Cinematographers for such television productions as "Mad Men," "Game of Thrones" and "American Horror Story: Asylum" were among the nominees announced Wednesday for the American Society of Cinematographers 27th annual awards.
The honors will be presented Feb. 10 in the Grand Ballroom at the Hollywood & Highland complex.
"Creating the mood, composing the lighting and constructing camera angles on a television production schedule to elicit just the right emotions for a scene presents many challenges," ASC President Stephen Lighthill said.
"These artists have shown imaginative creativity in crafting the appropriate visuals on a broadcast timeline."
Nominated in the one-hour episodic television series category were:
- Balazs Bolygo, Cinemax's "Hunted";
- Chris Manley, AMC's "Mad Men";
- Kramer Morgenthau, HBO's "Game of Thrones";
- David Moxness, Fox's "Fringe";
- Mike Spragg, Cinemax's "Strike Back"; and
- David Stockton, Fox's "Alcatraz."
In the television movie/miniseries category, nominations went to:
- Michael Goi, FX's "American Horror Story: Asylum";
- Florian Hoffmeister, PBS Masterpiece's "Great Expectations";
- Arthur Reinhart, History Channel's "Hatfields & McCoy"; and
- Rogier Stoffers, HBO's "Hemingway & Gellhorn."
For half-hour episodic series, nominations went to:
- Ken Glassing, Fox's "Ben and Kate";
- Michael Goi, NBC's "The New Normal";
- Peter Levy, Showtime's "House of Lies";
- Bradford Lipson, FX's "Wilfred"; and
- Michael Price, ABC's "Happy Endings."