Owen Roizman received two honors from the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) this spring. First, he was elected president of the 78-year-old Hollywood organization, which includes 205 active members. Then, Roizman received the 1997 ASC Lifetime Achievement Award, which acknowledges a career of exceptional work. Though the cinematographer has been nominated for five Academy Awards, he considers the ASC's recognition to be the highest commendation possible.
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