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Chris Menges

Born on September 15, 1940 in Herefordshire, England
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British-born Chris Menges worked his way up from the editing room to documentary cameraman, earning the respect of his peers through his willingness to film in perilous locations under near-impossible circumstances. Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
2008 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Cinematography The Reader Nominated
2008 American Society of Cinematographers Best Cinematographer The Reader Nominated
2008 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Cinematography The Reader Nominated
2005 Independent Spirit Awards Best Cinematography The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada Nominated
1997 American Society of Cinematographers Best Cinematography The Boxer Nominated
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