Fourth Cinematography Award for Emmanuel Lubezki

By Dania Vargas Austryjak

Second win in a row for Mexican cinematographer.

On Sunday, February 15, 2015 the black-tie ceremony of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) took place at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles, where Mexican cinematographer, Emmanuel Lubezki was honored with the ASC Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in a Theatrical Release.

Lubezki was awarded for his work in the movie: Birdman (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), a film directed by his friend and colleague, Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu. The ASC quoted Lubezki’s acceptance speech:

“I want to share this with the cast and crew of Birdman, especially Steadicam operator Chris Haarhoff, [who] was able to walk very fast backwards, chased by Michael Keaton, and I think he only fell once. Gregor Tavenner, our focus puller, who made the impossible possible. And my friend, director Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu, for his genius.”

Lubezki ASC Award

This is the 4th ASC Award Lubezski earns. He had previously taken the prize for Gravity in 2013, The Tree of Life in 2011 and Children of Men in 2006. This years’ award is his second in a row and México News Network will be following him closely at the 87th Academy Awards held February 22nd. Currently Lubezki is nominated for Best Achievement in Cinematography Award, a recognition he received last year for the feature film Gravity.

The ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography, created in 1986 by ASC members Michael Margulies and Woody Omens, go to remarkable works in theatrical features, TV projects and student films. The Awards are granted to cinematographers in several competitive categories.

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