Boardwalk Empire, Modern Family Earn Cinematographer Nominations

Michael Pitt in a scene from Boardwalk Empire
Michael Pitt in a scene from Boardwalk Empire - © HBO
On December 28, 2011, the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) announced their nominees in three 26th Annual Outstanding Achievement Awards television categories. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony to be held on February 12, 2012 in Hollywood.
The nominees are:
One-hour Episodic Television Series/Pilot:
David Franco for HBO’s Boardwalk Empire (“To the Lost”)
Jonathan Freeman, ASC for Boardwalk Empire (“21″)
David Katznelson, DFF, BSC for PBS’ Downton Abbey (Pilot)
John Lindley, ASC for ABC’s Pan Am (Pilot)
David Stockton, ASC for NBC’s Chase (“Narco Part 2″)
Television Movie/Miniseries:

Ed Lachman, ASC for HBO’s Mildred Pierce
Kevin Moss for Showtime’s Chicago Overcoat
David Moxness, CSC for ReelzChannel’s The Kennedys (“Moral Issues and Inner Turmoil”)
Martin Ruhe for PBS’ Page Eight
Wojciech Szepel for PBS’ Any Human Heart (“Episode 2″)
Half-Hour Episodic Series or Pilot (a new category):
James Bagdonas, ASC for ABC’s Modern Family (“Bixby’s Back”)
Michael Balfry, CSC for The Hub’s R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour (“Brush with Madness”)
Vanja Cernjul, HFC for HBO’s Bored to Death (“Forget the Herring”)
Levie Isaacks, ASC for ABC’s Man Up (“Acceptance”)
Michael Weaver, ASC for Showtime’s Californication (“Suicide Solution”)