ASC Welcomes New Member John Conroy

The Irish cinematographer earned an ASC Award for The Terror: Infamy and a nomination for Penny Dreadful.

New ASC member John Conroy, who is also a member of Irish Society of Cinematographers (ISC), began his career as a teenager, working on sets as a clapper and best boy. Since then, he has amassed an impressive credit list, which includes more than 90 productions. His list of collaborators includes such filmmakers as Tim Burton, Ron Howard, Paul Greengrass, Jim Sheridan, John Boorman and Joel Schumacher.

John Conroy, ASC, ISC

Conroy photographed the acclaimed British crime series Luther, which earned him BAFTA and Emmy Award nominations, and garnered another BAFTA nomination for his camerawork on the British thriller Fortitude.

He also earned the 2020 ASC Award for Motion Picture, Miniseries, or Pilot Made for Television for his work on the AMC miniseries The Terror: Infamy, as well as an additional ASC Award nomination for Showtime’s horror drama Penny Dreadful.

Conroy’s television credits also include The Tunnel, Broadchurch, Jamestown, Trust Me and Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, among others. His feature credits include The Sea, Parked, The Happy Prince and Yardie.

Recently, Conroy shot the BBC historical drama The Name of the Rose, Amazon Prime Video thriller Tell Me Your Secrets, and Season 2 of the Amazon Prime Video romantic comedy anthology Modern Love.

He is the son of late Irish cinematographer Jack Conroy.  


Complete details on the 15 founding members of the ASC can be found here.

A complete list of all active ASC members — since 1919 — can be downloaded here.

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