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Lisa Rinzler is an award-winning cinematographer who has shot feature films, documentaries, and commercials.  Recent projects include Oscar-winning Learning to Skateboard in a War Zone (If You're a Girl), Sundance Audience Award winner The Infiltrators and Pope Francis: A Man of His Word.


She is also known for her moody lighting and dynamic camerawork on films such as Menace II Society, Dead Presidents, Pollock and The Soul of a Man.  With over 30 years of experience, Ms. Rinzler has worked with notable directors such as Wim Wenders, Steve Buscemi and Martin Scorsese. 

Ms. Rinzler received two Independent Spirit Awards for Best Cinematography, a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Cinematography, among others. She was a subject of two documentaries, Women Behind The Camera and Visions of Light.

Ms. Rinzler studied painting at PRATT Institute before transferring to NYU to study film. 

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