Matt Mitchell is an award winning Director of Photography based out of Brooklyn, New York. In 2019, Variety Magazine awarded Matt as one of their “Ten Cinematographers to Watch”, for his work on Nia D’Acosta’s, Little Woods; only six months after being named in their 2018 “Artisans Elite: Up Next” issue. Little Woods premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival to critical acclaim, where it won the Nora Ephron Award and was acquired by Neon. The film stars Tessa Thompson and Lily James, and is currently playing in theaters nationwide.
His documentary work can be seen in the films Refugee (Telluride 2016, Camerimage 2016), and The Price of Free (Sundance 2018). The Price of Free received Sundance’s Documentary Grand Jury Prize Award, and was directed by Derek Doneen, and produced by Davis Guggenheim, Sarah Anthony, and Participant Media.
Matt also shot the 2017 Blacklist comedy thriller, Villains, starring Maika Monroe and Bill Skarsgard. The film will be released theatrically in the summer of 2019. He is currently in post on John Pollono’s film, Small Engine Repair, with Jon Bernthal and Shea Wigham.