The virtual ceremony was hosted by TCM’s Ben Mankiewicz and livestreamed from the ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood.

Writer/producer/director Sofia Coppola received the ASC’s Board of Governor’s Award, which recognizes a filmmaker’s “important and indelible contributions to cinema through their entire body of function.”

Previous year’s ASC function film winner was Roger Deakins, who went on to also earn an Oscar for “1917.”

The complete list of this year’s nominees, with winners mentioned, can be considered right here.

And the winner is Erik Messerschmidt, ASC for @MankFilm pic.twitter.com/WQUQ9TRFtV

— AC Journal (@AmericanCine) April 18, 2021