Darin has been busy making feature films for over 20 years. He studied design & photography at The Academy of Art in San Francisco & film theory & cinematography at the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. He dropped out of school after a few years to learn by working on films. He started as a film loader and 2nd AC, then moved up to 1st AC, next as a camera operator, and now as a DP.
His many credits in different disciplines exposed him to a wide variety of processes and styles of work. This eclectic work experience with many talented DPs and directors informs his work now as a DP.
Darin lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife Christina, their two kids Milo & Antigone & their dogs StanLee Friedlander & Angel-Mizzou.