Henrik A Meyer

Henrik A Meyer

Henrik A Meyer
Cinematographer and Director of Photography

New York City, New York

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About Henrik

Henrik A. Meyer found himself drawn to the camera at the age of 10 when he first started taking pictures, which turned into a lifelong passion for photography. Mr. Meyer took his first cinematography course at age 21, and he loved it so much that he moved to the USA in 1996, where he worked at Panavision LA and completed further cinematography courses. In 2010, he graduated from film school in New York City and received a diploma in Cinematography.

Mr. Meyer has collaborated closely with some of the most talented, award-winning cinematographers and directors in Denmark. In over 15 years as a 1st AC, he has worked on three International Emmy® Award-winning series, including UNIT 1 and FORSVAR with acclaimed director Niels Arden Oplev (director of THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, Swedish version). His extensive experience as a 1st AC allowed him to learn many skills that he holds today as a director of photography.

Mr. Meyer´s career as cinematographer has encompassed narrative features, shorts, documentaries, music videos and commercials. MEDICINE MEN won 4 awards of excellence, was an official selection for the Short Film Corner 2012 at Festival de Cannes, and has played in festivals around the world. CIGARETTE was selected for several festivals around the world. Mr. Meyer is also an accomplished still photographer, and has traveled around the globe to 36 countries and has won awards for his travel photograp

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  • Dragged

    Dragged (2015)
    Film by Christopher Birk (Documentary) Camera and Electrical Department A Documentary team follows several drag queens. Some, just starting out, some established in their different ways and some that have been around since the Stonewall days.

  • The Red Trail

    The Red Trail (2015)
    Film (short) by Ehud Sopher (Drama) Cinematographer

  • Video

    Video (2015)
    Film (short) by Randy Yang (Drama) Cinematographer A woman's racist remark is captured on video by two teenage black girls.

  • Footsteps

    Footsteps (2015)
    Film by Martin Bentsen (Horror) Cinematographer

  • A Boy Called Boris

    A Boy Called Boris (2014)
    Film (short) by Ashok Vish (Drama) Cinematographer BORIS, 16 years old, suffers from a speech impediment and is about to start the first day of classes at a new public school. ill-prepared and nervous about the new environment, BORIS finds that when he is asked to introduce himself, he stutters. Embarrassed and frustrated BORIS runs away from the classroom and begins what becomes a day of introspection and self-discovery. Written by Anonymous

  • Cherry Tree by Van Wild

    Cherry Tree by Van Wild (2014)
    Film (short) by Raquel Almazan (Music) Cinematographer

  • When it All Falls Down...

    When it All Falls Down... (2014)
    Film (short) by Terron Jones (Drama and Romance) Cinematographer When the truest loves is fractured, will two souls find each other before it's to late.

  • English

    English (2014)
    Film (short) by Amanda Quaid (Drama) Cinematographer A woman immigrates to America to give her son a better life. But will his rapid assimilation leave her behind?

  • Dust Bunnies: Woogie Boy

    Dust Bunnies: Woogie Boy (2014)
    Film (short) by Juli Kobayashi (Comedy) Cinematographer, Writer, Producer

  • One Past

    One Past (2014)
    Film (short) by Juli Kobayashi (Drama) Cinematographer Reeling after a tragic twist of fate, a young woman is visited by a vivacious spirit.

  • Sunflower

    Sunflower (2012)
    Film (short) by Maja Dueholm (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Cinematographer A man in love, but unable to communicate with people, throws his love onto a sunflower, but when the flower stretches for the sun the man tries to force the flower's attention back to him. When his attempts to win over the affection of the sunflower fails, he resorts to extreme measures. Written by Anonymous

  • Dust Bunnies: Escaping the Couch

    Dust Bunnies: Escaping the Couch (2012)
    Film (short) by Henrik A. Meyer (Comedy) Cinematographer, Writer, Producer, Director, Editor Two Dust Bunnies in love try to escape the couch and explore the world.

  • Team Allies!

    Team Allies! (2012)
    Television (Comedy) Cinematographer Meet Reanne Xenos. Reanne toys w/ nature when she experiments on an alcoholic flirting with rock bottom. The repercussions of her experiment will be a burden the entire Team Allies! family has to bear. Join Barry Sage, Gabe, Ruth, Profit, Alacrity, and a special appearance by Captain Danger as they all go about their ridiculous daily lives in Team Allies! Written by Anonymous

  • Cigarette

    Cigarette (2012)
    Film (short) by Robert van Halteren (Drama) Cinematographer Denise is a 20-year-old girl who's in a wheelchair, rehabilitating from her injuries after a failed suicide attempt has left her paralyzed from the waist down. Having no hope to begin with, her current situation is bleaker than ever, so she shuts herself off from her surroundings finding comfort only in her daily cigarettes, but, when one day she runs out and is unable to get cigarettes in the center she's in, she decides to sneak out so she can get cigarettes herself, forcing to confront herself with her abilities lost. Written by Anonymous

  • Medicine Men

    Medicine Men (2012)
    Film (short) by Guy Malim (Drama and Western) Cinematographer A tale of sacrifice and showmanship told through rival doctors in the Old West.

