I'm based in Los Angeles, California but available to work anywhere.

People. Documentary. Travel. Stories.

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I started working in film while living in London, on Harry Potter 3. From then on, I worked in cinematography in some of the most cherished films of all time: Toy Story 3, Up, Ratatouille, Wall-E and more.

Photography has been a part of my life since I first picked up a camera as a kid, and my Dad taught me how to see the world. I never let go of the camera, and throughout the years I have traveled and photographed all over the world with my photography published in many publications and blogs.

My Work

I've been photographing and filming all my life. From directing and producing live-action film to animation cinematography, to photographing events, people and travel, there's nothing I love more than capturing an emotion as a story.

My photographs have been called cinematic, but I like to think everything I do as emotive –something that makes people curious about the story behind the image.

My animation cinematography/lighting work can be found on several Academy-Award winning films: Up, Toy Story 3, Wall-E, Ratatouille, and most currently, Frozen 2.

My photography has been sold and licensed through Getty Images, 500px, and directly through me for clients and companies all over the world. I'm always looking for creative collaborations with clients, so please contact me with any questions.

Portfolio Summary

If you're interested in a gathering of all my showreels and portfolios, you can find it at: http://sutrostudios.com/privatefolio.

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Afonso & Film

Over the years, I have also worked on several Academy-Award winning feature films, short films, and multiple live-action projects for commercial and documentary clients.

Take a look at my reel below for an idea of my filmmaking experience.