Bio

Sherri Kauk (b. Ohio, USA) received her Bachelor of Science in Film & Photography from Ithaca College, Ithaca NY in 2005 and her MFA from the American Film Institute, Los Angeles, USA in 2007.

Her work has taken her on-location to India, Egypt, Mozambique, Mexico and across the United States.

"I am drawn to everyday characters challenged to deeply understand themselves thru confrontation with self and society. This character journey becomes my cinematography."

Press

Of Note

  • Official Selection: Cannes Short Film Corner - 'Honey & Clover'
  • Official Selection: Dances with Films  - 'Honey & Clover', 'Vinyl Nation'
  • Emmy Winner - Outstanding Lighting Direction, 2019
  • Nominated: Best Feature Film Guadalajara International Film Festival, LOEV
  • Winner: Audience Award, Frameline International Film Festival, LOEV 
  • Nominated: Grand Jury Prize Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, LOEV
  • Nominated: International Grand Prize Competition Jeonju Film Festival LOEV
  • Official Selection: Audience Award SXSW Film Festival, LOEV
  • Winner: Audience Award The Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival, LOEV
  • Nominated: Best Documentary St. Louis International Film Festival, In the Turn
  • Nominated: Best Documentary BFI Flare In the Turn
  • Nominated: First Feature CompetitionTallinn Black Nights Film Festival LOEV
  • Winner: Audience Choice Award Kansas City Film Festival, In the Turn
  • Winner: Audience Choice Best Documentary Chicago Reeling Film Festival, In the Turn
  • Winner: Best Feature Film Atlanta Film Festival, In the Turn
  • Winner: Freedom Award FilmOut San Diego, In the Turn
  • Winner: Jury Prize Freedom Awards Filmout San Diego, In the Turn
  • Winner: Best Foreign Language Short Film Madrid International Film Festival, Pain Staking
  • Winner: Best Short FilmTenerife International Film Festival, Pain Staking
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