Matt Mitchell is an award winning Director of Photography based in Brooklyn, New York, and a proud member of ICG: Local 600. As Cinematographer, Matt has lensed projects all over the globe, and collaborated with some of the most exciting and talented filmmakers working today.
In 2019, Variety Magazine named Matt as one of their “Ten Cinematographers to Watch”, for his work on Nia D’Acosta’s, Little Woods, starring Tessa Thompson and Lily James. The film premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival to critical acclaim, and won the Nora Ephron Award, and was acquired by Neon for theatrical release.
He also shot the SxSW 2019 breakout hit, Villains starring Bill Skarsgard and Maika Monroe. Directed by longtime collaborators, Dan Berk and Robert Olsen, the film was on the 2017 Blacklist.
Matt’s documentary work can be seen in the film Refugee, which had its world premier at the Telluride film festival in 2016. It was also an Official Selection at the prestigious Camerimage Film Festival in Bydgoszcz, Poland, and garnered ten Best Documentary wins at festivals around the world. He also worked on Derek Doneen’s The Price of Free, which opened the 2018 Sundance film festival and took home the Grand Jury Prize for documentary. The film was produced by Davis Guggenheim, Sarah Anthony, and Participant Media.
Currently Matt is in prep on Aharon Keshale’s latest feature Till Death, starring Jason Sudeikis and Evangeline Lilly.