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eugene koh director of photography


2021 Oscar Nomination for Best Shorts - Feeling Through

2013 Nestor Almendros Award for

Excellence in Cinematography


2010 TishAsia Craft Award for Cinematography


Eugene was born and raised in South Korea. She obtained her Master of Fine Arts in Film Production, specializing in cinematography from NYU Tisch School of the Arts. In May 2021, she graduated from USC with an MBA in entertainment.

Eugene was a finalist in the Kodak Student Scholarship for her work on "The Sun Rising" and was nominated for Best Cinematography at the Singapore International Film Festival for the feature film "I Have Loved". Her most recent work, "Feeling Through" was nominated for Best Short at the Oscars.

Eugene produced "Teleglobal Dreamin'", which premiered and was a runner-up for the Best Narrative Short at SXSW. She also worked on the feature film "I Can I Will I Did," which won awards, including the Audience Choice Award at the 2017 AAIFF, and has been shown around the Film Festival circuit. 

For the short film "H'mong Sisters", shot in Vietnam, she was nominated for Best Cinematography at the 2012 Toronto Film Festival and won the Nestor Almendros Award for Excellence in Cinematography in 2013.

After working at Amazon Games Studio as a producer, developing TV programs, she is back in her freelance visual storytelling life producing animation and digital content.


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