The French cinematographer was nominated for an ASC Award for his camerawork on the Netflix series Marco Polo.
Born in France, Romain Lacourbas, ASC, AFC studied at the École Supérieure de Réalisation Audiovisuelle (ESRA) in Paris. After graduation, he started his career as a camera assistant to Pierre Aïm, AFC, with whom he worked for several years, as well as lighting short films. He met director Lola Doillon, who asked Lacourbas to photograph her first feature, Et toi t'es sur qui? (aka Just About Love?), which received an Un Certain Regard award nomination at the Cannes Film Festival.
Lacourbas served as an additional cinematographer on a number of features, including Transporter 3, where met director Olivier Megaton. Following this, the two collaborated on the action thrillers Colombiana and Taken 2. The cinematographer’s feature work also includes Le village des ombres (aka The Village of Shadows), The November Man, Je compte sur vous (aka Thank You for Calling), and Rémi sans famille (aka Remi, Nobody’s Boy).
His television work includes both seasons of the Netflix series Marco Polo, for which he was nominated for an ASC Award, as well as the web miniseries The Far Cry Experience and Prime Video crime drama series ZeroZeroZero.
Lacourbas’ upcoming work includes Season 2 of the Netflix fantasy series The Witcher.