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 Carmen Cabana teaches cinematography workshops around the world as well as empowerment talks.


   Her past appearances include:

   UCLA: Summer speaker sessions (Los Angeles 2021)

   UCLA: Summer speaker sessions (Los Angeles 2020) 

   UCLA: Guest speaker: The Art of Available Lighting (Los Angeles 2020)

   UTA Artist Talks: A Conversation with Cinematographers Carmen Cabana and Paula Huidrobo moderated by Maria Prieto (2020)

   The 9th Annual Masters in Motion Film Conference Speaker series and Lighting Workshop (Austin-Texas 2019)

   Erman Baradi's Industry Panel (Los Angeles 2019)

   Nerd Girl Nation Interview (Los Angeles 2019)

   LITEPANEL/ADORAMA "Gemini" workshop (New York 2019).

   The 8th Annual Masters in Motion Film Conference Speaker Series (Austin-Texas 2018)

   HBO Access Mentorship Program (Los Angeles 2018)

   NAMIC: Latino Creatives in Entertainment (Los Angeles 2018)

   HRTS Women of the West: Diversity on Television Panel (Los Angeles 2018)

   Women Empowerment Panel-DTLA Film Festival: "Seen and Heard" (Los Angeles 2018)

   STAGE 32: Women in Entertainment Panel (Los Angeles 2018)

   Arri and Film Independent Project Involve: Cinematography workshop (Los Angeles 2017)

   Rule the Set 2 day Workshop: Cinematography for Episodic TV" (Atlanta 2017)

   ENFOCUS Three day Cinematography workshop (Costa Rica 2016)

   LITEPANEL's workshop (Las Vegas 2016) 

   Carmen has also served as a Guest Judge for:


   Women's Weekend Film Challenge (2022)

   ICG 23rd Emerging Cinematographer Awards (2019)

   The Bel Air Film Festival (2016)


  Carmen is a Film Independent Project Involve Fellow (2010), a Sundance Director's Lab Crew Participant (2008) and a member of the     Friends of the ASC. She is fluent in Spanish and English.

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