Quyen Tran
Cinematographer / IATSE 600
Features
The Night Stalker dir. Megan Griffiths Narrative / Alexa
Behold my Heart dir. Joshua Leonard Narrative / Alexa
The Little Hours dir. Jeff Baena Narrative / Amira
Deidra & Laney Rob A Train dir. Sydney Freeland Narrative / Red Dragon
Pali Road Dir. Jonathan Lim Narrative / Alexa
Off the Menu Dir. Grace Lee Doc / HD
To The Moon & Back Dir. Susan Morgan Cooper Doc / HD
The Automatic Hate Dir. Justin Lerner Narrative / Alexa
American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs Dir. Grace Lee Doc/HD
Free Ride Dir. Shana Sosin Narrative / Alexa
Mulberry Child Dir. Susan Morgan Cooper Doc / Red/5D (China)
Troublemaker Dir. Geeta Malik Narrative / Red One
Girlfriend Dir. Justin Lerner Narrative / Red One
Bag of Hammers Dir. Brian Crano Narrative / Red One
The People I've Slept With Dir. Quentin Lee Narrative / Red One
16 to Life Dir. Becky Smith Narrative / Sony F900
Vietnam Overtures Dir. Stephane Gauger Doc / HD (Vietnam)
Kingship Dir. Julien Favre Doc / HD (Thailand)
Shorts
Smilf
Winner, Jury award for Sundance Shorts
Dir. Frankie Shaw HD
Keystone Dir. Brandon Fayette Alexa / Anamorphic
Noel Dir. Joseph Holt Red Epic
The Learning Curve Dir. Phil McCarty Red Epic
Whispers Dir. George Ratliff Red Epic
The Empty Space in Between Dir. Maria Tornberg Red One
The Waiting Room Dir. Katharine O'Brien' HD
Imaginary Bitches
Emmy Nomination
Dir. Andrew Miller HD
The Fence Dir. Matt Silas HD
Monkey Dir. Yoshie Suzuki 35mm
Joburg Dir. Thabo Wolfaardt Super 16 (South Africa)
Beast Dir. Geeta Malik Super 16
Chinese Dumplings Dir. Michelle Hung 35mm
A Watermelon Seed Dir. Miqi Huang 16mm
Hurricane Party Dir. AP Gonzalez Super 16
Maggie's Not Here Dir. Justin Lerner Super 16
Swallow Dir. Emily Taylor-Mortorff 16mm
Echostop Dir. Justin Lerner 16mm
Festivals include Sundance, Toronto, Telluride, Tribeca, SXSW, among others.


Photography
  • Photos have appeared in the New York Times, USA Today, New York Post, New York Daily News, Dateline NBC, HBO’s In Memoriam, BBC, CNN International News, PBS, Sacramento Bee, The Age (Australia), Scientific American, Variety, TV Guide, among others.
  • Nominated for the World Press Photo Award
  • Darkroom proficiency: color, fiber, black & white, 35mm, medium format
AWARDS & HONORS
  • Best Cinematography UCLA Spotlight: 2008, 2007, 2006
  • Best Feature Cinematography – Wild Rose Film Festival
  • Federico de Laurentiis Memorial Scholarship
  • National Theater Goers Alliance Scholarship
OTHER
  • Bilingual—English and Vietnamese; intermediate fluency in German and Italian
  • Musical arranger, flautist, athlete, cook, baker, gardener, martial artist