Curtis Graham



Biography Raised in a Photographic family, Curtis started taking pictures at age 15. He attended Los Angeles Art Center College of Design, which started a career in Advertising Photography. Curtis has won many accolades for his work in advertising including: N.Y. Art Director Award, Norma Award, National Addys, and Clio Award. His work has appeared in many national publications such as: Town & Country, Esquire, W, Print, and Communication Arts. His career in Advertising led to doing Commercials for his Clients as a Director/Cameraman. Curtis went on to Attend The American Film Institute. At AFI Curtis received the Mary Pickford Award Scholarship. His Master Thesis film the “The Blue Men” starring Estelle Parsons went on to receive a Emmy , Academy Award and Focus Award. It is listed as one of the most award winning shorts of 1990. This started Curtis to pursue Narrative work as Director/Director of Photography Curtis Graham’s Feature Resume is as varied as his Commercial career. From films such as ” Oneiric”, “Father Eddy”, ” Misconceptions”, “Prime of your Life”, “The Glass Window”, ” The Investigator” to the PBS Documentaries “John & Mable Ringling”, “Silent Majority” and 100s of Commercials for advertising clients around the world. Curtis has created a diverse body of work as Director/DP. Curtis has a new feature filmed in Nigeria coming out this year titled “Oloibiri” as well as a slate of many features coming. Curtis has been an adjunct professor teaching Cinematography and Directing at University of Tampa, Southeastern University -Lakeland Fl Little Fun Fact: Curtis acted and sang as Elvis Presley in the stage musical “UZ” Curtis continues to Direct and Shoot Narrative and Commercials projects under his Production Co. GreyHouse Films