BIO

Bryan Donnell is a cinematographer for documentaries and commercials. Lately he’s done a lot of Netflix stuff. For a number of years he has shot films and television for Lucy Walker and, until recently, Morgan Spurlock, such as all 4 seasons of his CNN show, Inside Man. Hillbilly, directed by Ashley York and Sally Rubin, won Best Documentary Feature at the LA Film Festival. For his cinematography on the Emmy-wining show Intervention, which was for five years an unparalleled verité camera workshop, he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy.. Bryan shot a short film, working from ideas in Schrader’s Transcendental Style in Film, that won the Palme d’Or for shorts at the Cannes Film Festival. A show he has been shooting for CNN and Van Jones will premiere this spring in Anthony Bourdain’s old spot. He has taught film production at UC-Long Beach, was a grad student in film at USC, and studied painting and creative writing at UNC Chapel Hill. He has spoken on several panels for Canon, the IDA, and Sundance.

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