Sherri Kauk - Filmmakers Academy Mentor of Cinematography

Sherri Kauk


Sherri Kauk received her Bachelor of Science in Film & Photography from Ithaca College, Ithaca NY in 2005 and her MFA from the American Film Institute in 2007. Her work has taken her on-location to India, Egypt, Mozambique, Mexico and across the United States. Kauk won an Emmy for Outstanding Lighting Direction in 2019.

“I am drawn to everyday characters challenged to deeply understand themselves through confrontation with self and society. This character journey becomes my cinematography.”



Unscripted Camera Operating Playbook with cinematographer Sherri Kauk - Filmmakers Academy course poster