The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) announced today that Richard H. Kline, ASC will receive their prestigious ASC Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is presented annually to an individual who has made exceptional and enduring contributions to advancing the art of filmmaking. Kline will be feted during the 20th Annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards on February 26, 2006, at the Century Plaza Hotel.
Kline earned Oscar nominations for CAMELOT in 1968 and for KING KONG in 1977. His credits include HANG ‘EM HIGH, THE BOSTON STRANGLER, THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN, SOYLENT GREEN, BATTLE FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES, THE TERMINAL MAN, STAR TREK: THE MOTION PICTURE, BODY HEAT and BREATHLESS.