Hiro Narita

Visiting Faculty
Film Faculty

Hiro Narita has spent the past thirty-five years exploring the interaction of light, color and composition as carriers of emotion and story.  His work ranges from the small and experimental to the epic and commercial. A 1984 Fellow in Culture and Communication at the East-West Center, he lectures, mentors and juries widely for such institutions as the Sundance Institute, and the Hawaiian International Film Festival, Golden Eye in the Republic of Georgia. Recipient of many awards, he is a member of the American Society of Cinematographers and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.


  • BFA, San Francisco Art Institute