‘VICE’ (DoP Greig Fraser) was nominated in 6 categories. Christian Bale’s performance, apparently inspired by Satan, won the award of Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy. See the interviews with Greig Fraser on Kodak’s webpage and in Jon Fauer’s Film and Digital Times.
‘A Star is Born’ (DoP Matthew Libatique) was nominated in 5 categories and won the award for Best Original Song in Motion Pictures with ‘Shallow’ (authors Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando, Andrew Wyatt).
The 2019 Academy Awards are just around the corner, and according to predictions, ‘VICE’ and ‘A Star is Born’ will be nominated in several categories, whereas DoP Dante Spinotti’s ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ will receive a nomination for Special Effects.
DS line in professional use
DS lights lit up the scenes of new serial ‘The Terror’ (DoP Florian Hoffmeister). Read more in British Cinematographer.
DoP Dante Spinotti is lighting up scenes for a new film for Screen Gems. The shooting period will start at the end of January in New Orleans.
A true DS showcase will be held on the set of ‘Star Wars: The Mandalorian’ serial where only DS lights and LED screens will be used by DoP Greig Fraser. The shooting of the first season will wrap in March.