Lara Aqel is an Arab-American cinematographer and filmmaker. She has shot features, short films, documentaries, and commercials worldwide.
A passionate visual storyteller, Lara is committed to moving audiences with imagery that is grounded in character, story, emotion, and a sense of place. Her favorite moments behind the camera have always included capturing - and staying out of the way of - truthful performances. She wouldn't trade her time behind the viewfinder for anything in the world.
These days, Lara is looking for creative challenges, ambitious directors, and opportunities to play with genre!