Cecile Zhang
  Director of Photography 



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We proudly present Cecile Zhang, an esteemed and accomplished Chinese cinematographer renowned for her exceptional talent and artistic vision. 

From an early age, Cecile's passion for visual arts and her journey as a cinematographer began. Her training in painting laid the foundation for her remarkable skills, which she further honed at the renowned Beijing Film Academy. Graduating with high honors, Cecile not only established herself as an excellent cinematographer but also embarked on a new academic chapter as a Ph.D. candidate at the Georgia Institution of Technology. Her research focuses on the world of immersive media, further pushing the boundaries of filmmaking.

With a diverse portfolio, Cecile's expertise as a cinematographer encompasses five fictional narrative features, two feature-length documentaries, and over 200 projects including short films, commercials, music videos, and experimental works. Her exceptional abilities have garnered recognition and accolades at renowned film festivals worldwide.

Cecile was handpicked and invited to festivals such as the Tribecca International Film Festival(US), Camerimage International Film Festival(PL), Busan International Film Festival(KR), Shanghai International Film Festival(CN), and was also recognised as the Junior Director of Photography by the 2018 Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography at the 71ST Cannes International Film Festival. In the March Issue of American Cinematographer magazine, Cecile was featured in the Rising Stars of 2020 by the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) magzine.

Fluent in English and Mandarin, Cecile seamlessly collaborates in co-productions, bridging cultural and artistic gaps effortlessly. With meticulous planning and exceptional results within tight schedules, she is an invaluable asset to any project.

As her agent, we invite you to explore the captivating world of Cecile Zhang through this website. Experience her awe-inspiring visual storytelling, delve into her diverse body of work, and witness the boundless energy she brings as a new generation of cinematographers, continuously embracing new technologies and pushing the boundaries of cinema.

A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet.