Holly Fischer is a New York City-based cinematographer and director. Raised on O’ahu, Hawaii and a graduate of Hofstra University, her multi-genre work includes narrative, branded content, documentary and music video.
As in-house Director of Photography for Refinery29 from 2017 to 2020, she was responsible for the visual style of various editorial series, reaching millions of viewers. These included the online phenomenons ‘Hair Me Out’ and ‘Beauty with Mi’, along with celebrity coverage and content for global brands including Adidas, Chanel, Dyson, Ulta Beauty, Biore and Bed Bath & Beyond.
Holly also works on independent narratives and documentaries, workshopping stories and realizing the unique visions of her collaborators. Two short narratives on which Holly served as DOP (#YouToo and Her Infinity) are presently screening on the global festival circuit.
In addition to her work as a cinematographer, Holly has a budding career as a director, having acted as field director for Refinery29, BBC4, The Gates Foundation and Instagram. In late 2020 she directed her first branded content film for Ritz, ‘Our Table: Why I Am Proud to Celebrate My Disability’.
In 2021 she joined VICE Media Group’s editorial team as DOP.