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David Tumblety has been the cinematographer on over 20 feature films as well as on numerous shorts, commercials and documentaries. Feature titles include: Night Catches Us (Sundance dramatic competition 2010, Lincoln Center New Directors New Films) Sweet Land (Independent Spirit Award; Best First Feature) Gospel Hill, Today's Special, and Manhattan Night.  He resides in Brooklyn, and Upstate New York.

Some kind words...

Night Catches Us


Rolling Stone

"Haunting lighting supplied by cinematographer

David Tumblety."

Red Betsy


Cleveland Free Times

"...visual magic with scenes illuminated by dying sunlight and oil lamps in an unforced unhurried depiction of splendor and heartache..

Sweet Land
The New York Times
"...scene after scene of glorious 35mm images."eading 6S

Last Ball

Fairfield Weekly

...captured Hastings in both it's beauty and emptiness...

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