Summary

Brent Yontz is an award-winning cinematographer. Clients include Discovery, FOX Sports, A&E, HBO, Red Bull and Johnson & Johnson among others. Brent's work has been recognized by the Telly® Awards for Achievement in Cinematography. www.brentyontz.com

Credits

1/14 – Current

Director of Photography Human Tracks

Internet — Reality/Doc (TV) — Nanuq Original Productions Details
1/14 – Current

Responsible for producing and overseeing the cinematography of the Human Tracks sports and adventure documentary series. Required hiking in to remote wilderness locations, extensive world travel and extreme sporting photography skills.

8/11 – Current

Director of Photography (Canon 5D Mark II, RED Epic 4K, Phantom Miro 320S) Spectrum

Film (Short) — Nanuq Original Productions Details
8/11 – Current

Producer and director of photography on a 40-minute documentary on autism and sensory perception.

9/14 – 10/14

Cinematographer Off the Edge

Internet — Reality/Doc (TV) — Spinning Owls Productions Details
9/14 – 10/14

Served as a documentary cinematographer specializing in motion control time lapse and high speed cinematography in Athens and Santorini, Greece for Red Bull's Art of Motion Parkour event.

9/14 – 10/14

Director of Photography (RED Epic 5K) Orbit

Film (Short) — Duality Filmworks Details
9/14 – 10/14

Responsible for the visual style for the cinematography and VFX in the science fiction live action animation short film.

8/14 – 9/14

Steadicam Op From Here To There

Film (Theatrical) — Spinning Owls Productions Details
8/14 – 9/14

Served as a documentary steadicam operator for the feature length parkour and free running documentary.

6/14 – 6/14

Director of Photography 1iota Presents

www.youtube.com — Internet — 1iota Productions, LLC Details
6/14 – 6/14

Director of Photography on a documentary multi-camera shoot for 1iota Presents and the MTV Movie Awards.

5/14 – 5/14

Cinematographer – Princess Cruises

Commercial/Ad — Duality Filmworks Details
5/14 – 5/14

Cinematographer on documentary branded footage for Princess Cruises.

4/14 – 4/14

Camera Operator Wahlburgers 1

A&E — Reality/Doc (TV) — 44 Blue Productions Details
4/14 – 4/14

High speed table top cinematographer.

Media

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Education

Class of '10

Columbia College Chicago

B.A. Film and Video: Cinematography Concentration

My Gear

  • Black Magic Camera
  • Canon 5D
  • Canon and Zeiss Lens Package
  • Kessler Motion Control Slider Package
  • Panasonic GH4
  • Rode Shotgun Mic
  • Steadicam
  • Underwater Camera Housing
  • Wescott LED Documentary Lighting Package
  • Zoom Hand Audio Recorder

Skills

  • 1st/2nd Assistant Camera
  • Animation
  • Backpacking
  • Camera Operating
  • Color Grading
  • Compositing
  • Editing
  • Gaffing
  • High Speed
  • Key Gripping
  • Miniatures
  • Motion Control
  • Mountaineering
  • Producing
  • Steadicam
  • Stop Motion
  • Time Lapse
  • Underwater
  • VFX Supervising
  • Virtual Cinematography
  • Wilderness Leadership
  • Wilderness Survival
  • World Travel