Michelle Kwong is a native New York cinematographer now based in Los Angeles. Her passion for visual imagery stemmed from her desire to convey, capture, and instill emotions that she previously couldn't do with words alone. Michelle's love for visual imagery began with her exploration of photography, which gradually grew into an interest in cinematography.
With a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in cinematography from Emerson College, Michelle has shot a wide range of content that include narrative short films, music videos, and commercials. Her work has garnered accolades and screened in film festivals around the country, including her college thesis film, Inside Boxes, being chosen as a finalist for the 2016 Cannes Short Film Corner.
Michelle is a proud member of the International Collective of Female Cinematographers (ICFC) and the AFI Cinematography Intensive for Women Class of 2019. She hopes to continue growing as a director of photography and creative artist through collaboration.