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For the first time, a woman cinematographer is nominated for an Academy Award

For the first time, a woman cinematographer is nominated for an Academy Award

This year marks a new milestone for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, as it puts forth the work of a female cinematographer to be considered for an Oscar. While the nomination of the cinematography work in “Mudbound” by Rachel Morrison broke this particular glass ceiling, many Oscar experts believe the sentimental favorite, Roger Deakins, who’s long career has garnered more than a dozen Oscar nominations, will finally take home the golden statue. Remember to make your picks with our Rank It poll below.

The 2018 nominees for Best Cinematography:

Blade Runner 2049 - Roger Deakins
This is Deakins’ 14th nomination. In 2008, he was nominated twice, for “No Country for Old Men” and “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.”

Darkest Hour - Bruno Delbonnel
This is Delbonnel’s fifth nomination.

Dunkirk - Hoyte van Hoytema
This is van Hoytema’s first nomination.

Mudbound - Rachel Morrison
The is Morrison’s first nomination.

The Shape of Water - Dan Laustsen
This is Laustsen’s first nomination.

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