ASC Awards to Honor ‘Carol’ Cinematographer Edward Lachman, Three Others
Revered cinematographers Edward Lachman, Ron Garcia, Philippe Rousselot and Nancy Schreiber will be honored at the 31st annual American Society of Cinematographers Awards, held Feb. 4, 2017, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland.
Lachman will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award, while Garcia will be given with the Career Achievement in Television Award and Rousselot will take home the International Award. Schreiber will receive the Presidents Award, becoming the first female member of ASC to be given that honor.
“The work of these individual cinematographers is varied, yet it all exemplifies a stellar level of achievement,” ASC President Kees van Oostrum said in a statement. “As a group, they also are a prime example of great careers in the industry and, over the years, they have set creative standards of the highest order.”
Lachman has worked on more than 90 movies spanning genres from narrative to documentary. He scored Oscar nominations for “Carol” and “Far From Heaven,” and was nominated for an Emmy for the HBO miniseries ‘Mildred Pierce.”
His other projects include “Wiener-Dog,” “A Prairie Home Companion,” “Ken Park” — which he also co-directed, “Erin Brockovich” and “Selena.” Next up for Lachman is “Wonderstruck,” on which he’ll work again with “Carol” director Todd Haynes.
Garcia was nominated for Emmys for “Murder in the Heartland” and “The Day Lincoln was Shot.” In 1991, he won a CableACE Award for HBO’s movie “El Diablo” and another CableACE Award nomination for “Nightbreaker.”
Rousselot took home an Oscar for “A River Runs Through It,” which also brought him an ASC nomination. (1993), as well as an ASC nomination. Furthermore, he was Oscar®-nominated for “Hope and Glory” and “Henry & June.” His upcoming project is the next film in the “Harry Potter” canon, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.”
Schreiber started out as a production assistant and then a gaffer, when she worked on the Oscar-nominated documentary “The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir.” In her cinematography career, she’s worked on “Your Friends and Neighbors,” HBO’s “The Comeback”, episodes of ABC’s “The Family,” and FX’s “Better Things.:
She received an Emmy nomination for her work on the documentary “The Celluloid Closet,” and won the Best Cinematography Award at Sundance in 2004. She is also a member of the ASC Board of Governors.