The Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography is an annual film award given by the Online Film Critics Society to honor the best cinematography of the year.



Year Winner Cinematographer(s)
1998 Saving Private Ryan Janusz Kamiński
1999 Sleepy Hollow Emmanuel Lubezki


Year Winner Cinematographer(s)
2000 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Wo hu cang long) Peter Pau
2001 The Man Who Wasn't There Roger Deakins
2002 Far from Heaven Edward Lachman
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Andrew Lesnie
2004 Hero (Ying xiong) Christopher Doyle
2005 Sin City Robert Rodriguez
2006 Children of Men Emmanuel Lubezki
2007 No Country for Old Men Roger Deakins
2008 The Dark Knight Wally Pfister
2009 Inglourious Basterds Robert Richardson


Year Winner Cinematographer(s)
2010 True Grit Roger Deakins
2011 The Tree of Life Emmanuel Lubezki
2012 Skyfall Roger Deakins
2013 Gravity Emmanuel Lubezki
2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel Robert Yeoman
2015 Mad Max: Fury Road John Seale
2016 La La Land Linus Sandgren
2017 Blade Runner 2049 Roger Deakins
2018 Roma Alfonso Cuarón
2019 1917 Roger Deakins


Year Winner Cinematographer(s)
2020 Nomadland Joshua James Richards
2021 The Power of the Dog Ari Wegner
2022 Top Gun: Maverick Claudio Miranda
2023 Oppenheimer Hoyte van Hoytema