茱德‧奧文頓 Judd Overton簡介
Judd Overton is an Australian Director of Photography based in Los Angeles.
A graduate of Australia’s National Film School AFTRS, Judd has over 20 years experience in the film and television industry and his cinematography has been awarded and nominated internationally including;
The Academy Awards, Berlinale, Camerimage and Australian Academy (AACTA) and Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS).
Recent feature film work includes AD ASTRA additional photography for Brad Pitt’s Plan B and in television Overton has shot 4 seasons of the celebrated Comedy NO ACTIVITY for CBS All Access. The series features appearances by a who's who of today's hottest comedic talent including Will Ferrell, Amy Schumer, Tim Meadows, Bob Odenkirk, Jessica Alba and Oscar Winner J.K. Simmons. It is produced by Adam McKay and Will Ferrell with Funny or Die.
Judd’s AACTA Winning project THAT SUGAR FILM is Australia’s highest grossing documentary of all time and is distributed by Samuel Goldwyn and STORIES OF AUSTRALIAN CINEMA was nominated for the 2018 International Emmy.
Hailing from the Birdsville Track in the Far North of South Australia, raised in the driest permanently inhabited place on earth may seem a lifetime away from a career in the film industry however the harsh red landscape and limitless horizons of central Australia influenced Overton from an early age.
Judd merges bold cinematic framing with a collaborative nature and strong focus on visual storytelling. His on set attentiveness results in a talent for ‘shooting from the hip’ which is further complimented through dramatic lighting as well as Judd’s calming leadership on large scale productions.
IndieWire praised Overton's work on NO ACTIVITY, mentioning his “exquisite shots”.
The LA Times called the show "'Waiting for Godot' as a police procedural".
Judd’s comedic chops also on show in Netflix’s THE LETDOWN, in 250 countries worldwide. Creators Bell and Scheller praise Overton's work;
"He’s meticulous, extremely patient and adaptable. He's got a cinematic eye and a calm, determined approach to getting the shot."
In addition, Overton has photographed hundreds of television commercials for companies and directors around the world. Clients include; Audi, Toyota, Hyundai, Converse, McDonalds, Motorola, Master Card, Vodaphone, Jacobs Creek, G Star.