The Worldwide Cinematographers Guild (IATSE Native 600) will honor two of its personal throughout its twenty fifth annual Rising Cinematographer Awards.
Cinematographer and director Janusz Kamiński — who received Oscars for lensing his longtime collaborator Steven Spielberg’s movies Schindler’s Checklist and Saving Non-public Ryan — can be honored with the Panavision-presented Distinguished Filmmaker Award; and cinematographer Stephen Lighthill, a previous president of the American Society of Cinematographers, will settle for the ASC Mentor Award.
Lighthill is presently Head of Self-discipline: Cinematography on the AFI Conservatory. He started his profession capturing community information and documentaries, together with the Oscar-nominated documentary Berkeley, Gimme Shelter and CBS 60 Minutes. His credit embrace HBO’s Vietnam Battle Story and CBS’ Nash Bridges.
Along with his work on Schindler’s Checklist and Saving Non-public Ryan, Kaminski earned further Academy Award nominations for lensing Spielberg’s West Aspect Story, Lincoln, Battle Horse, Amistad and for Julian Schnabel’s The Diving Bell and the Butterfly. He’s been Spielberg’s DP since 1993 and moreover directs movies and TV productions.
“We’re delighted to award two of essentially the most influential movie artists and practitioners of our craft at this yr’s ECA ceremony,” says ECA chairs Steven Poster and Jimmy Matlosz in a joint assertion.
The ECA showcase can be held Oct. 1 on the Tv Academy’s Saban Media Heart Wolf Theater. Lighthill will settle for the Mentor Award on Sep. 29 on the ASC Clubhouse.
As beforehand introduced, the eight recipients of the Rising Cinematographer Awards are Petros Antoniadis, Connor Van Bodell, Drew Dawson, Edward Guinn, Brook Lee Karner, Grant MacAllister, Sarah Anne Pierpont and Yusuke Sato.