It is often said that a picture is worth a thousand words, and sometimes it is a lot more. For Matteo Martignago, a Los Angeles-based Director of Photography is it not just about clicking snaps but telling a story. He uses his images to bring life to a story or a script.
He has been associated with many gripping projects in his career. He was Director of Photography in the movie MyDorian, a story that narrates a modernized version set in the present day of The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde.
During the time he worked with directors Alessandro D’Ambrosi and Santa De Santis for several months and was involved in both the pre-production and post-production process.
One of the most remarkable features of Matteo Martignago’s work is his vision to make even the most insignificant things shine. As a Director of Photography, he pays special attention to even the minutest of details.
According to him, it is this obsession with details that makes a difference between a good movie and an extraordinary one. His job as Director of Photography is to bring the Director’s vision into reality and to do it as best as possible.
At an early age, Matteo was inclined towards the craft of filmmaking and photography. He shared his experience about the same and said in an interview, “In high school, I started to get into filmmaking more seriously and started to work on small sets to gain experience and knowledge as much as I could.
I have always loved photography and I feel like Cinematography is an evolution of it in some forms. Being able to create stories and realities someone can only think about most of the time is something that has always fascinated me and something I never get tired of.”
Matteo journey as a visionary had created an impression on countless people around the globe. He often uses social media to further share his journey. We can’t wait to see thre next film he is working on!