With director Jennifer Redfearn, Tim filmed and produced the 2011 Oscar nominee SUN COME UP, as well as the award-winning feature documentary TOCANDO LA LUZ (TOUCH THE LIGHT). They just completed their latest feature documentary, APART, which will broadcast on PBS Independent Lens next season.
As a freelance cinematographer, Tim has served as director of photography for several major Emmy-nominated series, including National Geographic's THE STORY OF GOD WITH MORGAN FREEMAN and Discovery's RISING: REBUILDING GROUND ZERO, executive produced by Steven Spielberg. Tim has filmed in more than 25 countries and his work has also appeared on PBS, BBC, CNN, Al Jazeera, and HBO among others.
Films by Tim Metzger
In Havana, Cuba an up-and-coming singer searches for confidence, a young woman in love longs for motherhood and a veteran of the Revolution comes to terms with the death of her husband. Three women, united by blindness and a desire for independence, guide us through Cuba’s current economic and social landscape while pursuing their dreams and breaking through personal and societal limitations.
La Habana, Cuba. Una cantante prometedor busca la confianza, una joven enamorada anhela la maternidad y una veterana de la Revolución llega a un acuerdo con la muerte de su marido. Tres mujeres, unidas por la ceguera y el deseo de independencia, nos guían a través del panorama económico y social cubano de esta época mientras persiguen sus sueños y rompen limitaciones personales y sociales.
Sun Come Up is an Academy Award® nominated film that shows the human face of climate change.