Michelle Kwong is a native New York cinematographer and photographer 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.
After graduating from Emerson College with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in cinematography and a minor in photography in 2015, Michelle has not only worked on professional film sets ranging from feature films to commercials, but she has also shot several short films that have garnered accolades in several film festivals around the country. This includes her college thesis film, Inside Boxes, being chosen as a finalist for the 2016 Cannes Short Film Corner.
Michelle has worked in a variety of genres within film and television as a camera assistant and has served as the director of photography for several short films, music videos, commercials, and corporate videos. Michelle hopes to continue growing as a director of photography and creative artist through collaboration.