  • A Few Shy

    A Few Shy (2011)
    Film (short) by Alicia Chan (Crime, Drama and Romance) Cinematographer A Few Shy is the story of a man's fall from grace as he plummets into a world of despair and grief. Through a violent encounter, he finds love and compassion in the most unexpected way.

  • All Your Faults are in Me

    All Your Faults are in Me (2011)
    Film (short) by Robert van Halteren (Drama and Mystery) Cinematographer An alcoholic, sitting alone starring at a television showing nothing but static, looks for better memories through a video he took of him and his wife, but discovers painful truths that reveal much more.

  • Sylvie

    Sylvie (2010)
    Film (short) by Valerie K. Ratner (Fantasy and Horror) Camera and Electrical Department Sylvie is a 10 year old girl. She has a rare eye condition, which allows her to have a very particular vision of the world. She resents her sister for taking away her unique gift. As a victim of this situation, she spends her days collecting eyes. Written by Anonymous

  • Livvagterne

    Livvagterne (2010)
    Television by Peter Thorsboe (Crime, Drama and Mystery) Camera and Electrical Department The Danish national police branch PET is in charge of personal protection, mainly of politicians and royal family. That also involves preventive work concerning terrorism, stalking etcetera. Meanwhile several team members must keep op top of personal concerns, such as ethnic background-related concerns and relational troubles at home. Written by KGF Vissers

  • Jelly Beans

    Jelly Beans (2010)
    Film (short) by Maja Dueholm (Drama and Romance) Cinematographer In his search for acceptance, Patrick relies on the magic colors of Jelly Beans.

  • Gå med fred Jamil - Ma salama Jamil

    Gå med fred Jamil - Ma salama Jamil (2008)
    Film by Omar Shargawi (Action and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department An Arabic tale that takes place in Copenhagen, Denmark. About ancient religious hatred, about love, punishment, guilt and redemption, about being responsible for one's own actions and refusing a path of violence. Jamil stands in the middle. He is fighting the war of his life; a war within himself. Written by Anonymous

  • Cecilie

    Cecilie (2007)
    Film by Hans Fabian Wullenweber (Horror and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Cecilie experiences a rape, but no traces are found. Her husband commits her to a psychiatric hospital. With the help of a psychiatrist she sees a frightening connection between her condition and a brutal murder dating more than 30 years back Written by TrustNordisk

  • Far til fire - i stor stil

    Far til fire - i stor stil (2006)
    Film by Claus Bjerre (Comedy and Family) Camera and Electrical Department

  • Lotto

    Lotto (2006)
    Film by Peter Schrøder (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department

  • Far til fire gi'r aldrig op

    Far til fire gi'r aldrig op (2005)
    Film by Claus Bjerre (Comedy and Family) Camera and Electrical Department

  • Nynne

    Nynne (2005)
    Film by Jonas Elmer (Comedy and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department Based on Danish newspaper Politiken's extremely popular column 'The Diary of Nynne' and the bestselling novel by the same name, we encounter Nynne in the never ending modern inferno of consumption. The life of Nynne is based on GUCCI bags and Chanel products, carpaccio and countless visits to cafés, loose relationships with men who screams 'good luck!' when they cume, unused memberships to the local gym and a lenient relationship with mixing champagne, white wine, red wine, cognac, gin, tequila and beer. It goes with out saying: Nynne has yet to experience her Kodak moment. But that doesn't throw her - or her cash credit - off balance. Written by Anonymous

  • Oskar & Josefine

    Oskar & Josefine (2005)
    Film by Carsten Myllerup (Family and Fantasy) Camera and Electrical Department Josefine gets a time machine for her birthday, and then she travels back in time with her friend Oskar.

  • Det nye TV Danmark

    Det nye TV Danmark (2004)
    Television by Karin Lohmann (Music) Camera and Electrical Department Presentation of Danish broadcaster TV Danmark's new look and upcoming shows. Also featuring various musical performances.

  • Krøniken

    Krøniken (2004)
    Television (Biography, Drama and History) Camera and Electrical Department In 1949, the young Ida Nørregaard travels from Jutland to Copenhagen to enroll in a home economics school and an evening school programme. When she is told that she can't do both, she chooses the evening school. Her parents are unhappy with her choice, but Ida is decided upon making it on her own in the big city. She finds a job as a secretary at a radio factory, but when her boss's son Erik Nielsen has a crush on Ida, he causes her to lose her job. While Erik is trying to convince his father of the future of television, he also succeeds in attracting Ida's attention. Meanwhile, Erik's lively sister Søs Nielsen is engaged to a man she doesn't love. When he tries to rape her one night, she is helped by Palle From who is a working class university student and lives next door to Ida. When Søs finds him to thank him an attraction builds between them. Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

  • TV 2 003 - Året i ord og billeder

    TV 2 003 - Året i ord og billeder (2003)
    Television by Hans Peter Blicher (Documentary) Camera and Electrical Department TV 2/Danmark's annual TV-special in which hosts Jes Dorph-Petersen and Caroline Boserup reflect on the year 2003.

