• Topher Osborn is a Los Angeles based Director of Photography and a Southern California native. He studied cinematography at UCLA’s MFA film production program.

    Topher has had experiences working as a Director of Photography  in West Africa, the United Kingdom, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico and throughout the United States. He has developed the ability to work effectively with international production teams in a broad range of environments. He has shot over forty shorts, several documentary and narrative features. He has photographed content for networks including HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central, Fox news, and Warner Bros. music division.

    Topher has had three films in competition at Sundance and has collaborated many emerging international filmmakers.  In 2011, the documentary  African Election competed in the World Documentary Section at Sundance, and was nominated for Best Documentary at the Independent Spirit Awards. His latest film, "Dear White People" will be included in the 2014 Dramatic Narrative Feature competition.  Topher is a member of IATSE local 600.


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