About

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Cybel Martin is an award winning Director of Photography for feature films, commercials and television programs.

Her films have premiered at Sundance, TriBeCa, Toronto and Berlin Film Festivals. She’s shot commercials for Timberland Apparel, Reebok, Sony and L’Oreal; tv programs for ABC, ESPN, Netflix, and BET. She’s been featured in Fader Magazine, American Cinematographer Magazine and in Fast Company. Cybel received her MFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and is a proud member of the International Cinematographers Guild.

Inspired to share her knowledge and career experiences, Cybel has participated in several film panels and lecture series. Her favorites include guest lecturer at the Psychiatry Department at Columbia University, Cinematography instructor for the Film Academy in Nigeria, Documentary Storytelling workshop in Belize, and contributor to blogs: Shadow and Act, Indiewire, Rewire and No Film School.

Résumé

TELEVISION


THE ROOKIE (Season 1) | ABC

Director of Photography (Double up/2nd Unit)

Prod: Mark Gordon, Alexi Hawley

FOR THE PEOPLE (Pilot, Season 1) | ABC

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Prod: Paul William Davies

NIGHT TRAIN WITH WYATT CENAC (Season 2) SEESO

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Dir: Wyatt Cenac | Prod: Whitney Berry

SHE’S GOTTA HAVE IT (Season 1) NETFLIX

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Dir: Spike Lee | Prod: Spike Lee

RODNEY KING (TV Special) NETFLIX

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Dir: Spike Lee | Prod: Spike Lee, Joseph Aliberti

I AM BRENT MORIN (TV Special) NETFLIX

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Dir: Lance Bangs | Prod: Brittney Segal

FEATURES

ORANGE BOW


Director of Photography

*Official Selection, Tribeca Film Festival 2005

Dir: Dee Rees | Prod: Nekisa Cooper

SANGAM


Director of Photography

*Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival 2004
Dir: Prashant Bhargava | Prod: Kerri-Ann McCalla, Lisa Cortes

MISS VIRGINIA


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Dir: Daniel Hanna | Prod: Stacey Parks, M. Elizabeth Hughes

TITLE VII


Director of Photography
Dir: Nicole Franklin | Prod: Lisa Durden, Emelyn Stuart

QUEEN OF GLORY


Director of Photography
Dir: Nana Mensah | Prod: Jamund Washington, Anya Migdal

THIS BITTER EARTH


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Dir: David Lee Rawling | Prod: Fatima Halim


FLORA’S GARMENT BURSTING INTO BLOOM


Director of Photography
Dir: Kevin Baggott | Prod: Sarah Pirozek