Jack Green to receive ASC lifetime nod

Oscar nominee's credits include 'Unforgiven'

Jack Green, who collaborated with Clint Eastwood on titles including "Unforgiven," will receive the American Society of Cinematographers 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award.

Green earned an Oscar nomination for lensing "Unforgiven." His credits with Clint Eastwood as director include "The Bridges of Madison County," for which he earned an ASC Outstanding Achievement Award nomination, as well as "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" and "Space Cowboys."

Green began his career as an assistant cameraman on 16mm film projects, including industrial films and National Geographic specials. He was also a stringer on ABC television network news crews. His assignments included covering the kidnapping of Patricia Hearst, the Black Panther trials and the assassination of Robert Kennedy in 1968.

The 23rd annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards will be held Feb. 15 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel.