Nausheen Dadabhoy



“People were saying, ‘we really want a woman for this job.’ I would just much rather that they were like, ‘You’re really good at your job, and we want a woman for this job.’”

MARCH 20, 2019

Nausheen Dadabhoy is a Pakistani-American cinematographer from Southern California. She has been a Director of Photography on a handful of documentary features and spent 9 years making her own film, The Ground Beneath Their Feet.

Nausheen was, at one time, the only female cinematographer in Pakistan, and she opens up about the challenges she faced working in a patriarchal environment. Nausheen also discusses why choosing the right collaborators and building a strong team is crucial to filmmaking.

Learn more about Nausheen at http://www.dpdadabhoy.com