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Ferne Pearlstein

Ferne Pearlstein is a prize-winning cinematographer, writer, director, and editor whose work has won numerous awards and been screened and broadcast around the world. Her most recent documentary, The Last Laugh-which she directed, produced, photographed, and edited-had its world premiere at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, beginning a run of over a... See full bio »

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Known For

Sumo East and West Cinematographer
The Last Laugh Cinematographer
Independent Lens Cinematographer


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 2016/I The Last Laugh (Documentary) (director of photography)
 2011 Poetry of Resilience (Documentary short)
 2011 Skydancer (Documentary)
 2010 Mosquito (Short)
 2010 Freakonomics (Documentary)
 2008 Behind the Glass (Documentary short)
 2007 The Suzy Prophecy (Short)
 2005 Easter Sunday (Short)
 2004 The Difference (Video documentary short) (director of photography)
 2004 Mustafa (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 Big Enough (Documentary)
 2003 Imelda
  Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (1 episode, 2003) (director of photography - 1 episode, 2003)
- Imelda (2003) ... (director of photography)
 2003 Sumo East and West (Documentary)
 2003 Thunder in Guyana (Documentary)
 2002 Underground Zero (Documentary) (segment "Voice of the Prophet")
 2002 The Voice of the Prophet (Documentary short)
 2000 Pleasures of Urban Decay (Documentary short)
 1998 Secret People (Documentary)
 1996 In Harm's Way (Documentary short)
 1996 The Church of Saint Coltrane (TV Movie)
 1995 To Meet the Elephant (Documentary short)
 1994 The Minors (Short)
 1993 Raising Nicholas (Documentary short)
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Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (9 credits)
Show Show Editor (10 credits)
Show Show Director (8 credits)
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (2 credits)
Show Show Editorial department (2 credits)
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