Laela Kilbourn

director of photography

 

SWIM TEAM

KIM DOTCOM: CAUGHT IN THE WEB

THE BUDDY SYSTEM

BLOWIN' UP

UNREST*

THE LEPRECHAUN'S WIFE

WINDSHIELD: A VANISHED VISION

SOLDIER ON: LIFE AFTER DEPLOYMENT*

HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO

20 FEET FROM STARDOM**

THE SPACE IN BACK OF YOU

IN GOOD TIME: THE PIANO JAZZ OF MARIAN MCPARTLAND

TRIAL BY FIRE: LIVES REFORGED

MAGIC CAMP

HOT COFFEE*

AMERICAN TEEN

SYNC OR SWIM

WORD WARS

MY BROOKLYN

THE LOTTERY*

HENRY DAVID THOREAU: SURVEYOR OF THE SOUL

TRIPTYCH

THE STRANGEST TOWN IN ALASKA

TURNING POINT*

GIVE IT UP FOR TRUTH!

ALWAYS WITH THE HEART AND NEVER WITH THE BRAIN

THE WOMEN OF CHARLESTON: HATE WILL NOT WIN

THE DEVOTION PROJECT: BUILD YOUR WINGS*

DMT: THE SPIRIT MOLECULE*

CITY OF CHURCHES

BREAKING  BREAD

PORTRAITS OF FAITH

THE YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY

VATICAN II: INSIDE THE COUNCIL

SURVEILLANCE CITY

NICK KROLL: THANK YOU VERY COOL*

TAYLOR SWIFT: SPEAK NOW*

16 AND PREGNANT**

LIFE AFTER

SURROGATE STORIES

SANDHOGS

FAST CARS*

Ten Days That Unexpectedly Changed America:

     The Homestead Strike - BEHIND THE SCENES

Ten Days That Unexpectedly Changed America:

     When America Was Rocked - BEHIND THE SCENES

24 W/ VERA WANG**

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: GOOD TASTE IN ART

VERA WANG SHOW**

*  additional cinematography

** additional camera

works/reels

documentary

director of photography

SWIM TEAM

director: Lara Stolman

Argot Pictures, Woodland Park Productions

PBS - 30th season of POV


Best Feature Cinematography, Wales International Documentary Festival 2017

Nashville Public Television Human Spirit Award, Nashville Film Festival 2017

Ethos Award, SIMA (Social Impact Media Awards) 2017

Best Feature Documentary, AutFest 2017

Best Feature Documentary, Picture This Film Festival 2017

Audience Award Documentary Feature, Lighthouse International Film Festival 2017

Best New Jersey Film, Montclair Film Festival 2017

Best Sports Documentary, Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival 2016

Best New Jersey Film, Monmouth Film Festival 2016

Audience Choice Feature Winner, Monmouth Film Festival 2016

DOC NYC, Official Selection 2016

Napa Valley Film Festival, Official Selection 2016

Heartland Film Festival, Official Selection 2016

New Hampshire Film Festival, Official Selection 2016

Oxford Film Festival, Official Selection 2017

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Official Selection 2017

SXSWedu Conference & Festival 2017

Independent Film Festival Boston, Official Selection 2017

Reel Abilities Film Festival, Official Selection 2017

Riverrun International Film Festival, Official Selection 2017

Sarasota Film Festival, Official Selection 2017

Glasgow Film Festival, Official Selection 2017

Kansas City Film Festival, Official Selection 2017

Minneapolis St Paul International Film Festival, Official Selection 2017

Fargo Film Festival, Official Selection 2017

Green Mountain Film Festival, Official Selection 2017

San Diego Latino Film Festival, Official Selection 2017

American Film Showcase, Official Selection 2017

Berkshire International Film Festival, Official Selection 2017

Boulder International Film Festival, Official Selection 2017

Julien Dubuque International Film Festival, Official Selection 2017

Portland Youth Film Festival, Official Selection 2017

Berkshire International Film Festival, Official Selection 2017

Greenwich International Film Festival, Official Selection 2017

SF Docfest, Official Selection 2017

director of photography

IN GOOD TIME:

