Henrik A. Meyer found himself drawn to the camera at the age of 10 when he first started taking pictures, which turned into a lifelong passion for photography. Mr. Meyer took his first cinematography course at age 21, and he loved it so much that he moved to the USA in 1996, where he worked at Panavision LA and completed further cinematography courses. In 2010, he graduated from film school in New York City and received a diploma in Cinematography.
Mr. Meyer has collaborated closely with some of the most talented, award-winning cinematographers and directors in Denmark. In over 15 years as a 1st AC, he has worked on three International Emmy® Award-winning series, including UNIT 1 and FORSVAR with acclaimed director Niels Arden Oplev (director of THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, Swedish version). His extensive experience as a 1st AC allowed him to learn many skills that he holds today as a director of photography.
Mr. Meyer´s career as freelance cinematographer has encompassed narrative features, shorts, documentaries, music videos and commercials. MEDICINE MEN won 4 awards of excellence, was an official selection for the Short Film Corner 2012 at Festival de Cannes, and has played in festivals around the world. CIGARETTE was selected for several festivals around the world. Mr. Meyer is also an accomplished still photographer, and has traveled around the globe to 36 countries and has won awards for his travel photography.
Status: Permanent Resident/Green Card Holder
Henrik A. Meyers Photographer website (English): www.picturelagoon.com
Henrik A. Meyers fotograf hjemmeside (Danish): www.billedrejsen.dk