Kristen is passionate about storytelling and photography. She believes filmmaking is one of the most powerful ways to communicate, share ideas, and connect with others.
Primarily based in LA, Kristen's work also brings her to various cities around the U.S. as well as in Europe and Asia. Her work on the film, Idyllwild, a coming of age story set in Sanya, China earned her an award for Best Cinematography.
In addition to narrative work Kristen also enjoys shooting documentaries, web series, and branded content for various clients including Google, Toyota, Target, Comcast, Phillips, Diageo, and more.
With an MFA in Cinematography from the American Film Institute and a bachelor's degree in Film Production from Emerson College Kristen has a strong foundation of collaborative experience and technical knowledge. At AFI Kristen was chosen for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences internship, providing her the opportunity to receive mentorship from Michael Goi, ASC on FX's American Horror Story: Asylum as well as from Gary Baum on CBS's Mike and Molly.
Kristen strives to bring stories to life with well-crafted imagery and connect with people who want use their stories to have a positive impact on the world.