CINEMATOGRAPHY RESUME

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NORBERT SHIEH
Based in Los Angeles, CA 

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2035977/

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Previous commercial clients include:
Wired Magazine, Fox Studios, Netflix, Hulu, KCET, CCTV, Siemens, Fallon, Havas Impact and Trailer Park

 

SELECT CINEMATOGRAPHY CREDITS :

TELEVISION

2018: THE RUNDOWN (Talk Show, 5 EPs)
Prod: Fox Studios - Format: HD

2017: LOST L.A. SEASON 2 (Documentary Series, 6 EPs)
Prod: KCET + Nonetheless Productions - Format: 4K
- 3 Emmy Nominations, 1 win

2016: SCARLET STONE (Music/Theatre Performance)
Prod: BBC Persian - Format: HD

 

FEATURE FILMS

2018: BADIOU (Documentary)
Director: Gorav & Rohan Kaylan - Format: HD
- 2018 Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival

2017: FLYING MONKS TEMPLE (Documentary)
Director: Zanete Skarule - Format: 4K 
- 2017 Riga International Film Festival

2015: PRESENT COMPANY EXCLUDED (Narrative)
Director: Jenny Hatchadorian - Format: HD
- Streaming on Amazon Prime

2014: TWO LUNES (Narrative)
Director: Hui-Eun Park - Format: HD
- 2016 CAAM Fest (Narrative Competition), Austin Film Festival (Premiere)

2013: MAYBE GOD IS TALKING TO YOU (Narrative)
Director: Mark Levine - Format: RED 4K

2007: THE MUSTACHIOED BANDIT MEETS HIS END (Narrative)
Director: Paul Blair - Format: SD 

 

SHORT FILMS

2018: MR. LAU GOES HERBAL (Documentary)
Director: Janet Chen - Format: HD
- Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

2017: ARTBOUND: HARRY GAMBOA JR. "CHICANO MALE UNBONDED" (Documentary)
Director: Norbert Shieh - Format: 4K

2017: CHATO (Narrative)
Director: Alexis Duran - Format: HD

2017: SANTA CLAUS (Narrative)
Director: Jeff Mann - Format: HD 
- San Diego Asian Film Festival, “Special Jury Mention Award”
- Los Angeles Film Festival, Santa Barbara Intl., Los Angeles Asian Pacific, Seattle Asian American Film Festival

2017: BLUA (Experimental)
Director: Carolina Charry Quintero - Format: HD 
- Slamdance Film Festival (Premiere), “Jury Honorable Mention for Best Experimental Film”
-
Indie Grits, “Best Experimental Film Award”
- Ann Arbor, Edinburgh, Lima International, Chicago Underground, REDCAT

2016: LILY (Narrative)
Director: Angela J. Park - Format: HD 
- YOMYOMF Interpretations 2.0 Semi-Finalist
- Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

2016: OUR TIME (Narrative)
Director: Arpita Kumar - Format: HD 
- CAAMFest, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, San Diego Underground, International Film Festival of South Asia

2016: A SUDDEN DEPARTURE (Narrative)
Director: Theo Burtis - Format: HD 
- Mindfield Film Festival - “Best Short Film: Diamond Award”

2015: VISIBLE SOUND (Music Documentary)
Director: Conor M. Keenan - Format: HD 
- Nominated 2016 London International Filmmaker Festival - "Best Cinematography"

2014: HACKED CIRCUIT (Documentary)
Director: Deborah Stratman - Format: HD 
- Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival, Fascinations - “Best Experimental Documentary Film Award”
- Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, “Best Experimental Film”
- Ashland Independent Film Festival, “Best Short Documentary”
- Ann Arbor Film Festival, “Best Sound Design”
- Cinema Eye Honors shortlist, “Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Short Filmmaking”
- International Film Festival Rotterdam, Tiger Awards Competition
- AFI Festival, Camden International, Courtisane, Crossroads, Edinburgh, Full Frame, Images, Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, MoMA Documentary Fortnight, Sundance, True/False, Tel Aviv International, Vienna International Film Festival

2014: ALICE - Chapter 6, Pig & Pepper (Narrative)
Director: Logan Kibens - Format: HD 

2013: EXORCISM (Narrative)
Director: Joseph Mangat - Format: 35mm 
- The Focal Press Excellence in Filmmaking Award
- “Best Student Production by National Academy Television Arts and Sciences - PSW chapter”

- Ohio Independent Film Festival

2013: THE DUSTS OF SUMMER (Narrative)
Director: Hanul Bahm - Format: S16mm 

013: PHOENIX (Narrative)
Director: Jamie Naqvi - Format HDSLR 
- Boomtown Film and Music Festival, Grand Junction Film Festival

