Documentary Filmmaker & Cinematographer

About

Luisa Conlon is a documentary filmmaker and cinematographer based in Los Angeles.

She recently completed her Masters in Journalism at UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, PBS NewsHour, NPR, StoryCorps, the San Francisco Chronicle. Her short documentary Leaving Iraq for a Life in America (co-directed with Hanna Miller and Lacy Jane Roberts) was featured in THE ATLANTIC SELECTS, a series of short films curated by The Atlantic Magazine

Luisa’s work has been supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, The Filmmaker Fund and Canon. She is a recipient of the Jerry Jensen Overall Graduate Scholarship Award from the NATAS NorCal Branch, the 2016 Robert Whittington Award for Exceptional Reporting from UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism, and the Mark of Excellence Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists.

She has been a member of the Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective since 2012.

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