Matt Renoir

Matt Renoir

Camera operator, cinematographer and director of photography in Los Angeles, California

About Matt

I split my time between Los Angeles and San Francisco, working as a Cinematographer/DP, as well as Producer. I began production work in San Francisco, working on independent feature films, as well as Television shows. Moved to Los Angeles seven years ago. Working on documentaries, shorts, music videos, web series, and the occasional feature.
Mostly shooting on BlackMagic 4K, DJI Drones.
I also own a ton of equipment including BlackMagic 4K, BlackMagic Pocket, Canon 7D, Canon 60D, DJI Phantom 4 Pro Drone.

Local in Los Angeles, and San Francisco.


Name: Matt Renoir

Lives in: Los Angeles, California

Occupation: Camera Operator, Cinematographer, Director of Photography, Producer and Director

Credits

  • Hollywood Square

    Hollywood Square (2017)
    Television (Comedy) Cinematographer Aspiring actor Allen moves to Hollywood and navigates his way through the ins and outs of show business, struggling not to compromise his faith along the way.

  • AOK

    AOK (2016)
    Television (Comedy) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • Ishkin

    Ishkin (2016)
    Film (Short and Drama) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • Design Therapy with Kelli Ellis

    Design Therapy with Kelli Ellis (2016)
    Television (Reality-TV) Cinematographer This isn't your average home makeover show. Design Therapy is a series where color and coaching go hand in hand. Host Kelli Ellis heads inside celebrity homes for room makeovers that extend beyond the walls and into the psyche of each guest. As both a designer and design psychologist, Kelli has an innovative approach that takes a deeper look at the "why" behind the colors, styles and furniture in each makeover. Written by Design Network

  • Merlin of Legend

    Merlin of Legend (2016)
    Television (Fantasy) Cinematographer After waiting 1500 years for King Arthur to return, Merlin just wants to watch movies and eat pizza. But he's about to find out destiny hasn't given up on him yet.

  • Bid Big

    Bid Big (2016)
    Television (Reality-TV) Cinematographer From the makers of Storage Hunters, a group of bargain hunters engage in a bidding war for storage lockers that could be a win or could be a bust.

  • Blood Prose

    Blood Prose (2016)
    Film (Short, Action and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Gentle elegance has turned to bitter edge in the heart of Miriam Gladstone. The flowered, standing ovations on Broadway and London stages are a distant memory. Now, Miriam haunts dive bars and back alleys using her once delicate hands to crack skulls instead of monologues. Maybe this life detour was her destiny but more likely it's the guilt that brought her to this place. The guilt that her betrayal was what set off her fiancé to bludgeon to death two fellow actors during a live, televised performance of Julius Caesar. This horrid past becomes horrid prologue for Miriam when rogue Detective Brandon Spurr coerces her into tracking down a serial killer. The two soon find themselves in over their heads, ensnared in a hideous web of corruption, terror and murder fueled by sickening fetishes and madness. And for Miriam, a very personal, very bloody lesson in retribution is about to unfold.

  • Escape from Area 51

    Escape from Area 51 (2016)
    Film (Short, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department While driving through the Nevada desert, a young couple inadvertently crosses over into Area 51 territory.

  • Expecting

    Expecting (2016)
    Film (Horror and Sci-Fi) Cinematographer A woman with a perfect life learns she's pregnant with a baby she didn't expect. Those closest to her brush off her fears and apprehensions. With no one to turn to for help, she carries the child to term and comes to really understand what people mean when they say 'your life is over when you have kids.'

  • My Name Is John Franke

    My Name Is John Franke (2016)
    Film (Documentary and Short) Cinematographer A filmmaker interviews his bi-polar brother who is conquering his demons by creating art.

  • Kong: Long Live the King

    Kong: Long Live the King (2016)
    Film (Documentary) Cinematographer A feature documentary about the enduring appeal of the character King Kong, and how he has inspired so many of the great filmmakers and artists since 1933.

  • Seer

    Seer (2016)
    Film (Short, Horror and Sci-Fi) Camera and Electrical Department A woman begins to foresee terrifying events leading up to her husband's alien abduction. These visions, these dreams, have her living in a world of confusion, and self doubt. She and her husband struggle together in trying to figure out what is happening to her. They both fear she is going crazy, but their faith in one another, and love for each other keeps them fighting for an answer beyond insanity. Written by B. Gilbert

  • Dos Lunas

    Dos Lunas (2015)
    Film (short) Director

  • Imperial Valley

    Imperial Valley (2015)
    Film (short) Cinematographer

  • Lost in Time

    Lost in Time (2015)
    Film (Short, Drama and War) Camera and Electrical Department While her fiancé fights overseas, a girl struggles to keep the seams of her world from unraveling at home, while a lost dog helps her embrace the future.

