Alfonso Cuarón Leads Asc Cinematography Nominations for ‘Roma’

Alfonso Cuarón (“Roma”) will compete against feature cinematographers Matthew Libatique (“A Star is Born”), Robbie Ryan (“The Favourite”), Linus Sandgren (“First Man”), and Łukasz Żal (“Cold War”) in the 33rd annual Asc Awards.

They will be held February 9 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood, marking the Asc’s 100th anniversary.However, after making history last year as the first woman Dp nominated for her work on “Mudbound,” Rachel Morrison was snubbed for Best Picture contender “Black Panther.” Also left out was previous Asc nominee James Laxton (“Moonlight”) for Barry Jenkins’ follow-up, “If Beale Street Could Talk.”For Cuarón, this marks the first time that the Asc has nominated a director in the feature category for serving as his own Dp.

Previously, Cary Fukunaga (“Bond 25”) was nominated in the Spotlight category for “Beasts of No Nation,” which he both directed and shot.In addition, “Roma” and “Cold War” mark

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