August Thurmer is a Cinematographer, who has started directing and shooting his own work. Raised in Northern New Mexico and based out of Los Angeles, August calls the world home. Drawn towards powerful images that bring people together, Thurmer has shot in over 35 different countries honing his ability to work with different people and in new environments. August has a background as a cameraman in both commercial and documentary film. Working with great directors on iconic commercials informed his visual vocabulary and working knowledge, while shooting documentaries keeps him looking for new ways to capture real emotion. Adventure, passion, and beauty are the cornerstones of what motivates his work. He loves working with directors as well as directing his own work, finding they complement each other and it helps keep the filmmaking ax sharp. When not working August is looking for something steep, cold, and snowy to slide down, or cooking up hatch green chile and grilling fish for his wife.