Unnikrishnan Raveendranathen (Unni Rav) is a cinematographer based in the Bay Area, California. Unni has worked on several different productions, including independent features, narrative shorts, documentaries, commercials, and corporate films. In 2019, he won the Oniros Film Award for Best Cinematography for Independent Feature Film and the European Independent Film Platinum Award for Best Cinematographer for his recent independent feature film, “DNA." His short film “Kevin” won the best short film award in 2016 at the Philadelphia International Film Festival while his short film “Status Change” received the best mini short film mention at the Miami Independent Film Festival in 2015. Two of his narrative shorts, “Flame” and “Click,” were selected in the short film corner competition of Festival de Cannes in 2013 and 2014, respectively. Unni’s commercial client list includes Burger King, Calvin Klein, Harley Davidson, Target, BYD Auto, Lonely Planet, Humanity & Inclusion – Handicap International, and AARP. His documentary projects include "Magnitude 7.0 – Haiti" and "SHE" and "World War II Veterans- India," for which he won several photography awards. Unni attended the ASC Master Class in 2017 and is a member of the Society of Camera Operators (SOC) and the Art Directors Club (ADC). Unni obtained his Bachelor of Fine Arts (Major in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography) from the prestigious Academy of Art University (San Francisco).