Kirsten Johnson is a cinematographer and director. Her most recent film Cameraperson premiered at Sundance 2016, was the Closing Night film at New Directors/New Films and won Grand Jury Prizes at San Francisco and Sheffield. Her short film The Above premiered at the 2015 New York Film Festival in the The Intercept’s Field of Vision launch. Her most recent camerawork appears in the Cannes 2016 premiere of Risk, the Oscar-winning Citizenfour, Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs Gravity, The Wound and the Gift and Very Semi-Serious. She is the principal cinematographer on over 40 feature-length documentaries and has been credited on countless others as "Additional Camera." Her credits include Academy Award nominated The Invisible War and Tribeca Documentary winner Pray the Devil Back to Hell. She and Laura Poitras shared the 2010 Sundance Cinematography Award for The Oath. Her shooting is featured in Fahrenheit 9/11, Academy Award nominated Asylum, Emmy-winning Ladies First, and Sundance premieres: A Place at the Table, This Film is Not Yet Rated, and Derrida. Deadline (co-directed with Katy Chevigny), premiered at Sundance and won the Thurgood Marshall Award.