"Dances with Wolves"
"Dances with Wolves"

The 27th Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Outstanding Achievement Awards will recognize cinematographers Dean Semler, Rodney Charters, Robby Müller and Curtis Clark at their February 10 event. Semler will be honored with the 2012 ASC Lifetime Achievement Award, Müller with the International Achievement Award, Charters with the Career Achievement in Television Award and Clark the President’s Award.

 A selection of their credits are listed below.

ASC president Stephen Lighthill says, “Each of these individuals has made an indelible impact on our profession, and the industry as a whole.”

Semler's credits include: "Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior," "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome," "Dead Calm," "Dances With Wolves," "Apocalypto," "City Slickers" "The Bone Collector," Secretariat," "In the Land of Blood Honey" and the upcoming "Maleficent."

Müller: "Summer in the City," "The Scarlet Letter," "Paris, Texas," "Down By Law," "Dead Man," "Dancer in the Dark," "Breaking the Waves," "To Live and Die in L.A.," and "Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai."

Charters' documentary credits include "TekWar," TV credits include "Nash Bridges," "The Commish," "Shameless" and "Nashville, plus TV movies "Deadly Vows," "Conundrum," "Pixel Perfect," "A Very Married Christmas," "Night Life," and "Washington Field."

Clark’s feature film credits include "The Draughtsman’s Contract," "Dominick and Eugene," "Extremities" and "Triumph of the Spirit"; he's also shot hundreds of commercials and serves as chairman of the ASC Technology Committee.