Julia Swain is a cinematographer based out of Southern California who holds an MFA in Cinematography from the prestigious UCLA School of Theater, Film & Television. During her graduate study, Julia shot countless narrative films, including the feature Killing Animals by James Franco, was awarded multiple awards such as the Women in Film Foundation / Loreen Arbus Fellowship in Cinematography and shot the winning Sprite Films ad, which earned nationwide distribution on a multitude of platforms. The See You Soon (Michael Brun) music video Julia shot made MTV’s #1 top new video summer of 2015. She has had other work air on networks such as VH1, ESPN, and Adult Swim. She also recently directed and shot a feature documentary highlighting some of the top female cinematographers, which is set to premiere late 2016. Julia has served as DP on multiple features, and continues to shoot on a variety of formats, consistently seeking to create compelling visuals for every story and brand.