Topher Osborn

Directors of Photography

Topher Osborn is an LA-based cinematographer and a Southern California native. His most recent feature, Dear White People, won the Breakthrough Talent award at Sundance 2014 and went on to play at New Directors / New Films and the LA Film Festival. It was acquired by Lionsgate – Roadside Attractions and released in the fall of 2014 to critical acclaim. Previous to that, An African Election premiered at Sundance 2011 and was nominated for best documentary at the Independent Spirit Awards.

Topher studied cinematography at UCLA’s MFA film production program. He loves this medium and hopes to continue to serve the unique stories of talented filmmakers for years to come.


Dear White People

Topher's Work

Dear White People
Dear White People
An African Election
An African Election
Love, Sex, and Missed Connections (Second Unit)
Love, Sex, and Missed Connections (Second Unit)
Arcadia (Additional Photography)
Arcadia (Additional Photography)