Lisa Wiegand

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Lisa Wiegand
Lisa Marie Wiegand

Royal Oak, Michigan, USA

Lisa Wiegand (born 1968) is an American cinematographer.


Lisa Marie Wiegand was born in 1968 in Royal Oak, Michigan, USA.[1] She graduated in 1989 from Wayne State University, and obtained her MFA in cinematography from UCLA in 1998. In 1995, she received a Master's in Cinematography from the American Film Institute AFI.[1]

In 1997, she attended the Színház-es Filmmûvészeti Foiskola (Academy of Drama and Film, Faculty of Film and Television) in Budapest, Hungary, and UCLA in 1998.

Wiegand started in taking stills and developing them in her father's darkroom as a child. She switched to motion capture when she started shooting local cable TV ads. She went on to direct multi-camera shoots on commercials and industrial films while working at Detroit's Midwest Video.[1]

"Wiegand has been featured, several times, in American Cinematographer Magazine and has been awarded for 'Excellence in Cinematography' by the American Society of Cinematographers."[2]

Wiegand taught cinematography at The American Film Institute, UCLA, and Loyola Marymount University for several years. She also volunteers her skills to the Sundance Institute's Filmmaker's Labs.

2010 she worked on Dollhouse (film), The Assignment, and Mayfly.



Year Title Role Notes
2016 Detroiters (TV Movie)
American Crime
2012 Chicago Fire
Wedding Band TV series
2011 Necessary Roughness
Detroit 1-8-7
2010 The Assignment
2009 Mayfly
Sundance Directors Lab
2008 My Suicide
Jennie Tran (Not Her Real Name)
Night Life Television
Adventures of Power
2007 Ode to Lost Love
Lez Be Friends
Casting Pearls
A Little Night Fright
Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade
2006 Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds aka Eating Out 2: Different Rocks (USA: DVD box title)
2005 The Bulls
Little Athens
Barbara Jean
2004 Good Thing
Porno Valley TV series unknown episodes
Cherry Bomb
2003 Seventy
Totally Sexy Loser
Storyline Online Television 3 episodes "Dad, Are You the Toothfairy?"; "The Polar Express"; "When Pigasso Met Mootise"
2002 Roberta Loved
Outta Time aka Out of Time (Europe) & The Courier
2001 Fish in a Barrel
2000 Odessa
Dean Quixote
1999 Boy Next Door
Ugly People in LA
1997 Shopping for Fangs


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