Acs president Ron Johanson spoke for many when he told If today, .Andrew was one of our greatest cinematographers. It.s a huge loss. He leaves such a void..
Lesnie, who was 59, had been suffering from heart problems.. He won an Oscar for Best Cinematography in 2002 for Peter Jackson.s Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring and a BAFTA award in 2004 for Lord of the Rings: Return of the King.
He shot The Hobbit trilogy and Jackson's King Kong and The Lovely Bones, a collaboration which spanned eight movies and 17 years.
On his Facebook page Jackson wrote, "Andrew created unforgettable, beautiful images on screen, and he did this time and again, because he only ever served what he