About the AIZEN

Treasurer / Trésorier
Prof. Hamp OVERTON

Hamp Overton is Professor of film production and cinematography at the University of New Orleans, and an Organizing Committee member of the March 2014 AIZEN Conference, where he participated in the first-ever AIZEN panel composed exclusively of filmmakers. He has been an active cinematographer for almost twenty years in video and film, shooting commercials, television segments, features, corporate videos, and music videos. He is the cinematographer on over 100 commercials including Subway, Texas Roadhouse, New Orleans' Hornets and The American Cancer Society, he was the cinematographer for the feature films Delicate Instruments (2001), Flip Mavens (2007), and Sacrilege (2017), and he has shot television segments for AMC, Spike TV, CMT, and Entertainment Tonight, among others. Winner of Eastman Kodak "Most Promising Talent" award, he has won Addies for his commercial work and festival awards for his films. He holds a B.A. from the University of Mississippi, an MBA from Vanderbilt, and an MFA from the University of New Orleans. He and his wife live in the New Orleans area with their daughter.