Norbert Shieh

Los Angeles, CA

Norbert Shieh is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker/cinematographer. His films have screened in festivals and venues such as the New York Film Festival, REDCAT, Antimatter Film Festival, and the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. In addition, Shieh has shot more than twenty short films as a director of photography; these projects have been exhibited in venues such as the LACMA and the Centre Pompidou, Paris. He received an MFA in Film and Video at the California Institute of the Arts. Shieh was a recent Creative Capital grantee for his upcoming feature-length project, “Preserves,” to be in production Fall/Winter 2012.

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The Electric Embrace

(Norbert Shieh, 2011)

This silent hand-processed and optically printed film shifts like an electric current between positive and negative spaces to examine the electric pylons by the Los Angeles River. The geometric and...