“Life of Pi” and “Skyfall” among ASC award nominees

And Roger Deakins earned his 11th career nomination

Topics: ASC, Life of Pi, Anna Karenina, cinematography, skyfall, les mis,

"Life of Pi" and "Skyfall" among ASC award nominees (Credit: AP Photo/20th Century Fox, Peter Sorel)

Just a day ahead of the Oscar nomination announcement, the 27th Annual American Society of Cinematographers Awards names its nominees for outstanding achievement in the feature film category: Seamus McGarvey,”Anna Karenina”; Danny Cohen,”Les Miserables”; Claudio Miranda, “Life of Pi”; Janusz Kaminski, “Lincoln”; Roger Deakins, “Skyfall” (bringing Deakins’ career nominations to 11).

Via a press release, ASC president Stephen Lighthill noted that, though the range of films is diverse, “What they all have in common is that each project’s cinematographer contributed captivating visuals that enhanced and elevated the storytelling.”

The winner will be announced at the ASC Awards celebration on Feb. 10 in Hollywood.

Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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