As a young boy, Alessandro Gentile fell in love with the Steven Spielberg’s films “Close Encounters” and “ET”. Little did Gentile know, these two films would inspire a life long passion for the cinema. Today, Gentile is a professional cinematagropher influenced by the works of ASC Cinematographer’s Roger Deakins, Robert Richardson, and Vilmos Zsigmond.
In 2000, Gentile received his Bachelors Degree in Film Studies from the University of California at Santa Barbara. Gentile then choose to polish his Cinematography skills at the University of California at Los Angeles where he spent two years concentrating on lighting, composition, movement, and HD video capture. Post graduation, Gentile has shot numerous Independent film productions in the States and abroad.
Name: Alessandro Gentile
Lives in: Burbank, California
Occupation: Camera Operator, Cinematographer and Director of Photography
Univerity of California Los Angeles
University of California Santa Barbara