Carissa Dorson is a Los Angeles based cinematographer originally from Silver Spring, Maryland. Her love for cinematography developed during her years in film school at Florida State University. Carissa is immersed in the comedy community and shoots sketches for CollegeHumor, Funny Or Die, Nerdist, and UCB Digital, as well as commercials, short films, and dance films. She most enjoys using the camera to tell real, character-driven and relatable stories. She also hones her visual storytelling skills through 35mm and medium format portrait photography. When Carissa is not filming, she loves playing Ultimate Frisbee and taking improv classes at UCB.