Alfredo de Lara is an award-winning Director of Photography and Senior International Photojournalist. His broadcasting career started in 1989, and since then, has been recognized six times by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Over his thirty year career, de Lara has been honored with two of the most respected prizes in broadcast journalism - the George Foster Peabody award and the Alfred I. DuPont Award.
In the last ten years, de Lara's portfolio was most notably highlighted by his work as; Director of Photography on three successful seasons of AJE's award-winning Fault Lines documentary series (2012 - 2014), Field Producer and advance production coordinator for the BBC Earth 8K IMAX documentary film entitled “Cuba”(2019), and as the Second-Unit Camera team for PBS's feature length historical documentary, “Letters to Eloisa” (2020).
During that same period, De Lara also garnered Director of Photography credits as a highly specialized operator for several US news networks on deployments including; 2010 Election Crisis/Venezuela, 2011 Earthquake/Haiti, 2012 Famine/Somalia, 2015 Donbass War/Ukraine, 2015 US Cuba Détente/Havana, 2016 US Elections/Washington DC, 2017 Hurricane Maria/Puerto Rico, 2018 Wildfires/California, 2019 US Economic Sanctions/Cuba, and the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic/USA.
In 2021, de Lara completed filming on a 13 hour ethnographic documentary series that explores the inner workings of immigrant communities across the the United States, entitled "The Melting Pot".
Alfredo de Lara is currently represented by Raw Image Films inc. - A Miami Beach based 4K production house specializing in long-form documentary for television news.
• 2019 NATPE IRIS AWARD
• 2011 DUPONT AWARD
• 2005 PEABODY AWARD
• 2005 NYF GOLD WORLD MEDAL
• 2004 NATIONAL HEADLINER
• 2003 OPC KAPLAN AWARD
• 2002 EMMY HONORS
• 1994 EMMY AWARD
• 1993 EMMY AWARD
• 1993 EMMY HONORS
• 1992 EMMY HONORS
• 1991 EMMY AWARD
Alfredo De Lara: 1 min. Demo Reel
PBS / Frontline
PBS / Newshour
WGBH / Natural History Unit
BBC Earth IMAX / Golden Gate 3D Films
National Geographic / Explorer
Hearst Television / Soledad O'Brien
AJE / Fault Lines
CNBC / NBC Universal
MBN / Melting Pot
The Washington Post
The New York Times
HBO / VICE News
CONTACT: Alfredo de Lara - Raw Image Films
+1 305 632 9426 [email protected]
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