Alexandre d'Audiffret uses a lot from his Engineering and Philosophy background (specialty in Metaphysics) in Cinematography. His main motivation is to tell an emotion through the storytelling and the craft of Cinematography.
Every story and director have their own needs regarding cinematography, therefore Alexandre d'Audiffret spend of lot of time in prep and scouting, to really understand the director's will and emotion for specific scenes.
His work on High-End commercials (Louis Vuitton, Armani, Dior, Swarovski) and documentaries gave him the ability to work on very different kinds of productions.
A big source of inspiration for him is photo-reportage and the emotions behind timeless portraits from photographers such as Eugene Smith, Sebastiao Salgado, William Bill Allard, Steve Mc Curry, Curtis, ...
ALEXANDRE D'AUDIFFRET has been featured for his cinematography on :
- AMERICAN CINEMATOGRAPHER, August 2017 for his work on MOMMA (dir: Nacho Arenas)
- FDTimes, for his work on "L'Hypothèse de la Reine Rouge"
and on numerous occasions for his photographic work in magazines such as: POLKA, Leica Magazine, etc...
ALEXANDRE D'AUDIFFRET was born and raised on the west coast of France, in a family of 6. He spent most of his childhood reading Jules Vernes and thinking of big human adventures, either in Space or in their daily lives.
He plays the guitar in a psych-blues band and is a Surf addict.
Now, ALEXANDRE D'AUDIFFRET spends his time between Paris, Los Angeles... and the west coast of France.