Brazilian cinematographer Lula Carvalho has become a member of the ASC.
A Camerimage Golden Frog nominee for Elite Squad, Carvalho also shot the Netflix series Narcos and the Brazilian features A Wolf at the Door, Elite Squad 2: The Enemy Within, The Dead Girl’s Feast (an official selection in Un Certain Regard at Cannes), December and Budapest. His first U.S. feature was 2014’s Robocop reboot, and since then he has shot Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (set for release in 2016).
Carvalho is also a member of Brazil’s honorary cinematographer society, Associação Brasileira de Cinematografia, which awarded him its top prize for feature-film cinematography for A Wolf at the Door.
Carvalho learned how to load film magazines at age 10 while spending time with his father, cinematographer Walter Carvalho, ABC (Central Station). After working his way up the ranks in the camera department, he shot his first feature, Incurávies, in 2005.