Kirsten Johnson

1965 –
Airing Cameraperson (2016) on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 2:30 AM on TCM

Kirsten Johnson’s Dick Johnson Is Dead premiered at this year’s 2020 Sundance and won the Jury Prize for Innovation in Nonfiction Storytelling. Her previous film, Cameraperson, named New York Times ‘Top Ten Films of 2016’ was shortlisted for the Academy Award and is part of The Criterion Collection.

Her short, The Above was nominated for the IDA’s ‘Best Short Award’ for 2016. Her camerawork appears in Academy Award winner Citizenfour, Academy nominated The Invisible War, and Cannes Winner Fahrenheit 9/11. She’s been invited to join the American Society of Cinematographers and is one of the 4% of women in their membership.

Select Filmography

Innocent Until Proven Guilty (1999)
Deadline (2004)
The Above (2015)
Cameraperson (2016)
Dick Johnson Is Dead (2020)