NEWS AND UPDATES
Sun Cinematography Award began in 2009 with the goal to foster emerging women in the field of Cinematography. We are excited to see the industry transform, and for our small role in supporting inspiring, talented, and driven female cinematographers.
CONGRATULATIONS TO BECKY BAIHUI CHEN AND SHELBY ADAIR
February 16, 2019
This year, we have two winners: 1st prize went to Becky Baihui Chen, and 2nd prize to Shelby Adair. These two talented women have been paired with two remarkable cinematographers, Peter Levy and Andrew Kuhnz, respectively, and we look forward to seeing where they go next.
WE WILL ANNOUNCE OUR WINNERS AT THE FEB. 9 BLACKMAGIC COLLECTIVE EVENT
January 29, 2019
Blackmagic Collective is hosting our first ever official awards ceremony during its February 9th event! We will be announcing our winner, and our first ever 2nd prize winner, during the ceremony. Join us!
2018-2019 APPLICATIONS CLOSED
January 9, 2019
We have excellent applications in for the 2018-2019 cycle, which closed on Jan. 7, 2019. Expect an announcement of the winners soon!
January 27, 2018
We extend our most heartfelt congratulations to our 2018 recipient, Madeline Leach. Madeline is our seventh recipient, and we feel that she will bring significant artistry to the collection of work from our alumnae.
BIG CHANGES FOR THE SUN CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD
January 27, 2018
We are entering our 9th year of the award at an exceptionally exciting time for women in the film industry, and we have two exciting announcements: Blackmagic Design has become our new sponsor, and IFERS has become our new fiscal sponsor!
We have relaunched this website and are still moving our past news over. Check back for more on past winners Angelique Molina, Alex Spence, Alanna Hanson, Leonora Anzaldua Burke, and Janine Sides.