Check out the latest Film Ireland Podcast where Gemma Creagh talks to Jaro Waldeck about filmmaking and her career in cinematography. Our Board Member, Jaro talks about learning her craft, training opportunities and getting into the industry.
Jaro is a DOP with Master of Arts in Cinematography from FAMU Prague and a Bachelor of Arts in Cinematography from Columbia College Chicago. She interned with Academy Award nominee Phedon Papamichael, ASC, and won several Best Cinematography Awards in Ireland and Scotland. Jaro has worked on projects ranging from short narrative and documentary films to music videos, TV documentaries and commercials and promos. She is a member of Czech Society of Cinematographers and a board member of Women in Film and Television Ireland.
As well as focusing on lighting and camera operating, Jaro has four years combined experience teaching cinematography and supervising student ﬁlm-shoots. Her skills and experience involve working with all modern digital semi-pro and fully professional cameras and workflows, 35mm and 16mm ﬁlm stocks and cameras, lighting and camera support equipment, colour corrections, location scouting, technical script analysis, storyboarding and shot list creation.
More information on her website www.jarowaldeck.com