Matthias Saunders

Matthias Saunders

Camera operator, cinematographer and director in Atlanta, Georgia

About Matthias

Matthias Saunders is a highly skilled and dynamic filmmaker with over 20 years of professional experience. Considered by many to be one of the top up-and-coming cinematographers in his generation, Matthias is also recognized as an innovative film producer and teacher.

1993 Graduate of New York University undergraduate Film Program.  1993-94 Resident Filmmaker Program at the International Film & Television Workshops, Rockport, ME. 2007-2010 Film & Video Department Head & Lead Instructor at the Institute of Production and Recording, Minneapolis, MN.

Career Highlights:

Personal assistant to Conrad Hall, ASC for over 2 years.

Assisted and trained under numerous cinematographers and members of the ASC, including Jeff Seckenndorf, Steven Burum ASC, Vilmos Sigmund ASC, Allen Daviau ASC, Curtis Clark ASC, and Robert Primes ASC
Studied and trained as a camera assistant with Doug Hart, and worked as a member of his personal AC/Camera Department team for 3 years.

Member of the AATON Camera Team, a worldwide team of 24 cinematographers commissioned to document the Sydney 2000 Summer Olympic Games.


Partial List of Production Credits:

Prosper (2012) Director of Photography
The Retirement Party (2011) Director of Photography
Street Hassle (2010) Director of Photography
The Scientist (2010) Director of Photography
Rosalita (2009) Director of Photography
Never to Run (2008) Director of Photography
Devils Grove (2007) Director of Photography
Prison of the Psychotic Damned (2006) Director of Photography
A Cold Blood (2005) Gaffer
Nickel Bag (2004) Director of Photography
Murder Rap (2004) Director of Photography / Gaffer
New World (2000) Director of Photography
Cruel and Unusual (2000) Director of Photography / Gaffer
Disoriented (1999) Director of Photography / Gaffer
The Better Life (1999) Director of Photography
Below the Belt (1999) Director of Photography


Name: Matthias Saunders

Lives in: Atlanta, Georgia

Occupation: Camera Operator, Cinematographer, Director, Director of Photography, Gaffer/lighting Technician, Photographer (Still) and Producer

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