CARISSA HENDERSON is a BFA graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and a freelance documentary Director of Photography based in Brooklyn but often elsewhere. After spending the past several years traveling the U.S. & abroad shooting over a hundred documentary shorts as a staff DP for VICE on HBO’s Emmy award-winning nightly news show, Carissa transitioned to freelance in the spring of 2018 and has since been working on The New York Times’ new show The Weekly on FX & Hulu, as well as an upcoming Netflix doc series currently in production with Zero Point Zero, and a feature-length conservation film in development for One Health Productions, to name a few. Carissa owns all her equipment, including the gear to run sound and fly drones, for which she is FAA certified.