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SWIM TEAM (PBS)
Director of Photography

THIS IS HOME: A REFUGEE STORY (EPIX)
Director of Photography

HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO (HBO)
Director of Photography

Best Cinematography WIDF, SWIM TEAM

Christopher Award, SWIM TEAM

DuPont-Columbia Journalism Award, THIS IS HOME: A REFUGEE STORY

Audience Award, THIS IS HOME: A REFUGEE STORY
Sundance Film Festival, World Cinema Documentary

Peabody Award, HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO

Billie Award for Journalism, SYNC OR SWIM
Women's Sports Foundation

Personal Details

New York City

United States
English, Italian
1+917-647-9279

Work Details

 
Member

International Cinematographers Guild IATSE Local 600
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (Emmy Awards)
New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT)
International Collective of Female Cinematographers (ICFC)

Cinematographer

Director of photography Laela Kilbourn has accumulated documentary feature credits including Best Cinematography award winner SWIM TEAM, and seven Sundance competition premieres, such as DuPont-Columbia Journalism Award winner THIS IS HOME: A REFUGEE STORY; Peabody Award winner HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO; and Emmy-nominated WORD WARS. Her narrative work includes DEATH OF A FOOL, PARK SLOPE MOMS, and award-winning shorts JUNE WEDDINGS and BAR TALK. She was profiled in the ICG Magazine feature "Generation Next” and Indiewire's "8 More Female Cinematographers You Should Know About". She has worked on projects for HBO, FX, NBC, PBS, Netflix, Hulu, Epix, AMC, A&E, Amazon, TNT, TBS, Nick Jr., NickMom, ESPN, History, MTV, VH1, and WeTV. A member of the International Cinematographers Guild, NATAS, NYWIFT, and ICFC, she has served as a panelist on cinematography at Canon Creative Studio and DOCNYCPRO and as a guest speaker at The New School. She has a degree in social anthropology from Harvard University.