Kirsten Johnson

Kirsten Johnson is a cinematographer and director. Her directorial feature debut, Cameraperson, premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, won numerous awards and was released theatrically by Janus Films to great acclaim. Her short film The Above premiered at 2015 New York Film Festival in the The Intercept’s Field of Vision launch. Her most recent camerawork appears in Oscar-winning Citizenfour and Very Semi-Serious. Her credits include The Invisible War, Asylum and Fahrenheit 9/11. She lives in New York City. (Photo by Kathy Leichter.)

Talks

The Best Moments of Winter 2017 on the Talkhouse Film Podcast

By Filmmakers | April 6, 2017

The Best Moments of Winter 2017 on the Talkhouse Film Podcast

For any and all coming out of hibernation, a bite-sized recap of the very best from the first three months of 2017's Talkhouse Film Podcast episodes.

Kirsten Johnson (Cameraperson) Talks with Agnès Varda for The Talkhouse Film Podcast

By Kirsten Johnson | March 14, 2017

Kirsten Johnson (Cameraperson) Talks with Agnès Varda for The Talkhouse Film Podcast

The two brilliant, colorful and irrepressible filmmakers sit down in a New York City gallery to discuss memory, time and artistic boundaries.