Chris Menges Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2009 Nominee
Oscar
Best Achievement in Cinematography
The Reader (2008)
Shared with:
1997 Nominee
Oscar
Best Cinematography
Michael Collins (1996)
1987 Winner
Oscar
Best Cinematography
The Mission (1986)
1985 Winner
Oscar
Best Cinematography
The Killing Fields (1984)

BAFTA Awards

2009 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
The Reader (2008)
Shared with:
1997 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
Michael Collins (1996)
1987 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
The Mission (1986)
1985 Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
The Killing Fields (1984)
1984 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
Local Hero (1983)
1978 Winner
BAFTA TV Award
Best Film Cameraman
Last Summer (1977)

American Society of Cinematographers, USA

2010 Winner
International Award
2009 Nominee
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
The Reader (2008)
Shared with:
1998 Nominee
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
The Boxer (1997)
1997 Nominee
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Michael Collins (1996)
1987 Nominee
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
The Mission (1986)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

1985 Winner
BSFC Award
Best Cinematography
The Killing Fields (1984)

British Independent Film Awards

2001 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

British Society of Cinematographers

2012 Winner
BSC Lifetime Achievement Award
In celebration of over four decades of consistently outstanding, world class cinematography.
2009 Nominee
Best Cinematography Award
The Reader (2008)
Shared with:
2002 Nominee
Best Cinematography Award
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
1996 Nominee
Best Cinematography Award
Michael Collins (1996)
1986 Nominee
Best Cinematography Award
The Mission (1986)
1984 Winner
Best Cinematography Award
The Killing Fields (1984)

Camerimage

2015 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award
2005 Nominee
Golden Frog
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)

Cannes Film Festival

1988 Winner
Grand Prize of the Jury
A World Apart (1988)
Winner
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
A World Apart (1988)
Nominee
Palme d'Or
A World Apart (1988)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1997 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Michael Collins (1996)

Chicago International Film Festival

1981 Nominee
Gold Hugo
Best Documentary
East 103rd Street (1981)

European Film Awards

2003 Nominee
European Film Award
European Cinematographer
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Evening Standard British Film Awards

1984 Winner
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Technical/Artistic Achievement

Film Independent Spirit Awards

2006 Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Cinematography
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)
1989 Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
A World Apart (1988)
UK.

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1996 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Michael Collins (1996)
Tied with John Seale for The English Patient (1996).
1986 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Cinematography
The Mission (1986)
1984 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Cinematography
The Killing Fields (1984)

Madridimagen

2002 Winner
Best Cinematography
The Good Thief (2002)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1997 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Cinematography
Michael Collins (1996)
1989 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Director
A World Apart (1988)
1985 Winner
NSFC Award
Best Cinematography
Comfort and Joy (1984)
The Killing Fields (1984)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1988 Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Director
A World Apart (1988)
1986 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Cinematographer
The Mission (1986)
1984 Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Cinematographer
The Killing Fields (1984)

Online Film & Television Association

1997 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
Michael Collins (1996)

Raindance Film Festival

2001 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1994 Winner
Special Prize of the Jury
Second Best (1994)
Tied with The Quality of Mercy (1994).
Nominee
Golden Seashell
Second Best (1994)

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