Paula Huidobro was born in Mexico City. She attended the London International Film School and later on specialized in cinematography at The American Film Institute.
Her feature film debut as a cinematographer was “Gardens of the Night” directed by Damian Harris in 2008, which received a Golden Bear Nomination at the Berlin Film Festival.
She went on to shoot Paul Bettany’s directorial debut “Shelter” with Jennifer Connelly and Anthony Mackie (Tiff Official Selection), “Tallulah” for Netflix (Jury Grand Prize Nominee Sundance Film Festival) and most recently “Oh Lucy” (Cannes Film Festival Golden Camera Nominee 2017, Critics Week Grand Prize Nominee 2017 and Independent Spirit Awards Nominee 2018). Her latest film Coda, produced by Pathe is currently in post production.
Paula received an Emmy Nomination in 2018 for her work on cocreator/star Bill Hader’s dark hitman comedy “Barry” (HBO).
In 2018 she made the list of Variety 10 Cinematographers to watch and was asked to join the Motion Picture Academy and also the TV Academy. She is a member of the ICG and also the Mexican Society of Cinematographers.
Some of her recent work includes Barry (HBO) season 1 and 2, Norman Lear’s pilot “Guess Who Died”, FX “Lil Dicky” pilot for Jeff Schaffer, Jordan Peele’s series “Weird City” for You Tube Red, “Insecure” season 3 for HBO, “Little America” for Apple TV and “Fargo” FX season 4.