Carmen Hilbert is an emerging cinematographer from Austin, TX.
Formerly a student of neuroscience, she brings an awe of the natural world and exacting technological rigor to her work. She completed her degree in Radio Television and Film at the University of Texas at Austin, where her work on Brittany Reeber's "Psycho Billy" garnered her an ASC Student Heritage Award nomination.
Her leadership, technical abilities, and eye for lighting are informed by years' work in the grip and electric departments. She has directed photography for shorts and music videos that have screened at festivals across the country and internationally, as well as commercial projects for clients including New York Fashion Week, Lake Flato Architects, and Southwest Airlines. In addition, her work on the double-feature experimental musical "Art Fair Fever" by celebrated painter Mark Flood has been exhibited at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. Most recently she’s completed principal photography for the Austin Film Society Grant -supported feature "Shoot the Moon Right Between the Eyes" by Graham Carter, as well a feature-length double-projection dance film titled “Look for Me” by Lucy Kerr, commissioned by Mono No Aware for the Center for Performance Research in Brooklyn, NY.