Summary

Myles Smythe is an American cinematographer with more than twenty years of experience as a director of photography and still photographer. Based in Northern California.

Credits

1/19 – Current

Director of Photography (RED Gemini) Desert Shadows - Film (2019)

Film (Theatrical) Details
1/19 – Current

Head of camera and lighting. Pre-production planning with film director. On location cinematography.

1/19 – 1/19

Gaffer Tacos for [redacted]

Festivals — Film (Short) — Cordillera International Film Festival Details
1/19 – 1/19

On location gaffer. Creative lighting design. Running power, striking and modifying lights.

12/18 – 12/18

Camera Operator (RED Epic 8K) Believe In You (Season 2)

Internal — Reality/Doc (TV) — Varsity Brands / Bourns Productions Details
12/18 – 12/18

On location camera operation and gaffing. Also completed editing for several episodes.

10/18 – 12/18

Director of Photography (Sony PXW-FS5) The Change

Festivals — Film (Short) Details
10/18 – 12/18

Cinematographer and camera operator.

10/18 – 10/18

Assistant Camera (RED Epic 8K / Canon C300MKII) Warriors of a Beautiful Game

Reality/Doc (TV) Details
10/18 – 10/18

Assistant Camera to Director of Photography, included camera prep and media management. Documentary film project in Paris, France.

6/18 – 10/18

Director of Photography (Sony PXW-FS5) Veterans Journey Home

Reality/Doc (TV) — Warrior Films Details
6/18 – 10/18

Provided on-location camera direction and operation for documentary run and gun project. Placer County segment.

8/18 – 8/18

Director of Photography (Sony PXW-FS5) Casino Boss (Pilot)

Nevada Local — Scripted (TV) — Sierra Studio Films Details
8/18 – 8/18

In charge of camera and lighting on set. Camera operator.

6/18 – 6/18

Director of Photography (Sony PXW-FS5) – SkyValet Luggage (Hoekestra Pictures)

Web — Commercial/Ad Details
6/18 – 6/18

In charge of camera and lighting on set. MoVI operator.

Media

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My Gear

  • Arri SkyPanel
  • Redrock MicroRemote Follow Focus
  • SmallHD 702 Bright 7" Monitor
  • Freefly Movi M10 Gimbal
  • 1/2 Ton Grip Van
  • Atomos Shogun Inferno Field Recorder
  • Distro Package
  • Fujinon MK-18-55mm Cine Zoom Lens
  • Hamper Cart
  • Hive Wasp 100-C LED
  • Litegear Litemat Plus 3
  • Mole Richardson 400w Daylight LED Fresnel
  • Molefay 9-light 3x20amp custom
  • Schneider Xenon FF 75mm Cine Lens
  • SmallHD 1303 Bright 13" Monitor
  • Sony PXW-FS5 (Raw)
  • Teradeck Bolt Pro 300 RxTx

Skills

  • Editing
  • Director
  • Pre-production
  • Documentary
  • Camera Operator
  • Cinematographer
  • Communication
  • Timelapse
  • Narrative
  • Adobe Suite
  • Composition
  • Gaffer
  • Camera Movement
  • Shaping Light