Ed Talavera is an award-winning director of photography and cinematographer of narrative and documentary feature films. Talavera's numerous film credits include work that has aired on HBO, Showtime, Cinemax and theaters worldwide. His theatrical film credits include SUE, PERFECT PREY and BRIDGET. Feature documentaries include “One Water,” a global motion picture project about potable water, created under the auspices of the University of Miami, “Waking Up Screaming” and “Embittered Glory.”
Talavera's unique and evocative visual style has garnered international praise and awards. His latest film "Finding Gaston" has won numerouse awards in film festivals worlwide. A graduate of New York University's Graduate Film program, Talavera also serves as Chair of the Department of Cinema and Interactive Media and director of the Canes Film Festival, an annual showcase of student films.