E.J. Enriquez

Cinematographer

E.J. Enriquez is an Austin based DP whose work encompasses a variety of genres and formats that have screened around the world including Sundance, Berlinale, IDFA, SXSW & Tribeca among others. Work has taken him to 5 continents including Africa, Asia, Europe & South America. Current work can be seen on HBO, Netflix, Hulu & Amazon Prime Video. 

E.J. Enríquez is an Austin, TX based DP whose work encompasses a variety of genres & formats, giving unique perspective in his craft. E.J.’s projects behind the camera have screened around the world; including Sundance, Berlinale, IDFA, SXSW & Tribeca among others. Commercial clients include H-E-B, Macy’s, Walgreens, Allstate, Samsung, Vimeo, Dell, Shiner Beer, UPS, HP, 7-11, Capital One, Lennox, Texas.gov, ESPN, MLB, Giffords, Kraft, Ally, Sabormex, Tierra Garat & more.
 
Work has taken him to 5 continents including Africa, Asia, Europe & South America. In 2010, he was nominated by the UT RTF Program for the American Society of Cinematographers Student Heritage Award & Kodak Scholarship Program for Excellence in Cinematography. E.J.’s collaboration with Elizabeth Chatelain on her film “My Sister Sarah” won the David L. Wolper Student Documentary Award at the prestigious International Documentary Association Awards in 2013.
 
His work on Alex Winter’s 2016 documentary short film “Relatively Free” with Laura Poitras’ Field of Vision platform, lead to the feature documentary “The Panama Papers” currently streaming on Hulu, Amazon Prime Video & Epix.
 
HBO acquired the feature documentary “Ernie & Joe” directed by Jenifer McShane in 2019. The film won a SXSW ’19 Jury Award & was nominated for two Emmy awards in 2020, winning one for editing. E.J.’s latest projects include additional photography on Alex Winter’s HBO film “Showbiz Kids”, & Season 2 of Netflix’s “Dirty Money” with Alex Gibney’s Jigsaw Productions.
 
E.J. recently had the honor of working with legendary Texas Director Richard Linklater on three projects: a short film commissioned by The Centre Pompidou in Paris, an upcoming HBO Doc Mini Series in post production & another Texas doc series, That Animal Rescue Show coming to CBS in Fall 2020.
 
As much as E.J. loves talking about himself (he doesn’t), he actually enjoys chasing light around & riding his motorcycle as much as possible.