Matthew Mandarano

Matthew Mandarano

Camera operator, cinematographer and director of photography in Greensboro, North Carolina

About Matthew

Matthew received his B.A. in Media Studies with a concentration in Film and Video Production from UNC-Greensboro in 2006. Since graduation, he has shot material for MTV, TLC, TIME Inc., Invodo.com, Brave New Films, Maggiano's Little Italy, Marriott International and Glen Raven, among many other national, regional and local businesses and entities. In addition, he served as the full-time Director of Photography on the UNC-Greensboro Division of Continual Learning's Multimedia Team for a year and half and, currently, serves as a Multimedia Production Specialist with Novant Health at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. Matthew has also lensed an array of award-winning short films that have screened at the Miami International Film Festival, Cape Fear Independent Film Festival, TERROR Film Festival and 48 Hour Film Project, is the Technical Director of Walk in the Park Pictures, LLC and a co-founder of Down Fenix Media, a multimedia production company in North Carolina. His directorial debut based on Philip K. Dick's short story Beyond the Door is currently in the festival circuit as well.


Name: Matthew Mandarano

Lives in: Greensboro, North Carolina

Occupation: Camera Operator, Cinematographer, Director of Photography and Gaffer/lighting Technician

Credits

  • An Ink Jet Made My Bladder!

    An Ink Jet Made My Bladder! (2011)
    Internet by TIME.com/Vanessa Kanishiro Camera Operator

  • Queen's Gambit

    Queen's Gambit (2011)
    Film by Walk in the Park Pictures/Dan A. R. Kelly DP

  • Office of Online Learning

    Office of Online Learning (2011)
    Film by UNCG DCL/Matt Newton DP

  • Eat Me!

    Eat Me! (2011)
    Film by Frowned Upon Media/Various DP/Co-Producer/Co-Director

  • Cadence

    Cadence (2010)
    by Darkhawk Productions/Dan A. R. Kelly Co-DP/Editor/Co-Producer

  • Eye of the Beholder

    Eye of the Beholder (2010)
    by Darkhawk Productions/Dan A. R. Kelly Co-Producer/DP/Editor

  • A Study in Red

    A Study in Red (2009)
    Film by Walk in the Park Pictures/Dan A. R. Kelly Co-Producer/DP/Editor

  • Beyond the Door

    Beyond the Door (2008)
    Film by Shining Rock Productions/Matthew Mandarano Director/Writer/Editor/Co-Producer

  • UNCGin3

    UNCGin3 (2008)
    Film by UNCG DCL/Greg Robbins DP

  • Banks of the Vltava

    Banks of the Vltava (2007)
    Industrial by Walk in the Park Pictures/Dan A. R. Kelly DP/Associate Producer

  • UnTextMe

    UnTextMe (2007)
    Film by UNCG DCL/Patrick Griffin DP

Awards

  • Audience Favorite - 48 Hr. Film Project Greensboro
    (2011)

  • CLAW Award - Best Director of Photography - Terror Film Festival
    (2010)

  • Festival Director's Award from Cape Fear Independent Film Festival
    (2010)

  • UPCEA Gold Award
    (2010)

  • UPCEA Silver Award
    (2010)

  • Telly Award
    (2010)

  • Audience Favorite - 48 Hr. Film Project Greensboro
    (2008)

  • Best Musical Score - 48 Hr. Film Project Greensboro
    (2008)

  • Davey Award
    (2007)

  • Best Film - 48 Hr. Film Project Greensboro
    (2007)

  • Runner-up, Best Film - 48 Hr. Film Project Greensboro
    (2007)

Education

  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro (Greensboro, NC)
    (2002-2006)

  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Broadcasting and Cinema Department (Greensboro, North Carolina)
    (2002-2006)

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