Ed Wu. Cinematographer. Classically-trained Violinist. Ultimate Frisbee Athlete. Cat lover. Ed Wu explores the world through the lens of his camera. He’s an honorary Hoosier from Long Island, NY, who transplanted to Los Angeles in search of uncovering and learning the magic behind visual storytelling.
Ed was recognized as one of the Rising Stars of Cinematography in the February 2017 issue of American Cinematographer. In 2016, he was also selected to be a part of Variety's Below-the-Line Impact Report - Up Next Category. His work on the film SLEIGHT was officially selected at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival garnering great reviews from critics. His cinematography has been awarded with selections and nominations at film festivals around the world including Clairmont-Ferrand Film Festival, London International Film Festival, Raindance, LA Film Festival, Rhode Island Film Festival, and many more.
Ed has had the good fortune to shoot in the majority of states across America as well as different parts of the world including Iceland, China, and India. He was selected as a cinematography fellow for Film Independent's signature diversity program: Project Involve in 2015.
To refine his craft, Ed was accepted to study at the prestigious American Film Institute, receiving an MFA in Cinematography. Through his experiences as a cinematographer and wanderer of the world, he's seen the power of an image and constantly continues to search for the perfect frame to tell the story.