Natasha Braier

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Natasha Braier
Born (1974-12-11) December 11, 1974 (age 45)
OccupationCinematographer

Natasha Braier (born December 11, 1974[1]) is an Argentinian cinematographer.[2]

A Buenos Aires native,[3] Braier earned a master's degree in cinematography at the National Film and Television School.[4] Her film credits include Glue, XXY, Somers Town, The Rover, and Honey Boy.[5] At the 2009 Manaki Brothers Film Festival, she won the Golden Camera 300 award for her work on The Milk of Sorrow.[6] At the 2017 Robert Awards, she won the Robert Award for Best Cinematography for her work on The Neon Demon.[7] At the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, she won the Vision and Craft Award for her work on Honey Boy.[8]


Biography[edit]

Natasha Braier is a Cinematographer born on December 11th, 1974 in Buenos Aires, Argentina[9]. She grew up with two Freudian psychologist parents who both practiced psychiatry[10]. Growing up as a child in Argentina is where she began her first studies including, dancing[11]. When she was eighteen she and her parents moved to Europe, where she lived in both Spain and England. She completed her masters degree for cinematography at the National Film and Television School in London. She moved once again to Los Angeles, California, where she has since been active in the film industry. Her break into feature films came with Glue a coming of age drama shot in Patagonia and directed by Alexis Dos Santos, with whom she had made several shorts at Film School. The film won awards at film festivals in Rotterdam and Buenos Aires and was praised for its visually striking look. She is influenced by directors like Jean Luc Goddard and Andrei Tarkovsky as well as poetic cinematographers like Jean-Yves Escoffier and Chris Doyle. Braier has been a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) since 2016[12].

Filmography[edit]

Feature films

Television

  • Fronteras (2011)
  • Foodie Love (2019)

Video shorts

  • Infinita (1996)
  • Contactos (1997)
  • Fe (2000)
  • Sand (2001)
  • The Look of Happiness (2002)
  • The Fishmonger (2002)
  • Oasis: She Is Love (2002)
  • Jealousy (2002)
  • Spyhole (2002)
  • Axolotl (2002)
  • 77 Beds (2003)
  • Breaking Out (2004)
  • One Minute Past Midnight (2004)
  • Strange Little Girls (2004)
  • Being Bad (2004)
  • Heavy Metal Drummer (2005)
  • Holiday (2005)
  • New Love (2007)
  • Loxoro (2012)
  • Swimmer (2012)
  • A Rose Reborn (2014)

Music videos

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Natasha Braier". Internet Encyclopedia of Cinematographers. Retrieved December 1, 2017.
  2. ^ "Women's work: ten female filmmakers at Cannes 2016". British Film Institute. May 27, 2016. Retrieved December 1, 2017.
  3. ^ "'Chinese Puzzle' lenser Braier tends to go with her gut". Variety. January 29, 2013. Retrieved December 1, 2017.
  4. ^ "8 More Female Cinematographers You Should Know About". IndieWire. February 23, 2015. Retrieved December 1, 2017.
  5. ^ "On The Rise 2014: Cinematographers To Watch". IndieWire. August 6, 2014. Retrieved December 1, 2017.
  6. ^ "Manaki fest laurels d.p. Braier". Variety. October 4, 2009. Retrieved December 1, 2017.
  7. ^ "The Day Will Come and Parents lead Robert Awards 2017". Danish Film Institute. February 6, 2017. Retrieved December 1, 2017.
  8. ^ "Natasha Braier ASC ADF / Director of Photography | Bio". www.natashabraier.com. Retrieved 2020-04-15.
  9. ^ "Natasha Braier". IMDb. Retrieved 2020-04-15.
  10. ^ O'Falt, Chris; O'Falt, Chris (2019-11-01). "Shia LaBeouf's Process Was Unpredictable, So the 'Honey Boy' Crew Learned to Improvise". IndieWire. Retrieved 2020-04-15.
  11. ^ "Natasha Braier". IMDb. Retrieved 2020-04-15.
  12. ^ "Natasha Braier". IMDb. Retrieved 2020-04-15.

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