MFA Candidate Irene Mercadal Albornoz Recieves Volker Bahnemann Award

Friday, Jun 10, 2022

Irene Mercadal Albornoz

Irene Mercadal Albornoz

Irene Mercadal Albornoz is the recipient of this year’s Volker Bahnemann Award for Outstanding Cinematography.

Irene Mercadal is a filmmaker from Talca, Chile, currently based in NYC, where she’s coursing her thesis year as a Film MFA candidate at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Irene has written, directed, and photographed numerous narrative short films and documentaries. Her work as a cinematographer has been shaped by her background in film aesthetics studies and documentary filmmaking, and ranges from comedy to observational documentary, with a variety of genres in between.

Read more about the award here.