Darren Joe Cinematographer


A San Francisco area native, Darren’s Emmy award winning cinematography work is informed from his background as a trained classical dancer, degree in video art and photography, and prior career as a Information Technology manager.

Concentrating in narrative and documentary, but also working in the television and commercial space, Darren has lensed films across the world; including the UK, France, and India. Films that he’s shot have been shown in festivals around the globe; including Sundance and Cannes Film Festival.

His most recent film, THE SUBJECT, was directed by Lanie Ziploy and stars Jason Biggs, Aunjanue Ellis, Anabelle Acosta and Carra Patterson

Whether it be narrative, documentary, music video, or commercial; Darren looks forward to collaborating with creative individuals to bring fresh and exciting experiences to the screen.

Darren currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.


+1 (949) 954-0063

Brooklyn, NY – Los Angeles, CA

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