Matt Mitchell is an award winning Director of Photography, based out of Brooklyn, New York. In 2018, Matt was named as one of Variety Magazine’s, “Artisan’s Elite: Up Next” cinematographers of the year.
Matt 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 won the Nora Ephron Award. The film was acquired by Neon for theatrical distribution.
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’s latest film Villains, starring Maika Monroe and Bill Skarsgard, was on the 2017 Blacklist and had its world premier at the 2019 SxSW Film Festival. He is currently shooting John Pollono’s film, Small Engine Repair, with Jon Bernthal and Shea Wigham.