|Evelin is a Dutch neurodivergent cinematographer & visual artist, hailed by British Cinematographer Magazine as part of the New Wave in 2019. She was invited to join BAFTA as Full Voting Member in 2021, and received the Angénieux Special Encouragement Award at Cannes Film Festival in 2022, which recognises next-generation cinematographic talent. In 2023 she was welcomed into the Netherlands Society of Cinematographers, and the Apple TV+ series 'Bad Sisters' she photographed won the BAFTA for Best Drama Series.
She is well-known for her love for intuitive and distinctive imagery, both still and moving. Visceral, textured, intricate, and reminiscent of tenebrism qualities in paintings. She is instinctively drawn to stories which unearth the complexities, psychology and fragility of our human existence, psyche, and behaviour. In addition to her love for storytelling through art, she’s a passionate environmentalist, biophilic (a natural affinity to plants, animals, water – basically all things living and green), activist, cycle breaker, progressive, yogi, traveller of Planet Earth, and an advocate for safeguarding physical and mental wellbeing.
With regards to longform, Evelin seeks to create thought-provoking, authentic, innovative, and emotionally resonant films. She has a sweet spot for surrealism, experimental, neo-noir, psychological thriller, and sci-fi. Some of her favourites are: Poor Things (2023), Godland (2022), Bones & All (2022), Close (2022), Memoria (2021), Sound of Metal (2019), The Lighthouse (2019), At Eternity’s Gate (2018), Suspiria (2018), Unsane (2018), Winter Brothers (2017), Embrace of the Serpent (2015), The Childhood of a Leader (2015), Under the Skin (2013), The Master (2012), Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012), The Turin Horse (2011), Antichrist (2009), Children of Men (2006), Innocence (2004), Ratcatcher (1999), Sátántangó (1994), The Shining (1980), Stalker (1979), Soy Cuba (1964).
Evelin is currently based in London, and shoots commercials and films worldwide.
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