14th time’s a charm for Roger Deakins?

Roger Deakins has earned his 14th Best Cinematography Oscar nomination with Blade Runner 2049, the most Cinematography nominations without a win–ever. Deakins has shot 11 movies for the Coen brothers, and also shot Sid and Nancy (1986), 1984 (1984), Dead Man Walking (1995), A Beautiful Mind (2001), The Village (2004), Jarhead (2005) and more.


All 14 of Deakin’s Oscar nominations:

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)


Fargo (1996)


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Rachel Morrison first woman nominated for Best Cinematography


Rachel Morrison is the first woman ever nominated for the Best Cinematography Oscar in 90 years of Academy Awards history.

Rachel, who also shot Fruitville Station (2013), Dope (2015), and the upcoming Marvel banger Black Panther (2018), was nominated for the highly-acclaimed Netflix film Mudbound (2017) directed by Dee Rees. Mudbound received 3 more Oscar nominations:

  • Best Supporting Actress – Mary J. Blige
  • Best Adapted Screenplay – Virgil Williams & Dee Rees
  • Best Original Song – “Mighty River” (music and lyrics by Mary J. Blige, Raphael Saadiq, & Taura Stinson)

Rachel Morrison on twitter @morrisondp2018-01-23 11.55.51 pm