Saro Varjabedian, a Queen’s native of Armenian descent is an award winning international cinematographer. As a cinematographer, Saro has photographed eight feature films, one feature documentary, several web-series, countless shorts, industrials and commercials. He has filmed in Cuba, Armenia, France, Lebanon, Mexico and India. His work on the short film “Jesus Loves Yusef” has won Saro the Best Student Cinematography Award at the 2012 Palm Springs International Film Festival. “Elliot Loves” a feature film, which Saro photographed, has aired on HBO Latino, HBO Zone, HBO Comedy, HBO Go, Cinemax, Cinemax Go and Hulu. His most recent works include the feature films entitled, “Lucky,” “Gold Star,” “Saint Nicholas,” “El Gallo,” the International Lebanese/French Co-Production feature film entitled, “The Traveler” and the international Bulgarian/Cuban Feature film entitled, “Havana Darkness.” He most recently finished principal photography on an International action picture in Mexico entitled, “Welcome to Acapulco.” Some of Saro’s commercial clients include: Spectrum, ABC, Wells Fargo, Complex Magazine, Mini Cooper, Mack Truck, McCormick, The Advocate, Pass Perfect, etc. Saro is a recent Columbia MFA Graduate and has taught cinematography at New York Film Academy.
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