THE PIANO JAZZ OF MARIAN MCPARTLAND

director: Huey

Films by Huey


Manny Berlingo Best Feature Documentary Award, Garden State Film Festival 2012

Maine International Film Festival 2011

Sedona International Film Festival 2012

Green Mountain Film Festival 2012

Jazz 88' Reel Jazz Film Series 2012

Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival, Kennedy Center 2012

Rochester Jazz Festival 2012

cinematographer

THE SPACE IN BACK OF YOU   

director: Richard Rutkowski


Jury Award Nominee, Dance on Camera, Film Society Lincoln Center 2012

San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival 2012

Thessaloniki Doc Film Festival 2012

additional camera

20 FEET FROM STARDOM 

director: Morgan Neville

Tremolo Productions


Oscar Award Winner, Documentary, 2014

Grammy Award Winner, Best Music Film, 2015

Best Documentary, Independent Spirit Awards 2014

Sundance Film Festival Official Selection, Documentary, 2013

Best Edited Documentary, Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival 2013

Best Documentary, Black Film Critics Circle Award 2013

Outstanding Documentary, Black Reel Awards 2014

Best Documentary Feature, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award 2014

Best Documentary, Dallas-Fort Worth Critics Association Awards 2013

Best Documentary Feature, Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2013

Best Documentary, Iowa Film Critics 2014

Best Documentary, North Texas Film Critics Association 2013

Best Documentary, Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2013

Best Documentary Feature, Provincetown International Film Festival 2013

Special Jury Prize, RiverRun International Film Festival 2013

Audience Award, San Francisco International Film Festival 2013

Golden Space Needle Award, Seattle International Film Festival 2013

director of photography

HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO

director: Alexandra Shiva

Gidalya Pictures, Blumhouse

HBO


Peabody Award Winner, Documentary & Education, 2015

Audience Award, Full Frame Documentary Festival, 2015

Junior Juror Prize, Montclair Film Festival, 2015

Sundance Film Festival, Official Selection 2015, Documentary, World Premiere

Cinema Eye Honors, Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Filmmaking for Television Finalist 2016

AFI DOCS, Official Selection 2015

Nashville Film Festival Official Selection, Documentary, 2015

Philadelphia Film Society - In Focus: Docs by Women, 2015

Minneapolis St Paul International Film Festival, Official Selection 2015

Little Rock Film Festival, Official Selection 2015

Nantucket Film Festival, Official Selection 2015

Tilt Shift Festival, Official Selection 2015

deadCenter Film Festival, Official Selection 2015

Berkshire International Film Festival, Official Selection 2015

In Focus: Docs by Women @ Philadelphia Film Society 2015

Aspen Ideas Festival 2015

Melbourne International Film Festival 2015

Transatlantyk Festival, Warsaw, Poland 2015

Depot Docs 2015

Milwaukee Film Festival 2015

Hamptons International Film Festival 2015

Film Independent at LACMA 2015

Margaret Mead Film Festival 2015

Morelia Film Festival, Mexico 2015

Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival 2015

ReelAbilities: Boston Disabilities Film Festival 2016

MASS MOCA 2016

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director of photography

The Leprechaun's Wife 

director: Alexandra Shiva

producers: Alexandra Shiva, Bari Pearlman

Gidalya Pictures


Audience Award Winner, SF Shorts 2016

St Louis Film Festival 2016

The Leprechaun's Wife 

director: Alexandra Shiva

producers: Alexandra Shiva, Bari Pearlman

Gidalya Pictures


Audience Award Winner, SF Shorts 2016

St Louis Film Festival 2016

WINDSHIELD: A VANISHED VISION 

director: Elissa Brown


FLICKERS' Rhode Island International Film Festival, Official Selection 2016

Architecture & Design Film Festival, Official Selection 2016

American Documentary Film Festival, Official Selection 2017

Newport Beach Film Festival, Official Selection 2017

Copenhagen Architecture Festival, 2017

director of photography

SOLDIER ON: LIFE AFTER DEPLOYMENT  

director: Susan Sipprelle

Tree of Life Productions

PBS


San Francisco Veterans Film Festival, Official Selection 2016

additional cinematography

KIM DOTCOM: CAUGHT IN THE WEB 

director: Annie Goldson

Gravitas Ventures, Decoding Pictures Ltd.


SXSW, Official Selection 2017

HotDocs, Official Selection 2017

cinematographer

THE BUDDY SYSTEM

director: Megan Smith Harris

Pyewackitt Productions


Best Short Documentary, AutFest 2017

San Luis Obispo International Film Festival, Official Selection 2017

Ridgefield Independent Film Festival, Official Selection 2017

director of photography