Oscars Face-Off: Cinematographers - Lubezki vs. Shamroy vs. Hoch vs. Toll

by urbanemovies | created - 21 Feb 2016 | updated - 20 Feb 2017 | Public

In 2016 at the 88th Academy Awards, Emmanuel Lubezki gained sole possession of the record for most consecutive Best Cinematography Oscars with his win for The Revenant (2015).

Which cinematographer with consecutive Best Cinematography Oscar wins is your favorite: Lubezki or Shamroy or Hoch or Toll?

Cast your vote here or Discuss the topic here.

1. Emmanuel Lubezki

Cinematographer | Gravity

Lubezki began his career in Mexican film and television productions in the late 1980s. His first international production was the 1993 independent film Twenty Bucks (1993), which followed the journey of a single twenty-dollar bill.

Lubezki is a frequent collaborator with fellow Mexican filmmaker ...

Best Cinematography Oscar Wins (3)

2014 Oscar: Gravity (2013), 2015 Oscar: Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) and 2016 Oscar: The Revenant (2015) * back to back Oscars in red

Movie Cinematography Resume

2. Leon Shamroy

Cinematographer | Cleopatra

Leon Shamroy, born Leon Shamroyevsky, was an American film cinematographer. He is best known for The Black Swan (1942),Wilson (1944), Leave Her to Heaven (1945), David and Bathsheba (1951), The Robe (1953), Cleopatra (1963), The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965) and Planet of the Apes (1968).

He and ...

Best Cinematography Oscar Wins (4)

1943 Oscar: The Black Swan (1942), 1945 Oscar: Wilson (1944), 1946 Oscar: Leave Her to Heaven (1945) and 1964 Oscar: Cleopatra (1963) * back to back Oscars in red

Movie Cinematography Resume

3. Winton C. Hoch

Cinematographer | The Quiet Man

Winton C. Hoch was born on July 31, 1905 in Storm Lake, Iowa, USA. He is known for his work on The Quiet Man (1952), Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964) and The Searchers (1956). He died on March 20, 1979 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

Best Cinematography Oscar Wins (3+*)

1940 Oscar: Technical Achievement, 1949 Oscar: Joan of Arc (1948), 1950 Oscar: She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949) and 1953 Oscar: The Quiet Man (1952) * back to back Oscars in red and noteworthy Oscar for important contributions in Cinematography

Movie Cinematography Resume

4. John Toll

Cinematographer | The Thin Red Line

John Toll is an American cinematographer. His filmography spans a wide variety of genres, including epic period drama, comedy, science fiction, and contemporary drama. He won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography in both 1994 and 1995 for Legends of the Fall and Braveheart respectively.

He has ...

Best Cinematography Oscar Wins (2)

1995 Oscar: Legends of the Fall (1994) and 1996 Oscar: Braveheart (1995) * back to back Oscars in red

Movie Cinematography Resume



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