Vikings DOP PJ Dillon Nominated For ASC Award

PJ Dillon is nominated for an American Society of Cinematographers Award in the category of Outstanding Cinematography For A Television Series for History Channel’s Vikings:

PJDillon Photo Credit Twitter

PJ Dillion has just been nominated for an ASC Award (American Society of Cinematographers Award) thanks to his work on the History Channel’s show, Vikings. The category his has been nominated in is Outstanding Cinematography For A Television Series.

This is not the first time the Irish director of photography (DOP) has received an accolade for his work, having also won three IFTA awards for his work on Ripper Street, The Runway and 32A.

Dillon had the following to say on the announcement of his nomination:

I’m delighted to receive the nomination. I’m privileged to work with an amazing Camera, lighting and grip team on Vikings and this nomination signifies recognition of our work from our international peers, which is very satisfying. I’m indebted to Morgan O’Sullivan and Michael Hirst for giving me the opportunity to shoot such a wonderful show and for their ongoing support and encouragement.

The full list of nominees for the category of Outstanding Cinematography For A Television Series is as follows:

  • Jonathan Freeman, ASC, ‘Boardwalk Empire’ (HBO)
  • Anette Haellmigk, ‘Game of Thrones’ (HBO)
  • Christopher Norr, ‘Gotham’ (Fox)
  • Richard Rutkowski, ‘Manhattan’ (WGN America)
  • Fabian Wagner, Game of Thrones (HBO)

Winners will be announced on the 15th of February 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.

Viking News and Recaps would like to wish PJ Dillon the best of luck with this nomination!

Source: IFTN – Irish DOP PJ Dillon Nominated For ASC Award For ‘Vikings’

(Photo Credit: PJ Dillon, Twitter)

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