Cinematographer Ari Wegner to Receive TIFF Variety Artisan Award – Alexandra Heller-Nicholas reports

Although not quite a household name, Ari Wegner, the celebrated Australian cinematographer has just been announced as the recipient of the TIFF Variety Artisan Award at this year’s TIFF Tribute Awards speaks of just how respected she is in the industry itself. With one of her most recent projects – Janicza Bravo’s Zola – premiering at Sundance earlier this year and picked up by prestigious distributor A24, the calibre of Wegner’s work largely speaks for itself, with her films screening internationally at big-name festivals including Cannes, Locarno, Berlin, Rotterdam and Tribeca.

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