HAWAIʻI / NEW YORK
KRISTIN KOUKE is a cinematographer whose work has screened around the world, at festivals such as Slamdance, SXSW, the Durban International Film Festival, and the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.
Selected as a finalist for the 2018 ARRI Volker Bahnemann Award for Outstanding Cinematography, her film work has also been featured on Vice’s i-D, as well as screened at the Smithsonian National Museum along with her photographic work as a featured contributor to the Smithsonian Institute’s Asian Pacific American Center’s A Day in the Life project.
Born and raised in Kailua, Hawaiʻi, her film career has since taken her to China, France, the Cook Islands, Egypt, and currently New York, where she earned her MFA from New York University’s Graduate Film Program.
NYU Tisch School of the Arts / Cinematography & Directing / MFA 2019
University of Hawai'i at Mānoa / Creative Media / BA 2012
Finalist for the ARRI Volker Bahnemann Award for Outstanding Cinematography, 2018
Featured contributor to the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center's curated exhibition: A Day in the Life of Asian Pacific America, 2014