2012: UNCERTAINTY PRINCIPLE (Experimental)
Director: Kelly Sun Kim, 16mm film / HD
- Edinburgh International Film Festival

2012: DULCE (Narrative)
Director: Janine Salinas - Format: HD
- Boston Latino International, LA Femme International, Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival

2011: EVERY DEATH HAS A STORY (Narrative)
Director: Joseph Mangat - Format: HD 
- Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Fest, Nominated for the Golden Reel Award
-
Athens International Film + Video Festival, San Diego Asian Film Festival

2011: AYUMI’S WEDDING RING (Narrative)
Director: Ching-ya Wang - Format: HDSLR 
- Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

2010: BREACH OF ETIQUETTE (Narrative)
Director: Mark Levine - Format: HD
- El Lugar Sin Limites, LGBT Film Festival of Andalusia, Spain, LesGaiCineMad, Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival, Festival Image+Nation, Out Takes Film Festival, Young Artists Society

2010: DISCO DETECTIVES (Narrative)
Director: Ken Peltan - Format: HD
- Best of for San Diego 48-Hour Film Festival
- Temecula Valley International Film Festival

2010: DULZURA (Narrative)
Director: Rachel James - Format: HD

2009: FOLLOWER (Narrative)
Director: Mark Levine - Format: HD 
- Boston LGBT Film Festival, Festival Image+Nation, LesGaiCineMad, Inside Out LGBT Film Festival, SHOUT! Film Festival, Vinokino Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
- Anthology Film Archives, NY

2009: RECONSIDERING THE NEW INDUSTRIAL PARKS OF IRVINE, CA... (Documentary)
Director: Mario Pfeifer - Format: 16mm
- Salon Video Art Prize London, 2011
-
IMAGES Festival, Bilbao International Documentary Film Festival
- ATA Gallery San Francisco, Centre Pompidou, The Chrysler Series, Los Angeles County Museum of Art [LACMA], Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, KOW Berlin, Landesgalerie, Nassauischer Kunstverein, REDCAT, Reina Sofia National Museum

 

ADDITIONAL CINEMATOGRAPHY CREDITS :

2013: DIAMOND ON VINYL (Feature Narrative)
Dir: J.R. Hughto - DP: Ki Jin Kim - HD
- Slamdance Film Festival
- Downtown Film Festival Los Angeles - WINNER: “Best Director, Best Ensemble Performance”
- Atlanta Underground Film Festival - WINNER: “Best Feature Drama”
- Tacoma Film Festival, Twin Cities, Indie Memphis, Santa Cruz, Belfast, Syracuse International
- NewFilmmakers New York

2012: JENNI MI AMOR (Short Narrative)
Dir: Abigail Severance - DP: Julie Kirkwood - HD
- Outfest, Frameline, Antimatter, Curta Cinema, Mezipatra, Image + Nation, Austin LBGT Film Festival, Melbourne Queer Film Festival

CAMERA OPERATOR CREDITS :

2016: PROPHETS OF RAGE - "Killing in the Name Of" & Promos (concert video) (camera operator)
Dir. Karim Amir - Prod Co: The OTHRS & Noujaim Films

2016: DE LUX - "LA Threshold" (music video) (camera operator)
Dir. David Harris - Prod Co: Nonetheless Productions & Go Pro

2015: ATTICUS' ACTIVISTS (TV series short) (B-Camera Operator) 
Dir: Aldo Pisano - DP: Wey Wang - Prod Co: Vestege Media

2015: INTERWOVEN (feature narrative) (B-Camera Operator)
Dir: V.W. Scheich - DP: Wey Wang - Prod Co: RareForm Pictures

2013: DIAMOND ON VINYL (feature narrative) (+additional photography)
Dir: J.R. Hughto - DP: Ki Jin Kim - Prod Co: Independent Movie Company

2012: SUNSET STRIP (feature documentary)(concert & interview camera operator)
Dir: Hans Fjellestad - DP: Arlene Nelson - Prod Co: Steakhaus Productions

2012: DRINK INK. (TV Series) (camera operator) 
Series DP's: John W. Rutland & Andrew Wheeler - Prod Co: Citizen Jones 

2011: PICARESQUES (documentary short) (camera operator) 
Dir: Mariah Garnett 

2010: IN THE SAME BOAT (documentary short feature) (camera operator) 
Dir: Alfonso Chin & Jacqueline W. Liu - Prod Co: Rosetta Entertainment