Episode 003 – Julia Swain

Cinematographer's Insight
Episode 003 - Julia Swain

Show Overview

In Episode 3 we are joined by Julia Swain, a cinematographer based in LA who is doing more than we have time to dive into! Most recently she wrapped production on the feature length documentary, Women of Light. We talk about that, being a woman in the field and networking.

Julia Swain is a cinematographer based out of Southern California who holds an MFA in Cinematography from the prestigious UCLA School of Theater, Film & Television. During her graduate study, Julia shot countless narrative films, including the feature Killing Animals by James Franco, was awarded multiple awards such as the Women in Film Foundation / Loreen Arbus Fellowship in Cinematography and shot the winning Sprite Films ad, which earned nationwide distribution on a multitude of platforms. The See You Soon (Michael Brun) music video Julia shot made MTV’s #1 top new video summer of 2015. She has had other work air on networks such as VH1, ESPN, and Adult Swim. She also recently directed and shot a feature documentary highlighting some of the top female cinematographers, which is set to premiere late 2016. Julia has served as DP on multiple features, and continues to shoot on a variety of formats, consistently seeking to create compelling visuals for every story and brand.
Enjoy the show!


Show Links

Julia’s Twitter
Julia’s Tumblr

Julia’s Website

Women of Light Tumblr

Shit People Say to Women Directors Tumblr

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