|ROGER A. DEAKINS (Director of Photography) previously worked with Denzel Washington
on The Seige and the military drama Courage Under Fire, both directed by Ed Zwick.
Deakins’ work is acclaimed by his peers and other members of the film industry. For Martin Scorsese’s Kundun, his work was nominated by the Academy and by the A.S.C. and he won the National Society of Film Critics Award, the New York Film Critics Circle Award and the Boston Society of Film Critics Award. For Fargo, Deakins was again nominated by the Academy and the A.S.C. and won an Independent Spirit Award. For The Shawshank Redemption, he was nominated for his first Academy Award‘ and won an A.S.C. Award.
His diverse and numerous feature film credits also include: The Big Lebowski, Dead Man Walking, The Hudsucker Proxy, Secret Garden, Passion Fish, Thunderheart, Homicide, Barton Fink, The Long Walk Home, Mountains of the Moon, White Mischief, Stormy Monday, Sid & Nancy and 1984.
Deakins most recently shot Anywhere But Here, with director Wayne Wang. He has also
worked on an extensive list of television documentaries detailing significant events and social
and political issues around the world.