Canucks net ASC nods

Nominees include Pierre Gill for his work onThe Borgias, and Matthew J. Lloyd for Amazon's Alpha House pilot (pictured).
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A slew of Canadian cinematographers are among the nominees for the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) 28th Annual Outstanding Achievement Awards.

For one-hour episodic television series, Pierre Gill was nominated for The Borgias (“The Purge”); David Greene was tapped for The CW’s Beauty and the Beast (“Tough Love”), which shoots in Vancouver; and Ousama Rawi was named for NBC’s Dracula (“The Blood is the Life”).

In the half-hour episodic series category, Matthew J. Lloyd is nominated for Amazon’s Alpha House pilot, one of the original comedy series greenlit by the streaming service.

And in TV movie/miniseries, Jeremy Benning is nominated for National Geographic Channel’s Killing Lincoln.

Gill previously won an award in 2004 for Hitler: The Rise of Evil, while Rawi was nominated in 2009 for The Tudors. Greene, Lloyd and Benning are first-time nominees.

The ASC  Awards will be announced at a gala on Feb. 1 in Los Angeles.