Born and raised in New York City I've been surrounded by diversity. Growing up in a fast-paced melting pot of cultures I've learned to adapt to many things in my life very quickly. This helped me immerse myself in various projects as a Cinematographer.


9/21 – 9/21

Director of Photography (DP) (Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6k G2) Scale Media Inc.

Essential Elements & Live Conscious — Advertising — Scale Media Inc.
9/21 – 9/21
9/21 – 9/21

Camera Operator (Canon EOS R) ProBiotics DCM

Online — Digital — Scale Media Inc.
9/21 – 9/21
9/21 – 9/21

Camera Operator (Sony FX6) AMMPAS Press Conference

Online — Live/Special Event — AMMPAS
9/21 – 9/21
8/21 – 8/21

Director of Photography (DP) (Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6k G2) Artbound: Mustache Monday's (Season 12)

KCET — TV — Julieta Messmer Enterprises Details
8/21 – 8/21

Provided video recording for an interview in NY for performance artist Maluca.

8/21 – 8/21

Director of Photography (DP) (Blackmagic Cinema Pocket Camera 6K Pro) The Voices

Film (Short) — Lotus Productions
8/21 – 8/21
8/21 – 8/21

Director of Photography (DP) (Arri Alexa Mini) Enyaw Big Wolf ll Green Eggs & Ham

Music Video — IOBStudio
8/21 – 8/21
6/21 – 8/21

Director of Photography (DP) (Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6k G2) What's Your Problem?!

Online — Digital — Generation Genius, Inc.
6/21 – 8/21
7/21 – 7/21

Camera Operator (Canon EOS R) Liver MD VSL

Corporate — Scale Media Inc. Details
7/21 – 7/21

Provided Lighting, Camera Assistance, and Operated on a PSA on liver health.

Self ID

I identify with the following groups:

  • Ethnicity: Latino/Latinx
  • Gender: Man



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Daniele Joi
Nelson is not only a great director of photography, but he's also a very warm and gentle person. He always treats every crew member with respect and courtesy, making sure the environment on set is collaborative and safe.

He has a great eye, he's v ...MORE...


Class of '15

New York Film Academy

Masters in Cinematography
Class of '13

Long Island University Brooklyn Campus

Bachelors in Media Arts

My Gear

  • Canon 24-70mm Lens
  • Benro S8 tripod
  • Quasars
  • TV Logic 5.6"


  • Spanish
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Canon Camera Systems
  • RED Camera Systems
  • Arri Camera Systems
  • Sony Camera Systems
  • Panasonic Camera Systems
  • Panavision Camera Systems
  • Creative Flexibility
  • Full knowledge of the latest cinema camera systems
  • In-depth understanding of film stocks and post workflows.
  • Proficient coordination with stunts to ensure a safe set
  • Great attention to detail throughout the production process
  • Positive and confident attitude on set
  • Strong on-set adaptability
  • Arriflex 416 Camera System
  • Arricam 435 Camera Systems
  • Proficient use of Gear Heads
  • Capable of Operating Gear Heads