Autumn Eakin turned her years of working under Maryse Alberti (The Wrestler, Velvet Goldmine, Creed) and Vanja Cernjul (30 Rock, Orange Is The New Black, The Deuce) into an artful resourcefulness she uses in her narrative and documentary filmmaking. The Light of the Moon by Jessica M. Thompson had its World Premiere in Narrative Competition at SXSW 2017 to rave reviews and was the winner of the Audience Award. Feature documentaries Mavis! (HBO) and No Le Digas A Nadie (Don't Tell Anyone) (PBS POV) both went on to win Peabody Awards. She has also shot projects for Netflix, The History Channel, NBC, Hulu, Northface, Ogilvy & Mather, AT&T and many more over her 12 years as an IATSE Local 600 member.
She has shot for acclaimed directors Liz Garbus, Jessica Edwards, Elizabeth Chai, Amy Berg, and Alex Gibney. Presently she is in post on Netflix's Someone Great starring Gina Rodriguez, Dewanda Wise, Brittany Snow and Lakeith Stanfield. The HBO pilot Lenny (Orgasmic Meditation) premiered at Sundance 2018 and is set to air in 2019. The Tribeca Through Her Lens project Wig Shop with Kat Coiro premiered at the Hamptons Film Festival. We Win with Michael Stahl-David premiered at SXSW 2018 and Like Salt with Darine Hotait opened the 2018 Marfa Film Festival. She is currently in production on the doc features The Kids Are Not Alright with Peabody Award winning director Mikaela Shwer, Hard Hatted Woman with Lorien Barlow and The Actor Known as Burt Young and Project XQ with award winning directors Raymond De Felitta and Lee Hirsch. In production for Can You Keep A Secret? with Elise Duran and BCDF Films based on the New York Times Best Selling novel by Sophie Kinsella.
Autumn is also the forming member of the site Cinematographers XX, a respected hiring resource of experienced female identified DPs. The group has been profiled in The New York Times, BUST, and The Washington Post. She now divides her time between New York, Los Angeles, and wherever the next job is.
|| Netflix's SOMEONE GREAT has wrapped principal photography in NYC starring Gina Rodriguez, Lakeith Stanfield, Brittany Snow and Dewanda Wise!
|| WE WIN starring William Jackson Harper and Ana Nogueria premiered at SXSW 2018!
|| EVERY ACT OF LIFE premiered at Tribeca FF 2018 and will be distributed through THE ORCHARD. Now Available!
|| THEY FIGHT is in theatres and on air nationwide Nov 2018!
|| MAVIS! documentary won over audiences at SXSW, HOT DOCS, FULL FRAME & others! Premiered on HBO and winner of a Peabody Award!