September 7, 2006

21st Annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards Slated for February 18

Los Angeles - The 21st Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography will be held on February 18, 2007, at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.  
Nominees for Outstanding Achievement Awards for feature films released in 2006 will be announced on January 9. ASC will unveil nominees in the narrative television competition on January 16. The two television categories are for an episode of a regular series, and for movies/mini-series/pilots aired on network or pay-per-view/cable channels in 2006.

ASC will also present career achievement awards to several cinematographers, whose bodies of work have earned the respect of their peers.Additionally, ASC will honor individuals who have made exceptional contributions to advancing the art of visual storytelling, and recognize one or more promising student filmmakers.

The organization will host an open house and Internet chat at its historic Hollywood clubhouse, where colleagues, fans, students, and the media can interact with special award recipients and nominees. These events are scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on February 17.