  • Forsvar

    Forsvar (2003)
    Television (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Top-notch defense attorney Mikael Frank is the central figure of the young Copenhagen lawfirm which he co-owns. His marriage is breaking up while he spends his time consumed with work alongside his colleagues: Co-owner and former prosecutor CC, caring and naive Malene Bork and fresh-out-of-law-school attorney Rebecca Neumann, soon with the additions of recovering criminal Patrik Larsen and shrewd business lawyer Leo Zielinski. While the staff deal with the problems of their private lives, the firm's cases are also among the most tense and dramatic, and they face stiff opposition from talented prosecutors like Pernille Karmark and heavy scrutiny by strict judges such as attorney-turned-judge Fritze Krogh. Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

  • Mellem os

    Mellem os (2003)
    Film (short) by Laurits Munch-Petersen (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department "Between us" is a modern day lovedrama which takes place during one night, in one apartment with four people. The young writer Adam invites his beloved girlfriend, his succesful bigbrother and his brother's beautiful wife for dinner. They're having a good time. But there's a special occasion for the invitation. Adam has a suspicion that his closest family are keeping a secret. To reveal it, he has prepared a special plan for the night; - a sexy and highly untraditional 'rescue plan', which fails to such an extreme that all four of them are forced into the most revealing, absurd and heartbreaking situations... Written by Anonymous

  • Bjergkuller

    Bjergkuller (2002)
    Film (short) by Kari Vidø (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Charlotte and Teis, partners for some years, are going to climb a mountain, literally and metaphorically. During a climbing trip to Kullen in Sweden, Charlotte is inches from falling to her death.Teis stands paralyzed, and she is only saved by the intervention of the experienced climber, Lasse. This leads to an emotional avalanche for Charlotte. Her relationship with Teis is threatened. Charlotte contacts the perfect life saver to thank him, but everything isn't what it seems. Written by <nathue@hotmail.com>

  • Debutanten

    Debutanten (2002)
    Film (short) by Christian Tafdrup (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department

  • Gamle mænd i nye biler

    Gamle mænd i nye biler (2002)
    Film by Lasse Spang Olsen (Action, Comedy and Crime) Camera and Electrical Department The last wish of the dying "Monk" is for his foster child, Harald, to find his real son, Ludvig. But the latter is currently in a Swedish prison cell. Peter and Martin - the two chefs - want to get him out and soon father and son meet for the first time in their lives. They get on from the word go, but now dad needs a liver transplant and Ludvig and Harald set about raising the wherewithal. Everything goes wrong when they try to rob a bank, though they meet Mille, who puts them onto a new trail, and Peter and Martin also make a contribution. However, soon they have the cops and the anti-terror corps on their tails. Written by Danish Film Institute

  • Ulvepigen Tinke

    Ulvepigen Tinke (2002)
    Film by Morten Køhlert (Drama and Family) Camera and Electrical Department Denmark 1850. Tinke, a 9-year-old orphan from the wilderness, struggles to find her unknown, rich grandparents. She comes from nothing and finally gets everything, but - Tinke isn't Cinderella. Tinke is more than that."

  • Klatretøsen

    Klatretøsen (2002)
    Film by Hans Fabian Wullenweber (Family, Adventure, Crime and Action) Camera and Electrical Department The obstacles facing 12 years-old Ida, Sebastian and Jonas' perilous mission are many: A bank vault 30 meters above ground to open, secret combinations to crack, vicious guard dogs to wrestle, watchmen to distract and a bank manager to fool. Not to mention surviving a hair-raising go-cart race through narrow city streets with a hoard of cops chasing you. Equipped with state of the art climbing gear, a few borrowed go-carts and a couple of wild, throbbing hearts set on winning Ida's love, the trio plan the most audacious bank heist in the history of Denmark: To steal 1.5 million DKK from CCT Bank Europe's new headquarters - by breaking into the world's most secure bank vault. Written by Anonymous

  • Rejseholdet

    Rejseholdet (2000 - 2002)
    Television (Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery and 1 More) Camera and Electrical Department When a female police commissioner who has ambitions on behalf of her gender selects detective Ingrid Dahl as the new head of a Danish police travel unit, it does not come without problems for the young detective. She struggles to unite career and family, and she has to establish a cooperation with a team of detectives including the man who had expected to take her job. However, the initial uncertainty soon turns to trust and even friendship, and the team proves its worth investigating the nation's most vicious cases of murder and violent crime. Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

  • Sporløs

    Sporløs (1999)
    Television (Documentary) Camera and Electrical Department

  • Under overfladen

    Under overfladen (1999)
    Film by Morten Køhlert Camera and Electrical Department

  • Constance

    Constance (1998)
    Video by Knud Vesterskov (Adult) Camera and Electrical Department

  • Stand-up.dk

    Stand-up.dk (1997)
    Television (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department Stand-up comedy featuring leading Danish comedians from FBI (Funny Business Inc.).


  • Awards and official selections for films on which I was the Director of Photography: "When it All Falls Down" Winner, best short film at October Film Festival. Official Selction for, American Black Film Festival HBO. "Medicine Men", Winner, Award of Exce

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