ASC Names Nominees in Television Categories


MARCO POLO and GOTHAM Lead With Multiple Nods

Last Updated: November 18, 2015 6:30 pm GMT
(Los Angeles, California--November 18, 2015) The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has named its television nominees for the 30th Annual Outstanding Achievement Awards. Winners will be announced on February 14, 2016, at the organization’s annual ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.

Demonstrating some of best work in television cinematography according to the blue ribbon jury of ASC active members that voted on submissions, this year’s nominees are:

Episode of a Regular Series:
  • Vanja Cernjul, ASC, HFS for MARCO POLO, “The Fourth Step” (NETFLIX)
  • David Greene, CSC for 12 MONKEYS, “Mentally Divergent” (SYFY)
  • Christopher Norr for GOTHAM, “Strike Force” (FOX)
  • Crescenzo Notarile, ASC, AIC for GOTHAM, “Scarification” (FOX)
  • Fabian Wagner, BSC for GAME OF THRONES, “Hardhome” (HBO)

Television Movie, Miniseries, or Pilot:
  • Martin Ahlgren for BLINDSPOT pilot (NBC)
  • Pierre Gill, CSC for CASANOVA (AMAZON)
  • James Hawkinson for THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE pilot (AMAZON)
  • Jeffrey Jur, ASC for BESSIE (HBO)
  • Romain Lacourbas for MARCO POLO pilot (NETFLIX)

“These talented individuals have earned the admiration of their fellow cinematographers for their tremendous artistry,” says Daryn Okada, ASC, who chairs the organization’s Awards Committee. “There is a lot of truly outstanding and innovative imagery being created for television, and the work of these directors of photography exemplifies the high standards being set.”

Jur has earned ASC Awards for his work on LAST CALL (2003) and CARNIVALE (2004), as well as additional noms for CARNIVALE (2006) and FLASHFORWARD (2010).

Gill won an ASC Award in 2004 for HITLER: THE RISE OF EVIL, and has received nods for JOAN OF ARC (2000) and THE BORGIAS (2014).

This is Greene’s third nomination following recognition for THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL (2015) and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (2014).

Cernjul, Norr, and Wagner have all been previously nominated for Outstanding Achievement Awards: Cernjul for BORED TO DEATH (2012); Norr for GOTHAM (2015) and Wagner for GAME OF THRONES (2015).

For information regarding the 30th ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography visit

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.


© 2018 All Rights Reserved