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ABOUT

LA-based director of photography, Lidia works on narrative, documentary and commercial projects. Her visual style comes from years of documentary and news photography - her work has been published in The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Australian Financial Review, The Daily Telegraph, The Australian. She believes that thoughtfulness, authenticity and honesty are crucial to storytelling.

Lidia’s work was featured on Vimeo and Nowness, her films played at numerous festivals including Mill Valley International Film Festival, Palm Springs International Film Festival, Ashland Independent Film Festival and many more. She received several Best Cinematography awards for her film The Day That (2017). Her client list includes Netflix, COMPLEX, Vice, VICELAND, Spotify, and SSENSE.

She is a recipient of a prestigious American Film Institute Scholarship. She studied in NYU Tisch (USA), The University of Sydney (AUS) and got her MFA in Cinematography from AFI (USA).

Lidia is a member of ICFC, Cinematographers XX and WIM.