Out of the 250 top-grossing films of 2013, only 3% were shot by women. Only 3%! That’s 7.5 women out of 250 cinematographers.
Three is a measly percent, but the women who are that percent are ones to watch out for. The following are eight talented cinematographers you’ve probably never heard of, but remember these ladies and keep an eye out for their work.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (dir. Michel Gondry)
The Wrestler (dir. Darren Aronofsky)
Kill Your Darlings (dir.John Krokidas)
Sound of My Voice (dir. Zal Batmanglij)
Australia (dir. Baz Luhrmann)
Paranoid Park (dir. Gus Van Sant)
Sister (dir. Ursula Meier)
Holy Motors (dir. Leos Carax)