About

Carissa Henderson

Freelance Director of Photography based in Brooklyn. FAA licensed & insured drone pilot. Certified in Hostile Environment & First Aid Training. Film & TV BFA graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Conservationist. Adventurer.  三世.

NEW YORK TIMES: THE WEEKLY | VICE ON HBO | VICE NEWS TONIGHT | VICELAND | COMEDY CENTRAL | SAMSUNG | COLLABO | JIGSAW | LEFT/RIGHT | ONE HEALTH PRODUCTIONS | BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS | MONTICELLO PARK | 3RD RITUAL | NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

contact:

carissanhenderson@gmail.com

@carissahenderson

QUICK CV:

VICE 2014-present

  • VICE News Tonight on HBO: Staff DP. Shot over a hundred short documentaries for Emmy award-winning nightly news show, including breaking news, field packages, long-lead segments & studio pieces.

  • VICE on HBO: DP & drone pilot for Global Gag Rule, camera operator for GLAAD-nominated Trans Youth.

Comedy Central 2018

  • The Opposition with Jordan Klepper: camera op & drone pilot on Abortion Clinic segment, the final field package for the show.

The Rejectors 2018

  • Short film: camera op for a narrative short, directed by Lindsay Van Dyke, set in a Trumpian dystopia about a young man who joins a punk fight club, shot docu-verité style. Submitted to Sundance, SXSW.

Campfire Poetry 2018

  • Breton Afternoon & Secret Love: DP for two Campfire Poetry Movement videos featuring dancers interpreting a series of historic poems set to modern music.

Garden Sessions 2018

  • Live music video: DP & drone pilot for live music session for Gabe Goodman’s latest EP, shot in a one-shot continuous style and set in an East Village garden.

In Between: A Dance Film Series 2017

  • Prelude: DP for 1 segment of a 3-part experimental video using dance choreography and camera blocking to explore the fluidity and tension of human relationships. Recently premiered at Dixon Place Theater in lower Manhattan.