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Among the movies selected at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, at least twelve of them were shot with Angénieux lenses. And four got an award.
On May 18th, at the very heart of the 71ST CANNES FILM FESTIVAL, Edward Lachman, in presence of American director and friend Todd Haynes, with whom he collaborated on four movies: Far from Heaven, I’m not There, Carol and Wonderstruck, received the 2018 Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography.
Every year, at the Cannes Film Festival, the “Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography” ceremony turns the spotlight on a director of photography whose work has marked the history of world cinema. Since its inception in 2013, tribute has been paid to Philippe Rousselot (AFC*, ASC*), Vilmos Zsigmond (HSC*, ASC) in 2014, Roger A. Deakins (BSC*, ASC) in 2015, Peter Suschitzky (ASC) in 2016 and Christopher Doyle (HKSC*) in 2017.
In the race fo Best Picture Academy Award, Get Out was shot by Cinematographer Toby Oliver (ACS) with zooms only, a first time for him on a feature film.