October 7, 2016 at 7:53AM
Emmanuel Lubezki: Why He’s One of the Best Cinematographers of All Time
Emmanuel Lubezki ASC was awarded his third Oscar in a row on February 28, 2016 for Best Cinematography for his work on the film The Revenant, which stars Leonardo DiCaprio.
What makes this achievement even more impressive is that Emmanuel Lubezki (he sometimes goes by the nickname Chivo, which means “goat” in Spanish) , won the Academy Award in 2015 in the same category for the film Birdman, and in the previous year, he took home an Oscar for Gravity. Emmanuel Lubezki has been nominated eight times, and he is the first cinematographer ever to win three consecutive Oscars.
He is now firmly established as one of the most acclaimed cinematographers of our time.
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