Academy Award-winning cinematographer Roger Dickens will receive the Visionary Award at the 2021 View Conference, which will be held in Turin, Italy from October 17 to October 22, both in person and in virtual events.
“Roger Dickinson is a truly living legend of filmmaking,” said conference director Maria Elena Guterres. “Throughout his career, he has captured some iconic and memorable images committed to the screen, from Tim Robbins to Ryan Gosling of” The Shashank Redemption “to” Blade Runner 2049 “to explore the dust-laden Las Vegas. The vision is unparalleled and with this year’s VIEW Visionary Award, it is a special opportunity to honor his achievements at the VIEW Conference 2021.
Deakins will take part in a Q&A with Dean Deblos, director of the “How to Train Your Dragon” franchise, at the conference, which begins at noon PT on October 20.
Deakins has been nominated for 15 Oscars for cinematography, winning twice for his work in “Blade Runner 2049” and “1917”. His other credits include “Fargo,” “Hey Brother, Where Are You?”, “A Beautiful Mind,” “Skyfall,” and “Sicario,” and many more. Black-and-white photo collection. Deakins also hosted a Tim Deakins podcast with his longtime colleague James Ellis Deakins. His next film is Sam Mendes’s “Empire of Light”, which is slated for fall in 2022.
The VIEW Conference, now in its 22nd year, welcomes top professionals in all fields of filmmaking, including animation, visual effects, computer graphics, games, interactive and immersive media, virtual production, one-week keynote addresses, discussions, presentations and workshops.
Other confirmed view conference speakers include “The Mitchells vs. The Machines” producer Phil Lord and Chris Miller, as well as director / co-author Mike Ryanda; Tom McGraw, director of “The Boss Baby: Family Business”; George Guterres, director of Netflix’s upcoming “Maya and the Three”; “Wolfwalkers” director Tom Moore; “Sang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” VFX Supervisor Veta Digital, Shawn Walker; The filmmakers behind Aardman Animations’ upcoming short “Robin Robin”; Hal Hickel of Industrial Light and Magic, who starred in the movie “Star Wars” and the Disney Plus series “The Mandalarian”; Mark Petit, VP and general manager of Epic Games’ Unreal Engine; And Respawn Entertainment Game Director Peter Hirschmann, filmmaker Anthony Giacchino and composer Michael Giacchino, who will preside over a special panel of the “Medal of Honor” game series.
Conference tickets are available on the View Conference website.