Director of Photography / Cinematographer
Brooklyn, NY Member since March 2019
Mimi d’Autremont is a documentary filmmaker and photographer based in Brooklyn, NY. Recent projects include a short documentary (stills and video) for a medical NGO that completed a surgical mission to Uganda; an in-progress documentary about the relationship between rats and humans in New York City; Director of Photography work for the Netflix and Vox series Explained; and her graduate thesis documentary about the world's only Deaf and Hard of Hearing collegiate football team in Washington, DC, which is currently streaming on PBS. While completing her masters degree, Mimi traveled to Morocco and Spain as part of a commission between the Corcoran and the U.S. Department of State, telling stories about U.S. Diplomats living and working abroad for the United States Diplomacy Center and Museum. Her work has been displayed and screened across the country, including numerous film festivals, the Smithsonian, the Corcoran Gallery, Gallaudet University, the World Bank, and Vehicle Magazine, among others. In addition to her documentary work, Mimi works within the commercial, advertising and editorial photography and film space in New York both shooting and lighting for clients including UnderArmour, Puma, Tiffany & Co., and Food Network, among others. Mimi has experience teaching photo and video to high school-aged students through Putney Student Travel and National Geographic Student Expeditions, leading workshops in both Massachusetts and Yellowstone National Park. Mimi is a Mountain Workshops alum, as well as a member of NPPA, WPOW, FFR and Women Photograph. Mimi holds an MA in New Media Photojournalism from the Corcoran School of the Arts & Design at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C.