Christopher Blauvelt

Christopher Blauvelt at the Sundance 2014 Awards Ceremony

Christopher Blauvelt is an American cinematographer, and a third generation film craftsman. Blauvelt started his career in the camera and electrical department under cinematographers Harris Savides, Christopher Doyle and Lance Acord. Despite striking out on his own, he continued to work with cinematographer and mentor Harris Savides until his sudden death from brain cancer.[1][2] Chris's continued work with Kelly Reichardt has garnered him an ICP Nomination in 2010 for his masterful work on Meek's Cutoff and best cinematography at the Valladolid International Film Festival for Night Moves. Chris' current film with Kelly Reichardt will debut in Fall of 2016. Chris shot Jeff Preiss directorial debut Low Down for producers Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa, which won the Dramatic Cinematography award at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Most recently he shot Indignation for director James Schamus.

Selected Filmography

Music Videos


In 2012, Variety hailed him as a "Cinematographer to Watch".[5] In 2013, Indiewire also listed him as a "Cinematographer to Watch".[6]


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