Roger Deakins

English cinematographer; best known for his collaborations with directors like Coen brothers, Sam Mendes and Denis Villeneuve.

Roger Alexander Deakins CBE (born 24 May 1949) is an English cinematographer, best known for his collaborations with directors like Coen brothers, Sam Mendes, and Denis Villeneuve on their films. Deakins has been admitted to both the British Society of Cinematographers and to the American Society of Cinematographers. He is the recipient of five BAFTA Awards for Best Cinematography and has had fifteen nominations and two wins for the Academy Award for Best Cinematography. His most well-known works include The Shawshank Redemption, Fargo, A Beautiful Mind, Skyfall, Sicario, Blade Runner 2049, and 1917, the last two of which earned him the Academy Awards.

Deakins received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Cinematographers in 2011, and in 2013 he was bestowed the British title of Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) by the Palace for his services to film. In further recognition of his "outstanding contribution to ... British film", Deakins was named and serves as an Honorary Fellow of the National film and Television School.

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