director of photography



Ante Cheng is a LA-based cinematographer from Taipei.

He has shot features Ms. Purple (dir. Justin Chon, Sundance ’19 competition),
Gook (Sundance ’17 NEXT audience award), East of La Brea (dir. Sam Bailey, SXSW ‘19 competition).

Ante holds a USC MFA, and a Film Independent Project Involve ’18 fellow.
He is repped by WPA.


Ms. Purple

Lenser Ante Cheng, who shot Chon's Gook in crisp monochrome, cast a lush spell when Kasie goes out into the night, with colors and textures reminiscent of Christopher Doyle's work with Wong Kar Wai. - Hollywood Reporter

Those passages are always inviting in sensory terms, with DP Ante Cheng lending a restive, lonely handsomeness to the often nocturnal images. - Variety