Nelson J.J. Flores

Nelson J.J. Flores

Director of photography in Valley Village, Los Angeles County, California

About Nelson

Nelson J.J. Flores was born and raised in New York City and has studied and practiced filmmaking and cinematography for about five years now. Having graduated with a Bachelors in Media Arts from Long Island University, and now having a Master’s Degree from New York Film Academy in Cinematography, Nelson grows as a Director of Photography here in Los Angeles, CA.
    He has been a cinematographer for films internationally in the Dominican Republic, and locally in the United States. Nelson has worked on various short films, as well as commercials, websisodes, and features. He has also submtted his work to festivals, two of which have been official selections. One had been selected in the Big Mini Media Festival in Brooklyn, New York on November of 2014, and another was accepted to the M.A.C Film Festival in Amazonas, Brazil onn August of 2015.
    He currently works as a Self Employed Director of Photography as well as a Gaffer in Los Angeles, and continues to work in order to improve his craft and hopefully reach his goal to join the Local 600. 

Name: Nelson J.J. Flores

Lives in: Valley Village, Los Angeles County, California

Occupation: Director of Photography

Unique traits: Bilingual in Spanish


  • Paying Mr. McGetty

    Paying Mr. McGetty (2016)
    Film by Michael Baumgarten (Action and Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department

  • She Gives Me Sight

    She Gives Me Sight (2016)
    Film by Jiping Liu (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department

  • Xp-573

    Xp-573 (2016)
    Film by Nick Lyon (Action and Horror) Camera and Electrical Department

  • Julia

    Julia (2016)
    Film by Daniele Joi (Short and Drama) Cinematographer After the death of her mom caused by a sudden heart attack, a grieving daughter struggles to decide if she should pack her stuff and move to Los Angeles, until she receives the encouragement from someone she wasn't expecting at all.

  • Kate

    Kate (2015)
    Film by Andrew Williams (Short, Drama, Horror and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Tom is a high school student who is haunted by a secret. One year ago he witnessed a murder of his classmate Kate. Now it is not just the secret that has come back to haunt him.

  • Redux

    Redux (2015)
    Film by Vitaly Verlov (Short, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department A scientist must send a warning message through time before he gets killed by an assault team.

  • The Black Dog

    The Black Dog (2015)
    Film by Daniel Hever (Short, Drama and Family) Camera and Electrical Department One family. Three generations. The last day in their family home together.

  • The Burning Bride

    The Burning Bride (2015)
    Film by Christopher Funderburg (Crime and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department A dark and sensuous thriller positioned at the intersection of faith, greed and lust - when a corrupt clergyman is ambushed and nearly killed over the cash meant for a bribe, the money's intended recipient has no intention of letting the issue drop.

  • Breathe

    Breathe (2015)
    Film by Paul Kowalski (Short, Drama and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department A Polish neurosurgeon is derailed by the haunting memories of his wife's death.

  • Fairies

    Fairies (2015)
    Film by Andrew Williams (Short, Drama, Fantasy and Thriller) Cinematographer A young girl hides in her basement with her imaginary fairy friends to escape her horrible reality.

  • Wasteland Walker

    Wasteland Walker (2015)
    Film by Duxiao Zhu (Short and Sci-Fi) Cinematographer

  • Fata Morgana

    Fata Morgana (2015)
    Film by Amelie Wen (Short, Drama and Family) Camera and Electrical Department A middle-aged couple from China arrives in the United States for the first time to organize the funeral rites of their only child. In the midst of dealing with the logistics of the funeral and their overwhelming grief, they begin to unravel the escalating fractures in their relationship and the uncertain futures that lie ahead of them.

  • Jiaozi

    Jiaozi (2015)
    Film by Lin Zhao (Short, Comedy, Drama and Family) Camera and Electrical Department An Asian American elementary student Ming is ashamed of the culture he is come from especially one day his food was laughed by his fellow classmates. He then his Mother comes up with a great idea to solve the problem.

