The New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cinematographer is one of the annual awards given by the New York Film Critics Circle.

List of winners

Year Winner Cinematographer(s)
1980 Tess Ghislain Cloquet and Geoffrey Unsworth
1981 Chariots of Fire David Watkin
1982 Sophie's Choice Néstor Almendros
1983 Zelig Gordon Willis
1984 The Killing Fields Chris Menges
1985 Out of Africa David Watkin
1986 A Room with a View Tony Pierce-Roberts
1987 The Last Emperor Vittorio Storaro
1988 Wings of Desire (Der Himmel über Berlin) Henri Alekan
1989 Do the Right Thing Ernest R. Dickerson
1990 The Sheltering Sky Vittorio Storaro
1991 Barton Fink Roger Deakins
1992 The Player Jean Lépin
1993 Schindler's List Janusz Kamiński
1994 Ed Wood Stefan Czapsky
1995 Shanghai Triad (Yao a yao yao dao waipo qiao) Lü Yue
1996 Breaking the Waves Robby Müller
Dead Man
1997 Kundun Roger Deakins
1998 The Thin Red Line John Toll
1999 The Straight Story Freddie Francis
2000 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Wo hu cang long) Peter Pau
2001 In the Mood for Love (Fa yeung nin wa) Christopher Doyle and Pin Bing Lee
2002 Far from Heaven Edward Lachman
2003 Elephant Harris Savides
2004 Hero (Ying xiong) Christopher Doyle
2005 2046 Christopher Doyle, Lai Yiu Fai, and Kwan Pun Leung
2006 Pan's Labyrinth (El laberinto del fauno) Guillermo Navarro
2007 There Will Be Blood Robert Elswit
2008 Slumdog Millionaire Anthony Dod Mantle
2009 The White Ribbon (Das weisse Band) Christian Berger
2010 Black Swan Matthew Libatique
2011 The Tree of Life Emmanuel Lubezki
2012 Zero Dark Thirty Greig Fraser
2013 Inside Llewyn Davis Bruno Delbonnel
2014 The Immigrant Darius Khondji
2015 Carol Edward Lachman
2016 Moonlight James Laxton
2017 Mudbound Rachel Morrison[1]
2018 Roma Alfonso Cuarón[2]
2019 Portrait of a Lady on Fire Claire Mathon[3]
2020 Small Axe Shabier Kirchner[4]
2021 West Side Story Janusz Kamiński[5]
2022 Top Gun: Maverick Claudio Miranda[6]
2023 Oppenheimer Hoyte van Hoytema[7]

See also


  1. ^ Nolfi, Joey (November 30, 2017). "2017 New York Film Critics Circle winners announced: See the full list".
  2. ^ Sharf, Zack (November 29, 2018). "NYFCC 2018 Winners: 'Roma' Dominates With Wins for Best Picture, Director, and More".
  3. ^ Hipes, Patrick (December 4, 2019). "New York Film Critics Circle Names 'The Irishman' Best Film; Safdie Brothers, Lupita Nyong'o, Antonio Banderas Among Winners".
  4. ^ "Chadwick Boseman wins Best Supporting Actor at the 2020 New York Film Critics Circle Awards".
  5. ^ Hipes, Patrick; Evans, Greg (December 3, 2021). "'Drive My Car' Named Best Film By New York Film Critics Circle; Benedict Cumberbatch, Lady Gaga, 'West Side Story', 'Licorice Pizza' Take Other Prizes – Complete Winners List".
  6. ^ "Awards – New York Film Critics Circle".
  7. ^ "New York Film Critics Awards: Winners List". Variety. 2023-11-16. Retrieved 2023-11-30.