With a 30 year career as a cinematographer, Amy Vincent is a leader and a pioneer among women in cinematography. Amy Vincent was recipient of the Women in Film Kodak Vision award in 2001. She was invited to join the American Society of Cinematographers in 2002. Ms. Vincent received an invitation to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2004. A year later, her work on ‘Hustle and Flow’ won the Sundance Film Festival award for cinematography.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Vincent entered the industry as an assistant editor, and made the move to the camera department, working her way up as an assistant and operator. Her feature credits include Black Snake Moan, Hustle and Flow, the 2011 remake of Footloose for director Craig Brewer, director Paul Scheuring’s The Experiment and Eve’s Bayou for director Kasi Lemmons, which received a Golden Satellite nomination for Best Cinematography.
Amy has also served as Director of Photography on many Second Unit / Visual Effects shoots including Lemony Snicket’s Series of Unfortunate Events, Bewitched, Biker Boyz, The Zookeeper, I Heart Huckabees, and Gridlock’d.
In addition to her feature credits, Vincent has photographed numerous television pilots including Upload for Amazon and director Greg Daniels, Eastbound and Down, Wayward Pines and Downward Dog, and FX Network’s Legion.
In addition to photographing feature films and streaming content, Amy is a devoted educator and an advocate for diversity and inclusion across all cinematic disciplines. She actively participates in mentorship, training, and education through the International Cinematographers Guild, and currently serves as 1st Vice President of the American Society of Cinematographers where she chairs the ASC Future Practices committee.