  • The Flesh of My Lovers

    The Flesh of My Lovers (2015)
    Film by Joshua Giuliano (Short, Comedy and Horror) Camera and Electrical Department Connor is a sociopathic recluse who lives in a world formed by his ultra-violent fantasies. When the woman of his dreams moves-in next door and shows interest in him, he attempts to transform his repulsive lifestyle in order to have a shot with her. But it is not as easy at it seems, as he soon discovers that reconditioning a disturbed psyche can produce horrific consequences, and that even the brightest dreams have a dark side. Written by Joshua Giuliano

  • Helping Hand

    Helping Hand (2015)
    Film by Lin Zhao (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department A man with a hardened heart meets a homeless woman who activates his desire to help others.

  • Fully Vetted

    Fully Vetted (2015)
    Film by Dennis Larkin (Short, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Cinematographer An aspiring female politician prepares to enter the gubernatorial race for the state of Pennsylvania. When a dark family secret threatens to derail her campaign she takes matters into her own hands.

  • Los Personajes de Paola

    Los Personajes de Paola (2014)
    Film by Claudia Saviñón (Short, Comedy, Drama and Fantasy) Camera and Electrical Department Paola is a writer struggling to finish her script. When her film producer cancels her last project, Paola decides to quit writing. Her characters, however, do not agree with this decision and will try anything to change her mind. So, who writes the story, the characters or the writer?

  • Death Sentence

    Death Sentence (2014)
    Film by Genaro Dominguez (Short, Drama and Thriller) Sound department The death sentence is an incantation spoken by a special order of executors. For the first time in recorded history, the execution fails.

  • Fleecing Led Zeppelin

    Fleecing Led Zeppelin (2014)
    Film by Gabriel Tolliver (Short, Comedy, Crime and Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director In 1973, $200,000 was stolen from one of the Drake Hotel's safety deposit boxes in New York City. The money was all the cash from Led Zeppelin's final show at Madison Square Garden. Fast forward to today. NYPD cop, Bobby Turner is cleaning out his recently deceased mother's house and finds a bowling bag in the closet, stashed with $200,000. How did it get there? And what will happen now with it? Written by Jackie Maw Tolliver & Gabriel A. Tolliver

  • Chicken-Hawk

    Chicken-Hawk (2014)
    Film by Dennis Larkin (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department

  • Cruel

    Cruel (2014)
    Film by Christine Richards (Short, Drama and Romance) Cinematographer A young woman who appears to be preparing for a romantic moment with her lover, turns the tables when they both decide to do something drastic together. Little does the lover know that she has been planning this since day one.

  • Murder on the A

    Murder on the A (2014)
    Film by Christine Richards (Short, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Cinematographer A detective investigates the murder of a reality star as told from various unreliable perspectives, in this modern cross between Rashomon (Akira Kurosawa, 1950) and The Usual Suspects (Bryan Singer, 1995).

  • Christmas Tears

    Christmas Tears (2014)
    Film by Fabian Perez (Drama, Family and Fantasy) Sound department Story of 3 best friends hitting rock bottom on Christmas Eve. The toll it takes on their family and the chooses they make leads them on a magical day that they will never forget. A film of hope, faith, love and family. This film is a tear-jerk-er, one you'll never forget Written by Anonymous

  • The Robbery

    The Robbery (2012)
    Video by Filson Ali (Short, Comedy and Fantasy) Actor Through 3D animation, an angel gummy bear and a devil gummy bear convince a junkie to 'go and save us' from the convenience store. In an armed robbery, the junkie liberates the gummy bears - only to suddenly get hungry.

  • Red Hook

    Red Hook (2012)
    TV Movie by Wil Shriner (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew The town of Red Hook and the people who live and work there.


  • Official Selection at the M.A.C Film Festival for Eva’s Pocket Watch

  • Official Selection at the Big Mini Media Film Festival for Cruel


  • New York Film Academy

  • Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus (Brooklyn, NY)

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