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Brooklyn, NY · Member since August 2015


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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.

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Redrock One Man Crew Complete

December 2017

Matt was great, fast and easy communication. I'd recommend renting from him.

Matt is an awesome renter and communicator once again!

Gear was in excellent condition and pickup/dropoff details were arranged swiftly. Excellent communicator. Thanks again Matt.

Great communication. Item exactly how described. Would rent from again when needed.

Great hear and great communication

Flexible and personable. Equipment performed great. Would rent from Matt again.

Equipment worked great and communication with Matt was simple and straightforward!


Sennheiser G3 Wireless microphone

September 2015