December 20, 2018 @

A thirty-year veteran in the documentary field, Kirsten Johnson has received numerous accolades for her documentary films, Derrida, Darfur Now, Pray the Devil Back to Hell, and the widely acclaimed film Cameraperson. Johnson has worked with a wide range of...

IDA Conversation Series: Joan Churchill
July 16, 2018 @

In a career that spans over 45 years, Joan Churchill has made her mark as one of the most influential cinematographers working in documentary film today. Early in her career, Joan shot groundbreaking films that helped define the style of vérité filmmaking, such as Gimme Shelter, with...

January 27, 2014 @

No other relationship is more central to the success of your project than the one with your cinematographer; yet, the skills, tools, and insights of most DPs are somewhat mysterious to the rest of us.

Emmy award-winning filmmaker Greg Barker (Koran by Heart) moderates an eye-...