Zelmira Gainza


ZELMIRA GAINZA is a producer and cinematographer. She most recently shot OKAY BREATHE AURALEE (Sundance 2012) and BURN TO SEND (Nestor Almendros Award for Excellence in Cinematography 2012). She served as director/producer on THE POOL (Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay NYU First Run Festival 2011, National Board of Review Student Award). She has produced, directed and served as cinematographer on numerous shorts, documentaries, music videos and video art installations in New York, London, Germany, Burma, Argentina and Vietnam. Her photography has also been exhibited, most recently at the Dorotheum in Munich, Germany. She has a BA in Classics from Oxford University, an MA in Classics from Columbia University and an MFA in Film Production from NYU. She is currently based in New York.