Nisa East is an award winning camerawomxn & director from Australia, based in New Orleans.
She has directed and shot documentary, ethnography, music videos, and branded commercial work around the world. Picking up her camera for Solange Knowles, Preservation Hall, PBS, Pina Bausch foundation, Thrillist, Facebook, National Park Services and Krewe Du Optic.
As a filmmaker, she interested in exploring the aesthetics of personhood, and the boundaries between objective reality, imagination and “poetic” truth.
“Fact creates norms, and truth illumination.”
With a background in experimental film, Nisa also balances paid work with not-for-profit projects. She collaborates with artists, musicians & dancers that share the same curiosity for the world. These cross-disciplinary collaborations permeate her work, and her visual language draws from dance, music, theatre and visual arts of all mediums.
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