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Eythan Maidhof grew up in Long Island, New York. With a penchant for a wry sense of humor and bold emotive visual storytelling they approach every project with a deep empathy for character and understanding of their world. They began their career as a colorist and editor for the advertising agency, Ogilvy & Mather. Since 2013 they have worked in narrative film, documentary, and fashion film.


Their work includes the AICP award-winning spec commercial Saran Wrap - Murder” (archived in MoMA’s permanent collection), the short narrative, “Allen Anders: Live at the Comedy Castle” (SXSW, 2018) and the feature documentary, “Invisible Gay Women in Southern Music”, which won the audience award at New Fest and Frameline 45 in 2021. Eythan also shot episodes of the PBS show, “Broadway Sandwich'', which was nominated for two New York Emmys in 2021. Their Feature narrative, “A New York Christmas Wedding” was listed by the New York Times as a must see for the 2020 holiday season on Netflix.


Eythan graduated from the renowned American Film Institute in 2021. They’re a resident DP for AFI’s Director’s Workshop for Women+ as well as assisting in AFI’s Cinematography Intensive Workshop for Women program. They’re also an associate member of the Society of Camera Operators, an active member of IATSE Local 600, and member of BAFTA CONNECT.


They love tapping into the emotionality of character. Using empathy to create the visual representation of the world around them. Eythan’s drawn to stories featuring true to life characters in an elevated world. Their photography is aimed at shooting things as they are while incorporating stylistic accents that highlight the atmosphere of the story.

Eythan loves to meditate on and off set.


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