  • Harbinger Down

    Harbinger Down (2015)
    Film (Horror and Sci-Fi) Sound department A group of grad students have booked passage on the crabbing boat Harbinger to study the effects of global warming on a pod of Belugas in the Bering Sea. When the ship's crew dredges up a recently thawed piece of old Soviet space wreckage, things get downright deadly. It seems that the Russians experimented with tardigrades, tiny resilient animals able to withstand the extremes of space radiation. The creatures survived, but not without mutation. Now the crew is exposed to aggressively mutating organisms. And after being locked in ice for 3 decades, the creatures aren't about to give up the warmth of human companionship. Written by MovieKnut

  • Glad You Got a Cat

    Glad You Got a Cat (2015)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • The Hollywood Polygamist

    The Hollywood Polygamist (2015)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • Dryer Lint

    Dryer Lint (2015)
    Film (Short and Horror) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • Big Poison Con

    Big Poison Con (2015)
    Film (Short, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Cinematographer Josef K an agent for the Order of the Wolf, disenfranchised from the Order's policies after having to carry out an unforgivable order is lead on a new journey for the good of Man.

  • Paper Memories of Charlie Winter

    Paper Memories of Charlie Winter (2015)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Romance) Cinematographer Charlie Winter thought he had his life in perfect order.

  • XVWE

    XVWE (2015)
    Film (Short, Crime, Horror, Mystery and 1 More) Camera and Electrical Department A retired Southern gentleman gets more than he bargained for when he meets a young man all too willing to give him exactly what he wants.

  • Long Live the King

    Long Live the King (2014)
    Documentary by Benevolent Monster Productions Cinematographer

  • The Bachelor

    The Bachelor (2014)
    Television (Game-Show, Reality-TV and Romance) Art department A single bachelor dates multiple women over several weeks, narrowing them down to hopefully find his true love.

  • Lawnmower

    Lawnmower (2014)
    Film (Short and Drama) Cinematographer A young man returns from prison to make amends.

  • A Zombie Next Door

    A Zombie Next Door (2014)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Cinematographer Best described as "Christopher Guest meets George Romero," the film takes place after the zombie apocalypse has ended, and private citizens are permitted to own one zombie. But former ghoul-hunter "One Shot" Murdoch (Ron Rogge) has four, and has been given 48 hours to find homes for three of his pets. Written by Frank Dietz

  • Maestro Messenger

    Maestro Messenger (2013)
    Documentary by Benevolent Monster Productions Cinematographer

  • The Ascent

    The Ascent (2013)
    Film by The Ascent Movie LLC Producer

  • Blood and Guts with Scott Ian

    Blood and Guts with Scott Ian (2013)
    Television (Biography, Comedy and Horror) Camera and Electrical Department Celebrating the art and pure awesomeness of monster makeup and gore effects, Scott Ian has teamed up with the Nerdist Channel to bring you "Blood and Guts," showcasing a behind-the-scenes look at how some of the greatest FX artists of today pull off their amazing work. Written by Nerdist Channel

  • Man Life Crisis

    Man Life Crisis (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department James is about to marry the girl of his dreams, but his self-centered father is any families worst nightmare.

  • Decisions

    Decisions (2013)
    Film (Short and Drama) Cinematographer A young man, Tayo, is faced with a decision to leave a long term relationship with his girlfriend , Tamera, or seek other opportunities. Frustrated with being unemployed, he is tempted to pursue illegal activities with a close friend, Mike, as a means to survive. Meanwhile another close friend of his named Justin seems to live a more womanizing stress free life. Eventually, Justin finds out that the "player" finally gets played. Through his "player" escapades, he tempts to sway Tayo away from his monogamous relationship and persuade him to be with other women. In between his relationships, Tayo must learn to make decisions that will either better his life or lead him down a path to destruction. Written by Garett Eversley

  • Missed Connection

    Missed Connection (2013)
    Video (Short, Comedy and Drama) Cinematographer A simplistic story of two strangers in everyday life coming together by chance and finding each other in the end.

