Jih-E Peng


Lecturer Continuing and Professional Studies jpeng16@pratt.edu 212.647.7199 p Manhattan Campus, Manhattan 2

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Jih-E Peng is a Taiwanese cinematographer based in the United States. Selected credits include THE LIGHT AND THE LITTLE GIRL (Toronto International Film Festival, BAM, BFI Future Film, Short of the Week), TOURISTS (Montclair Film Festival, Nantucket Film Festival, CAAM Film Festival), GOING PLACES (pilot selected for the 2017 Sundance New Voices Lab), HURRICANE BIANCA 2: FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE (distributed by Wolfe and starring Roy Haylock, Rachel Dratch, Wanda Sykes, and Janeane Garofolo), and FAMILY GATHERING, starring Sharon Omi (Modern Family, Chicago Hope), Ken Narasaki (The Young and the Restless, Hawaii Five-O), and Keiko Agena (Gilmore Girls). Nonfiction credits include a feature length film entitled 回光返照/THE LIGHT OF THE SETTING SUN (in post-production, a finalist for the SFFILM/Catapult Doc Development Fund and nominated for Sundance Docs in Development), a New York Times documentary on sexual assault in ICE detention centers (front page of the New York Times), and a film for The Leading Strand, a TED Residency project combining neuroscience and various art forms. Commercial and music video credits include work for Lake Street Dive, Ally Bank, Thom Browne, Hewlett-Packard, Marriott, Advil, and more. She graduated from the American Film Institute's MFA program in cinematography and is a member of the ICFC and NYWIFT.