DFCIO Presents Two-Time Oscar Winner Sir Roger A. Deakins in Dallas This June
It is our honor to present a series of events featuring two-time Oscar-winning cinematographer Sir Roger A. Deakins.
Deakins, along with his longtime collaborator and wife, James Deakins, will be in Dallas June 8 – 11, 2023, and will participate in public events including a book signing, film screenings and Q&A, supported by the Texas Theatre, as well as private workshops with the Dallas chapter of Women in Film and Southern Methodist University’s film program.
Roger Deakins is widely regarded as one of the most talented and influential cinematographers of all time. Over the course of his incredible career, he has received numerous awards and nominations, including 16 Academy Award nominations and two wins. Deakins won the Academy Award for Best Achievement in Cinematography for Blade Runner 2049 in 2017 and followed that up with another win for 1917 in 2019. A few of his other nominations include Sicario, Skyfall, No Country for Old Men, Fargo and The Shawshank Redemption.
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Film Commission Workshops - Our first three workshops are now available on our YouTube page! We thank everyone who attended, particiapted in a panel, and supported these events. More to come!