  • Beast  Wishes

    Beast Wishes (2012)
    Documentary by Benevolent Monster Productions Cinematographer

  • Hat of Eternal Dreams

    Hat of Eternal Dreams (2012)
    Film (Short, Action, Comedy and Thriller) Cinematographer Hat of Eternal Dreams is a black comedy about a flying fedora, tooth decay, elevator music, meeting your nemesis, and confronting your greatest fears.

  • Shtarkers: Tough Guys

    Shtarkers: Tough Guys (2012)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Crime and Musical) Cinematographer One evening, a couple of degenerate thugs are unpleasantly surprised by the dreaded Uncle Moe the Shylock. He came to collect an unpaid debt of course. However, an unexpected intervention embarrassingly rears its head.

  • Through the Night

    Through the Night (2012)
    Film (Short and Action) Cinematographer In the action short film Through the Night, a suburban dad comes home late one night, still in time to tuck his son in with a lullaby. With the night coming to its typical end, a few old friends drop in without warning. These uninvited guests want a resolution to a bit of unresolved business, not willing to let anything, or anyone to stand in their way. Written by M. Renoir

  • Beast Wishes

    Beast Wishes (2012)
    Film (Documentary) Cinematographer A documentary about Bob and Kathy Burns, the goodwill ambassadors of science fiction film fandom.

  • The X Factor

    The X Factor (2011 - 2012)
    Television (Music and Reality-TV) Miscellaneous Crew In this American version of the hit UK show, Simon Cowell and his fellow judges search for a singer who has the "X factor".

  • Shtarkers

    Shtarkers (2011)
    Television (Comedy) Cinematographer What happens when a Hasidic Jewish delivery boy robs a mob-filled barbershop?

  • No Chance at Love

    No Chance at Love (2011)
    Television (Comedy) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • Everyday Black Man

    Everyday Black Man (2010)
    Film (Action and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Since closing the door to a violent past, quiet and thoughtful Moses Stanton everyday existence is running a small neighborhood store, and watching over his daughter who doesn't know he exists. When a young man, Malik, comes in claiming to be a black Muslim that is doing good for the neighborhood, Moses takes him on as a partner but soon realizes that Malik is nothing but a drug dealer seeking to destroy the neighborhood and Moses's daughter. Therefore, Moses must become the man he used to be in order to save his beloved neighborhood and his daughter. Written by Carmen Madden

  • Baby Jane?

    Baby Jane? (2010)
    Film (Comedy) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Baby Jane is a tragic victim manipulated by her melodramatic sister Blanche. Blanche who set up her own accident continues to keep Baby Jane in the dark... always thinking that she was the evil sister.

  • Remnant Truths

    Remnant Truths (2010)
    Video (Short and Drama) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • The Prankster

    The Prankster (2010)
    Film (Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew The Pranksters are a secret society that rights the wrongs of high school. Its leader, Chris, longs for more with graduation looming. Under the guidance of his eccentric Uncle Nick, Chris embarks on a challenging path of self-discovery and romance. Written by Anonymous

  • Ghost Adventures

    Ghost Adventures (2010)
    Television (History, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Billy Tolley, and Jay Wasley investigate the scariest, most notorious, haunted places in the world.

  • The Singularity Is Near

    The Singularity Is Near (2010)
    Film (Documentary, Drama and Sci-Fi) Miscellaneous Crew The brilliant inventor Ray Kurzweil creates a computer avatar named Ramona (Pauley Perrette). He raises her like a modern-day Pinocchio, and she gradually acquires consciousness. Ramona detects a secret attempt by microscopic robots to destroy the world, but her warnings are ignored by everyone because she is not recognized as a person. Her computerized nature lets her stop the robot attack but lands her in trouble with the law. Written by Anonymous

  • Ryan and Sean's Not So Excellent Adventure

    Ryan and Sean's Not So Excellent Adventure (2008)
    Film (Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew Ryan and Sean get discovered as Internet Celebrities, and are given the opportunity to be in a movie, but meet some wacky situations.

  • Big & $ave

    Big & $ave
    TV Movi (Comedy) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • The Fight Goes On

    The Fight Goes On
    Film (Short, Action and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Two Savate Fighters, One tournament, what is their mind set ? Who is the winner within.

  • The Chicken Run

    The Chicken Run
    Film (short) Cinematographer

Education

  • San Francisco State University Cinema Department (San Francisco, CA)

Desert Island Movies

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