Teacher Profile

Bradford Young, ASC


A multiple award-winner for Cinematography at the Sundance Festival, Bradford is one of the youngest members of the ASC. His unique visual style and perspective has contributed to many award-winning films, including: Arrival

2017 Nominee Oscar, Best Achievement in Cinematography (Bradford Young becomes the first African American to be nominated in this category), Nominee BAFTA Film Award, Best Cinematography, Nominee ASC Award, Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases, Nominee Golden Frog and Winner Silver Frog, Main Competition, Arrival

2015 Nominee Independent Spirit Award, Best Cinematography, Selma

2013 Winner Cinematography Award, Dramatic, Ain't Them Bodies Saints and Mother of George

2011 Winner Cinematography Award, Dramatic, Pariah