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 named Matt as one of “Ten Cinematographers to Watch” in recognition of 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, earned the Nora Ephron Award, and was acquired by Neon for theatrical release.
Matt also shot the South By Southwest 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 premiere at the Telluride Film Festival in 2016. It was also an Official Selection at the prestigious Camerimage Film Festival in Poland and garnered ten Best Documentary awards at festivals around the world. He also worked on Derek Doneen’s The Price of Free, which opened the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and earned the Grand Jury Prize for documentary. The film was produced by Davis Guggenheim, Sarah Anthony, and Participant Media.