Claudia Raschke

C i n e m a t o g r a p h e r

Claudia Raschke

Claudia Raschke is a world-renowned cinematographer, best known for her ability to bring rich tones of the motion picture to a diverse range of films, from purely commercial ventures, to feature-length documentaries, to lower-budget works of art.


Among her notable award-winning films are: Oscar-nominated and Emmy winning RBG, God is the Bigger Elvis; Oscar-short-listed Mad Hot Ballroom, Julia, Boys State; Peabody Award-winning Black Magic and My Name is Pauli Murray; Critics Choice Award-nominated Fauci and The House of Hammer, as well as documentary series for National Geographic, Discovery, Showtime, and CNN.


Currently, Claudia is in production on an eight-part documentary series for the History Channel to be released in 2025.


She is a founding member of the NYC Kamera Kollektiv, a boutique agency for documentary and feature film cinematographers in New York City and a member of AMPAS

Testimonial Quote

"Capturing the big and the small moments of the amazing world we live in feeds my passion for the art of cinematography. Equally important is that I bear witness to and document the unique stories that unfold before my eyes in a way that dismantles barriers, opens doors, and reveals truth. I believe that filming intuitively, honestly and without inhibition is a journey that requires a compassionate heart and the ability to see and hear what lies beneath the surface."


- Claudia Raschke

Behind the Scenes

Claudia's Top Gear Picks

Cinema EOS C500 Mark II
Cinema EOS C300 Mark III
Canon CN-E 35mm T1.5 L F
CN-E 50mm T1.3 L F
CN-E 135mm T2.2 LF
CINE-SERVO 17-120mm T2.95-3.9
COMPACT-SERVO 18-80mm T4.4 EF Lens


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