After earning a MA in cinematography from Institute of Media Arts (Belgium) in 2013, Caroline Guimbal started to work as a director of photography for documentaries and fictional films. She focuses her work on encountering and seeking new languages to shoot in an intimate way.
She recently collaborated with Alexandra Kandy Longuet on the film Vacancy, that won an award for Best World Documentary Film in 2018 Jihlava IDFF, and worked together with Annick Ghijzelings on the film Ma’ohi Nui, In the Heart of the Ocean My Country Lies that was selected for the Berlinale and won the Special Mention Award for Best Cinematography at the Sole Luna Festival in 2018.
She has also filmed, among others, Karima Saidï’s A Way Home, Alexandra Kandy Longuet’s Chasser les Dragons, Emanuelle Nicot’s À l’Arraché and Veronika Glasunowa & Lukasz Lakomy’s Long Echoes.
Between 2018 and 2020, they made with Lea Tonnaire a feature-length documentary film in Kiev called “It’s night outside” in which they have filmed close relatives experiencing a period of big change in their life.