American Society of Cinematographers Announces 2022-’23 Awards Dates

The 37th Annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards Gala will be held at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., in March 2023 and live streamed worldwide.

At top, presenter Rachel Morrison, ASC and Lifetime Achievement Award honoree Ellen Kuras, ASC at the 36th Annual Awards show. (Photo by Hector Sandoval) 

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 15, 2022) –The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) will hold its 37th Annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards Gala on March 5, 2023. Recognizing excellence in cinematography, the ASC Awards honor the extraordinary work of directors of photography who have excelled in the art and craft of visual storytelling in feature films, episodics and documentaries. The annual ceremony will be held at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., and live streamed worldwide.

• To be eligible for an ASC Award, a theatrical feature film must have a release date between Jan. 1 – Dec. 31, 2022. The deadline for theatrical feature film entries is Dec. 5, 2022
• For all TV categories, a show must air or stream between Dec. 1, 2021 – Nov. 30, 2022. The deadline for television submissions is Nov. 28, 2022.
• Eligible documentaries would need to release or air between Jan. 1 and Nov. 20, 2022. The deadline for documentaries to be submitted is Oct 31, 2022.
• The ASC will also bestow a Spotlight Award. ASC members nominate and vote on winners in this category.

A complete timeline for the 37th ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards and additional details can be found on the ASC website.

Key dates include:
• Submissions Open for Theatrical Feature, TV and Documentary Sept 19, 2022   
• Documentary Entries Due Oct. 31, 2022
• TV Entries Due Nov. 28, 2022
• Theatrical Feature Entries Due Dec. 5, 2022
• Theatrical Feature and TV Nominations Voting Opens Dec. 9, 2022
• Theatrical Feature and TV Nomination Voting Closes (Noon PT) Jan. 6, 2023
• Nominations Announced (all categories) Jan. 9, 2023    
• Final Voting Begins Jan. 23, 2023
• Final Voting Ends March 1, 2023
• 37th ASC Awards / Winners announced (all categories) March 5, 2023

Honorary awards, including the ASC Lifetime Achievement Award and Board of Governors Award, will also be presented at the awards ceremony. ASC was founded in 1919. There are over 420 members today who have national roots in some 20 countries. More than 250 associate members hail from ancillary segments of the industry.

You'll find our extensive coverage on the 36th Annual ASC Awards ceremony here, including a complete video.

About the American Society of Cinematographers
The ASC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the art of filmmaking. Since its charter in 1919, the ASC has been committed to educating aspiring filmmakers and others about the art and craft of cinematography. Learn more about the ASC here, or join American Cinematographer on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


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