documentary director and sundance award-winning cinematographer
Eric Strauss is a director, producer, writer, and cinematographer who has been chasing dramatic, critically-acclaimed stories for more than 18 years. Most recently, Eric directed the VR series "This is Climate Change" which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. He also co-created and served as Series Director on Oprah Winfrey’s Belief, a landmark television event The Atlantic called an “epic spiritual series.” In 2011, Eric directed the feature documentary “The Redemption of General Butt Naked,” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. It was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award and Best Documentary by the International Documentary Association, and received the Sundance Award for Best Cinematography. He’s produced dozens of films for brands like National Geographic, Participant Media, CNN, Showtime, Discovery, History, A&E, and the UK's Channel 4.
See below for a sample of Eric's work.