We are very excited to welcome Director of Photography, Rachel Morrison, ASC to LUX. Rachel’s has just received a nomination from the American Society of Cinematographers for her work on director Dee Rees’ MUDBOUND, where she is the first woman ever to receive a nomination in their feature film category. Her latest feature for Marvel Studios, BLACK PANTHER directed by Ryan Coogler, is released in February.
Congratulations to the following clients films which have been nominated for the 2018 BAFTA Awards: DARKEST HOUR, directed by Joe Wright and edited by Valerio Bonelli, landed nine nominations including Best Film and Outstanding British Film; FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL, directed by Paul McGuigan, shot by Director of Photography Ula Pontikos, BSC and edited by Nick Emerson received three nominations including Adapted Screenplay; THE DEATH OF STALIN, directed by Armando Iannucci and edited by Peter Lambert was nominated for Outstanding British Film and Adapted Screenplay; LADY MACBETH, directed by William Oldroyd, shot by Director of Photography, Ari Wegner, with production design from Jacqueline Abrahams and edited by Nick Emerson, scored a nomination for Outstanding British Film and Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director or Producer. Also receiving a nomination for Outstanding British Film and Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director or Producer is I AM NOT A WITCH, directed by Rungano Nyoni and edited by George Cragg with production design by Nathan Parker. Receiving a nomination for Film Not In The English Language is ELLE, directed by Paul Verhoeven with production design by Laurent Ott and edited by Job ter Burg, NCE; Willem Dafoe has been nominated for Supporting Actor for his work in THE FLORIDA PROJECT, directed by Sean Baker and shot by Director of Photography, Alexis Zabe and, nominated for British Short Film is WORK, directed by Aniel Karia and shot by Director of Photography, Ben Fordesman. The Awards take place on Sunday 18 February at the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Gary Oldman, who won Best Actor for DARKEST HOUR at this year’s Golden Globes, very aptly quoted Winston Churchill “…my taste is very simple. I am easily satisfied with the very best” which perfectly summarises the work, Editor, Valerio Bonelli brought to the project. Congratulations to all who worked on film.
Director of Photography, Ruben Impens, SBC, is shooting Sacha Polak’s feature, JADE. Produced by Savage Productions, the film centres on a young mother from London stepping back into her life after an acid attack leaves her with severe burns.