HAWAIʻI / NEW YORK
Kristin Kouke is a cinematographer whose work has screened around the world, at festivals such as the Durban International Film Festival, the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Slamdance, and SXSW. Her film work has also been featured on 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, her film career began in Hawaiʻi and it has since taken her to Shanghai, France, the Cook Islands, Egypt, and now to New York as a graduate film student of NYU Tisch School of the Arts, where she is specializing in cinematography.
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