Sir Roger Alexander Deakins CBE is an English cinematographer, best known for collaborating with directors Denis Villeneuve, Sam Mendes, and the Coen brothers. Deakins is a member of the British Society of Cinematographers and the American Society of Cinematographers, and has received five BAFTA Awards for Best Cinematography.
Nominated fifteen times for an Academy Award for Best Cinematography, he has won that award twice for Blade Runner 2049, and 1917. His best-known films are The Shawshank Redemption, Fargo, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, A Beautiful Mind, Skyfall, Sicario, Blade Runner 2049, and 1917.The American Society of Cinematographers gave Deakins a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011, and in 2013 he was bestowed a CBE by the Palace for his services to film. In the 2021 New Year Honours he was knighted as a Knight Bachelor.
The conversation is an open dialogue with the audience, Roger and his long time collaborator and wife James Ellis Deakins, Egil Håskjold Larsen (Cinematographer + MIRAGE Programmer) and one member from the Norwegian Association of Cinematographers (FNF)
In cooperation with FNF (Foreningen Norske Filmfotografer).