EXCLUSIVE: Director-cinematographer Andrij Parekh, who lately gained an Excellent Directing Emmy for HBO’s acclaimed drama sequence Succession, has signed a one-year unique tv take care of the premium cable community. As a part of the pact, Parekh will function cinematographer on the upcoming HBO restricted sequence Scenes From A Marriage, directed by Hagai Levi, and can also be set to direct an episode of the third season of Succession.
After working for over 20 years as a cinematographer, Parekh final month gained his first Emmy award for Excellent Directing for a Drama Sequence. He was honored for the “Hunting” episode of Succession‘s second season, which featured the notorious “Boar on the Floor” scene.
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Parekh was the cinematographer on the pilot episodes for Succession and the Emmy-winning restricted sequence Watchmen, on which he made his directing foray with the fourth episode, “If You Don’t Like My Story Write Your Own.” He then directed “Which Side Are You On” from the primary season of Succession and “Vaulter” from the second season. Parekh was additionally the cinematographer on Peacock’s new Amblin sequence Courageous New World, the place he additionally directed a block of episodes.
Of Indian and Ukrainian descent, Parekh labored on dozens of tasks as a cinematographer taking pictures for indie movie elite together with administrators Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden on Half Nelson starring Ryan Gosling; and Mississippi Grind, starring Ben Mendelsohn and Ryan Reynolds; Derek Cianfrance on Blue Valentine which reteamed him with Gosling; and Niki Caro on Focus Function’s The Zookeeper’s Spouse, starring Jessica Chastain. He’s additionally a frequent collaborator along with his spouse, filmmaker Sophie Barthes, because the DP on her movies Chilly Souls starring Paul Giamatti and Emily Watson and Madame Bovary, starring Mia Wasikowska, Paul Giamatti and Ezra Miller.
Parekh is repped by Jordan Cerf & Paul Nelson at Mosaic, and Hillary Prepare dinner & Holland Murray at Murtha Skouras.