Slumdog Dominates Tech Awards

“Slumdog Millionaire” continues its winning streak in the lead-up to next weekend’s Oscars.

Anthony Dod Mantle’s work on ‘Slumdog’ took home the top ‘Best Feature Cinematography’ award at Sunday’s 23rd annual American Society of Cinematographers Awards, beating out Roger Deakins (“Revolutionary Road,” “The Reader”), Claudio Miranda (“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”) and Wally Pfister (“The Dark Knight”).

At the same awards “The Dark Knight” director Christopher Nolan with the ASC Board of Governors Award which recognizes contributions to the art of filmmaking.

At the same time ‘Slumdog’ editor Chris Dickens also took home the top award of best edited feature film drama at the 59th annual ACE Eddie Awards.

Stephen Schaffer’s work on “WALL-E” scored the prize for best edited feature comedy or musical, while “Man on Wire” won best edited documentary.

The previous evening the film scored the award for outstanding achievement in motion picture sound mixing at the Cinema Audio Society’s 45th Annual Awards dinner.

It also scored best production design for a contemporary movie at the Art Directors Guild Awards whom also rewarded “Benjamin Button” for best production design in a period film and “The Dark Knight” for best production design in a fantasy film.