Brooklyn, NY · Member since August 2015
Matt Porwoll is an Emmy® award-winning cinematographer based in New York. His work has screened theatrically, appeared on TV networks such as HBO, CNN, A&E, and PBS, as well as online outlets including Vogue, Glamour, Wired, Teen Vogue and W Magazine. Most recently, the feature documentary Cartel Land (2015), which Matt shot and co-produced, won Best Cinematography awards at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, 2016 Cinema Eye Honors, and 2016 Primetime Emmys®. The film was also nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Documentary Feature. Porwoll has served as an additional cinematographer on numerous other films including Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare (2012), directed by Academy Award®-nominated director Matthew Heineman, HBO's Emmy®-nominated By the People: The Election of Barack Obama (2009), and HBO's Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 (2013), which won the 2015 Academy Award® for Best Documentary Short.