Episode 45 - Eric Branco


A native of New York City, Eric Branco attended The Bronx High School of Science and the School of Visual Arts before beginning his career in film. 

Branco has lensed several feature films including V/H/S (dir. Glenn McQuaid), EMERALD CITY (dir. Colin Broderick), and most recently, CLEMENCY (dir. Chinonye Chukwu), which took home the Grand Jury Prize at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. 

He has also shot numerous short films, such as NIGHT SHIFT (dir. Marshall Tyler), THE RIVER (dir. Sam Handel), MOTHS AND BUTTERFLIES (dir. Alfonso Johnson), and THE COMPOSITOR (dir. John Mattiuzzi), winner of a 2013 Student Academy Award.  

Branco's work has screened at festivals worldwide, including Sundance, TriBeCa, Slamdance and SXSW.  

He was recently named one of Variety's "10 Cinematographers to Watch" 2019.

Eric splits time between NYC and Los Angeles.  On days off, he can usually be found in the upper deck of Yankee Stadium with his wife and daughter.