Jean Pierre is a Director of Photography, Lighting Cameraman, AV editor & Photographer.
An active member of the European Film Academy
His passion for cinematography has led him to be heavily involved in documentaries, music videos, short films and feature films both for local & international release. Participated in a 10 day Master Class organised by the European Film Academy in Berlin headed by acclaimed Swedish film maker Stefan Yarl in both Brandenburg & Berlin in 2006.
In November 2009, Jean Pierre has also gained the Distinction of Licentiate of the Malta Institute of Professional Photography.
Some of his latest work include:
‘Simshar’ – The Movie – Behind the Scenes & Making-of features
'The Runaway' - Extended music video for local Award winning band 'Red Electrick'
‘Home’ – Music video for local band ‘The Crowns’
‘Red Electrick – The Unplugged Sessions’ – A 62min Musical Entertainment Feature
‘Back in Time’ – Music video for Thomas Hedley
‘Walk With Me’ – Music video for the Award Winning local band Airport Impressions
‘Encounters / Inkontri’ – An artistic Cinematic & Photographic experimental project in collaboration with British artist Derek Nice & percussionist Renzo Spiteri.
‘Valletta – A living History’ 35min Docu-Drama screening daily in 7 different languages at The Embassy Cinema Complex in Valletta in June 2010.
Name: Jean Pierre Gatt
Lives in: Żurrieq, Malta
Occupation: Director of Photography, Cinematographer, Camera Operator, Editor, Filmmaker, Photographer (Still) and Videographer
The World According to Kenny Everett
TV Movie by Verity Maidlow (Documentary) Camera and Electrical Department
Film (short) by Peter Paul Gauci (Drama) Editor
The Maltese Fighter
Film (short) by Arev Manoukian (Drama, History and Sport) Editorial department In a time when Malta's political violence was at its peak, Carmelo, a struggling single father and boxer from Valletta, is forced to join a corrupt underworld as he tries to provide for his only son Giuseppi.
Film by Rebecca Cremona (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Young Theo is sent on his first trip with his Maltese sea faring family, but things go terribly wrong when the 'Simshar' sinks, leaving the crew stranded in the Mediterranean... Simultaneously, Alex - a medic reluctantly dispatched onto a Turkish Merchant vessel which has rescued a group of stranded African boat people between Malta and Italy - gets stuck on the boat as the countries wage a bureaucratic war over who should take in the migrants... The stories unravel in parallel and culminate tragically when the fishermen are traced down, but by that time there's only one survivor. Written by Rebecca Cremona
Film (short) by Jule Belami (Drama) Editor A young man stands opposite a nicely manicured court, an old woman sits facing a window with a leafy view, each one a prisoner, each utterly alone, each making do with the remnants of what once were their lives.
Film (short) by Jule Belami Cinematographer