Barbie Leung is a New York based Cinematographer + Camera Operator working in film, music video, commercials and branded content. She’s a member of the ICFC (International Collective of Female Cinematographers), and an associate member of the SOC (Society of Camera Operators). She filmed with Dir. Cynthia Lowen on the feature documentary NETIZENS which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival 2018, and with Dir. Amy Adrion on HALF THE PICTURE (Sundance, SXSW 2018). Barbie's notable narrative work includes the award winning short thriller, DISFORIA (Outfest, Newfest, Newport Beach Film Festival 2018) and Slamdance Best Short Screenplay winner, CRYBABY (Dir. Solomon Gray).
Working across narrative genres and visual styles, she recently completed photography on comedy SUCH A DEAL (Dir. Dionna McMillian), family drama TELL BY DATE (dir. Sarah Ball), and Sara Kendall's lush music video, COMPLY.
Commercial clients include Red Bull, Facebook, Avon, Uber, and Lyft.
She has also shot pieces for Vice, Condé Nast, and Refinery29.
She lives in Queens, NY with her partner of 15 years and in her free time curates her dog’s Instagram account.