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KADRI KOOP is an Estonian director, cinematographer and photographer based in Los Angeles. 


She is a graduate of Stanford University ('16) and The American Film Institute ('20) where she was respectively trained in documentary film directing and narrative cinematography.  


Dividing time between her personal practice and teaching, Kadri has taught cinematography and documentary film at Stanford, San Francisco Art Institute, and UCLA extensions. 


Nominated by the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) for the ASC Heritage Award and also the Student Emmy's for her narrative cinematography on SPACESHIP, her work won the Gotham Award and subsequently gained distribution by Focus Features. 

"On The Line: The Richard Williams Story," a feature documentary about the legendary tennis coach and father of Serena and Venus Williams, lensed by Kadri, premiered at Tribeca Film Festival in 2022. Her most recent documentary work is "The House of Kardashian," a Peacock Original mini-series chronicling the rise to fame of one of the most scandalous American families. Both are globally distributed by Fremantle. 


When Kadri is not making films, she is taking photos. Her images have been featured in Elle, Vogue, and other publications.  


As a multidisciplinary artist, Kadri is always looking for new ways to create and connect. Her collaboration with LA-based musical group Dolfiin Alexander & Okinawa-based Tetsutarou Kimura is set to release under Perpetual Doom and Specific Northwest in 2024. 

I'M EXPECTING, a narrative short film, starring Jessica K. Park, and written and directed by Kadri, is part of this year's SFC Rendez-vous Industry forum at Cannes Film Festival. 

Kadri is the recipient of the 2024 Angénieux Special Encouragement Award  at Cannes film festival. 

Represented in the US and Europe by NEER.


Chandra Feltus 

+(646) 712-0626

Malin Stenborg 

+1 (310) 890-3221 

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