Tadashi is a two-time Emmy award-winning and thirteen-time Emmy nominated Los Angeles based director of photography and Vimeo Staff Pick filmmaker specializing in 16mm premium digital cinematography.
Victor Tadashi Suárez is the winner of two News & Documentary Emmys and is most known for his work on the FX / Hulu series, The New York Times Presents, for which he was awarded the Edward R Murrow Award from The Overseas Press Club as well as an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Video Journalism (Collision) and, in 2021, Outstanding Documentary Cinematography (The Sicario). He was the cinematographer for Controlling Britney Spears, which was nominated in 2022 for a Primetime Emmy. He was also the DP for the ESPN 30 for 30 feature film, Infinite Race, and the PBS FRONTLINE film, Covid’s Hidden Toll , which was shortlisted for a Peabody Award in 2021. Previously he spent six years as the DP for the flagship Al Jazeera English series, Fault Lines, for which he was nominated for seven Emmys, (winning one), and filmed 45 half-hour films. As the son of a Spanish father and Japanese mother, he is fluent in Spanish and skilled at crafting the perfect onigiri. He studied economics-philosophy and history at Columbia University in NYC.