Cinematography Oscar Nominations 2021

Cinematography Oscar Nominations 2021

The Oscars 2021 Cinematography nominations have been announced! Five films are now competing to take home the most prestigious award in film, the Oscar, with the winner revealed when the Oscars airs LIVE SUNDAY APRIL 25 8e|5p on ABC. The nominees for Cinematography are: JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH, MANK, NEWS OF THE WORLD, NOMADLAND and THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7. MANK received the most nominations with ten and is the seventeenth black-and-white film to be nominated in this category since separate categories for color and black-and-white films were merged in 1967. Both JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH and THE TRIAL OF CHICAGO 7 received six nominations. For all the details, you can read more about the Oscars 2021 Cinematography nominees below. You can also explore other Oscars 2021 nominees and see the complete Oscars 2021 nominations list right here on



Sean Bobbitt

Film Synopsis
Bill O'Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers on the orders of FBI agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther chairman Fred Hampton ascends, falling for a fellow revolutionary en route, a battle is waged for O'Neal's soul.


Erik Messerschmidt

Film Synopsis
1930s Hollywood is re-evaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of CITIZEN KANE for Orson Welles.

Dariusz Wolski

Film Synopsis
Five years after the Civil War, Capt. Jefferson Kyle Kidd crosses paths with Johanna, a 10-year-old girl taken in by the Kiowa people six years earlier. When Johanna is forced to return to her aunt and uncle, Kidd agrees to escort her across the harsh and unforgiving plains of Texas.

Joshua James Richards

Film Synopsis
Following the economic collapse of the small town of Empire, Nevada, Fern packs her van to explore a life outside conventional society as a modern-day nomad in the American West.

Phedon Papamichael

Film Synopsis
What was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with police. Protest organizers were charged with conspiracy to incite a riot, and the trial that followed was one of the most notorious in history.

The 93rd Oscars®, produced by Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh, will be held on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at 8e|5p, and will be televised live on ABC and in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

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