Lorenzo Hagerman. (Mexico City, 1969) Started his career as still photographer when in 1991 he ended up by accident as war correspondent in the former Yugoslavia. For the last 20 years, he has worked as a cinematographer for various feature documentaries and feature films. His recent work as includes Amat Escalante’s Cannes 2013 Best Director Award “HELI”. Hagerman's work on this film was honored with the Silver Frog best cinematography award at Camerimage 2013 and best cinematography at the Stockholm International Film Festival the same year.

Other credits as DP include Rebecca Cammisa’s “WHICH WAY HOME" (2010 Oscar® nomination for Best Feature Documentary Film; 2010 Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary; EMMY  nomination for Best Cinematography and EMMY Award for Outstanding Informational  Programming.). “HECHO EN MEXICO” (Glastonbury 2013) “RIO DE ORO” (Official competition Marrakesh Film Festival Festival 2011) among others.

In recent years he  has become independent director, editor and producer of several documentary projects including, ”0.56%, What happened to Mexico?" co-produced with Lynn Fainchtein which premiered at IDFA  in 2010 (released in Mexico theaters in Spring 2011); received an Honorable Mention from the Jury at Documenta Madrid Film Festival 2011and won the National Film Award “Pantalla de Cristal” for Best Editing the same year.

For the last six years he has been teaching cinematography in Mexico city at Centro de Diseño Cine y Televisión Univesity

Lorenzo lives in Merida, Mexico were he runs the open air cinema LA68 which has been dedicated to screening and promoting documentary films and independent features for the last five years.