Barry Kirk



Director and Emmy Award winning cinematographer Barry Kirk began his career as a still photographer. With his personal mantra that half the world is back-lit, Barry’s discerning eye has created memorable images and spectacular lighting. Carrying a camera around the world for over 30 years, he has had the honor of shooting for the Smithsonian Museum, American Laser Games, National Geographic, Aldo Leopold Foundation, Olympics, Kentucky Derby Museum, Discovery Channel, and UNM Center for Regional Studies. Directing and shooting for both national and international advertising agencies, Barry has collaborated with multiple art directors and creative teams.



  • IFDM491 Cinematography with RED Camera
  • IFDM491 Introduction to Cinematography
  • IFDM491 Advanced Cinematography

Barry Kirk
Adjunct Lecturer
B.A., University of New Mexico
Southwest Productions

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