Matt Mitchell is an award winning Director of Photography based out of Brooklyn, NY and a proud member of ICG: Local 600. As cinematographer, Matt has lensed projects all over the globe, and has collaborated with some of the most exciting and talented filmmakers working in the film industry today.
His documentary REFUGEE, had its world premiere at the 43rd Annual Telluride Film Festival, and was accepted as an Official Selection at the 2016 Camerimage Film Festival in Bydgoszcz, Poland. It has also garnered Best Documentary wins at seven film festivals and screened at over another twenty five worldwide. Mitchell’s documentary work can also be seen in the film KAILASH, which opened the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and won the Grand Jury Prize for Documentary Film. The film is directed by Derek Doneen, and is produced by Davis Guggenheim, Sarah Anthony, and Participant Media. The short film, TORU, for A24 and directors Jonathan Minard and Scott Rashap, was also an official selection of Sundance Film Festival.
Mitchell photographed Nia D’Acosta’s directorial debut, LITTLE WOODS, starring Tessa Thompson and Lily James, which premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival to critical acclaim, and was picked up for distribution by Neon. Most recently he shot the feature film VILLAINS, starring Maika Monroe and Bill Skarsgard.