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Women Who Made History In The Film Industry: Rachel Morrison

Posted by Kim Moseman on March 9, 2021

In honor of Women’s History Month, we at Crews Control would like to showcase some of the groundbreaking women who have broken barriers and made history within the video and film industry. Women have been an intracule part of cinema since it’s early origins, but history is still being made in the present day by some amazing women. In this blog, we would like to highlight the accomplishments of cinematographer, Rachel Morrison.

Rachel Morrison was born on April 27, 1978 in Massachusetts. She attended New York University where she completed a double major in film and photography. She decided to focus on cinematography. Morrison then began her career in television, working on series and telefilms for a number of networks.

She is best known for the films “Fruitvale Station” (2013), “Cake” (2014), “Dope” (2015) and “Mudbound” (2017). Morrison also served as cinematographer for Marvel’s “Black Panther” (2018). For her work on “Mudbound”, she earned a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Cinematography, making her the first woman ever recognized in that category.

You can check out our other posts for the groundbreaking women who have made history in the film industry on Blog Central. And if you’d like to learn more about the new services we are offering here at Crews Control or discuss your next great video shoot, contact your production manager or click here to fill out our free quote form.  

About Kim Moseman

Kim is Crews Control’s social media butterfly….she writes, she captures, she tweets, she blogs, she posts, and she gets lots of love from our Crews Control followers, fans, viewers and visitors. A proud Seagull of Salisbury University where she studied Communication Arts (with a focus in Journalism and Public Relations) Kim brings her high energy and smooth yoga moves to the Crews Control family. In her free time she can be found running- even though she hates it- spending time with her family and dog, and road-tripping around the country with her friends.

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