Elvis Cinematographer Mandy Walker took the top film prize at the 37th annual ASC Awards, which were presented tonight at the Beverly Hilton. She is the first woman to win the ASC’s marquee trophy.
See the full list below.
The winner of Theatrical Feature Film ASC has won the Academy Award almost half of the time – 17 times in its 36 years. Greig Fraser won the ASC’s top award last year for Duneon track to win a film Oscar.
Walker will compete for the Best Picture Oscar on March 12 against fellow ASC nominee Darius Khondji (Bardo) and Roger Deakins (Empire of Light), along with James Friend (Completely quiet on the west front) and Florian Hoffmeister (Warehouse).
The Documentary Feature trophy went to Ben Bernhard and Riju Das for HBO’s Everything that breathes and Sturla Brandth Grøvlen took the Spotlight Award for DCM Films War sailer.
FX’s freshman drama The old man picked up a pair of wins tonight: Jules O’Loughlin in the One-Hour Commercial TV category and Sean Porter for Pilot, Limited Series or TV Movie.
Carl Herse from HBO’s Barry won for episode of a half-hour series.
Gina Prince-Bythewood presented the ASC’s Board of Governors Awards to Fence Oscar winner and four-time nominee Viola Davis, and Alejandro G. Iñárritu introduced his Bardo Oscar nominee Khondji, who received the international award.
Five-time Emmy nominee Fred Murphy (The good wife, under treatment) accepted the Career Achievement in Television Award, presented by Jake Gyllenhaal. Charlie Lieberman (Heroes, Party of Five ) received the President’s Television Award. The Curtis Clark Technical Award went to two-time Emmy winner Sam Nicholson (The Walking Dead, Grey’s Anatomy).
Two-time Oscar nominee for cinematographer Stephen Goldblatt (The Help, Prince of the Tides) received the Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by The help Oscar winner Octavia Spencer.
TCM’s Ben Mankiewicz marked his sixth time hosting the ASC Awards, which honor the year’s best in feature, documentary and TV movies.
Here are the winners at the 2023 ASC Awards:
THEATRICAL FEATURE FILMS
Mandy Walker, Elvis (Warner Bros.)
EPISODE OF ONE HOUR NON-COMMERCIAL TV SERIES
M. David Mullen, The wonderful Mrs. Maisel – “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?” (Prime video)
PILOT, LIMITED SERIES OR PICTURE MADE, TV
Sean Porter, The old man – “I” (FX)
Sturla Brandth Grøvlen, War sailer (DCM film)
EPISODE OF ONE HOUR COMMERCIAL TV SERIES
Jules O’Loughlin, The old man – “IV” (FX)
Ben Bernhard and Riju Das, Everything that breathes (HBO/HBO Max)
EPISODE OF A HALF-HOUR SERIES
Carl Herse, Barry – “Starting Now” (HBO/HBO Max)