Production Personnel

Directors of Photography

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Ben Scharffbillig
7420 E. Ironwood Ct.
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
480-221-3377 Business

DoP specializing in efficient productions. Owner/Operator with multiple camera packages along with 1-ton G/E equipment van. Sports, Commercial, corporate, documentary & social media content acquisitions that fit the budget. Insured. Capable of full production from acquisition through editorial to deliver your vision to your audience. Travel ready.

Commercials Sports Corporate / Live

4th Wall Productions, LLC
Anthony Miles
519 E. Orchid Ln.
Gilbert, AZ 85296
602-568-8652 Business
602-568-8652 Cell

Anthony Miles, Telly Award Winning Cinematographer/Videographer. Commercials, Corporate, Documentary and Narrative. Anthony is also an accomplished editor and shoots with the editing process in mind. Owns camera packages for ENG and film style acquisition. Sony PXW FS7, EX1, A7sII, UHD & 4k GoPro 7. Complete portable lighting and audio packages.

Features / Episodic Commercials

True Story Films
Cary Truelick
Katelyn Fukayama
170 S. Ash Ave
Tempe, AZ 85281
602-254-4200 Business
602-421-5400 Cell
508-254-0737 Other
602-254-3431 Fax

Creative, award-winning Director, DP and Producer for broadcast, business and documentaries. Collaborative from concept to completion. Visit

Features / Episodic Commercials

Alex Mitchell
4647 W. Alameda Rd.
Glendale, AZ 85310
602-561-0959 Business

DP/Cameraman with 20+ successful years. ARRI Mini LF, Sony FX9/FX3, PL/Canon/Sony Glass, FIZ, AKS+. Commercials, Promos, Corporate Film, Docs, Web, Branded Content, etc. Owner/Operator. 1 & 4-Ton Lighting/Grip Packages. Best gear in town. Positive attitude. Passport ready. Let's Shoot!

Features / Episodic Commercials Sports Corporate / Live

Aaron Araza
Aaron Araza
210 W. Fifth St., #5
Tucson, AZ 85705
520-906-7301 Business

Aaron Araza began his career in the film industry over 15 years ago as an actor/stuntman/stunt coordinator before his passion for camera and lighting techniques lead him to a life behind the camera. Today, Aaron has a diverse industry skill set, including: Director of Photography, Producer, Director, Camera Operator, 1st AC, Gaffer and Key Grip.

Features / Episodic Commercials

Oscar Rivera Cine
Oscar Rivera
2910 E. Cottonwood Club Ln.
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-449-5064 Business

I’m a cinematographer and creative ally with 17 years of production experience, having photographed 10 feature films, 31 shorts, and over 320 commercials. I also contributed to James Cameron’s Avatar 2, 3 & 4 as a reference camera operator for the motion capture process. Bilingual - English/Spanish; Local - Phoenix/Tucson; Travel - Worldwide

Features / Episodic Commercials Print / Stills

Finding You Pictures
Dustin James Leighton
10049 E. Dynamite Blvd. Ste. D120
Scottsdale, AZ 85262
310-435-0739 Business

LA local work-for-hire with strong roots in the Arizona community. ASC Masterclass graduate. Arri Certified. Red Owner/Operator. Happy to travel. Website:

Features / Episodic Commercials Print / Stills

Crew West, Inc.
James Farrell
Michael Barcless
P.O. Box 71117
Phoenix, AZ 85050
480-367-6888 Business
888-444-2739 Other
480-367-6688 Fax

Jim and Dustin Farrell, along with a select group of cameramen work with all of the major television networks as well as corporate/commercial endeavors. We have cameras and lighting in house, including the Red Dragon 6K camera, F5's and prime lenses. We even have a grip truck to send if there are last second changes (when does that happen).

Features / Episodic Commercials Sports Corporate / Live

Holt Hamilton Films
Travis Hamilton
503 N. Temple St.
Mesa, AZ 85203
602-769-7681 Business

Director of Photography on numerous documentaries, theatrically released indie feature films and heartfelt projects around the world. Passport Ready. Army Combat Veteran. Owner/Operator of Blackmagic 6k package. Excels in small crew scenarios in harsh environments with a smile. Ready to roll.

Features / Episodic Commercials Print / Stills

Aiden Chapparone
Aiden Chapparone
6715 N. 12th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85013
480-253-6974 Business
480-253-6974 Cell

Aiden Chapparone is a two-time Emmy nominated cinematographer who specializes in storytelling in all shapes and forms. He’s worked with brands like AT&T, Google, Lyft, the NBA and many more, as well as directors like Malakai and Ellen Kuras to create unforgettable commercials, music videos, documentaries, and features.

Features / Episodic Commercials

Birds Eye Productions, LLC
Josh Lambeth
Phoenix, AZ 85041
480-489-0998 Business

Joshua Lambeth is an award-winning DP. He has worked on projects for multiple Apple Series, documentaries, and commercials. He is familiar with all major cameras, RED, Arri, etc., and is the most experienced drone operator in Arizona. He is also specialized in underwater, air-to-air, and other specialty camera movement.

Features / Episodic Commercials Print / Stills Sports Corporate / Live

The Jukebox Romeos
Cory Brandon Clay
3164 W. Dannielle Dr.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
323-377-7632 Business

Cory Brandon Clay, Creative Producer-Director, Director, Cinematographer, Photographer. Award Winning Work. Brands and Clients including: Amazon Studios, Nissan, Viacom, Warner Brothers, Universal, Discovery, A&E, Lifetime, Showtime, HBO.

Features / Episodic Commercials Print / Stills Theater Sports Corporate / Live

Dustin Farrell Visual Concepts, LLC
Dustin Farrell
Phoenix, AZ
602-722-9288 Business

Emmy award winner. Two time IMAX cinematography award winner. Owner/Operator of the Phantom Flex4K, Sony FX9/FX6, Sony FS7/FS5, Red Dragon, Canon R5C, Freefly Mōvi Pro and motion control camBLOCK Adventure. Underwater Camera Op experience. Specialize in niche imagery like motion control time-lapse and high speed. Phantom Tech certified.

Features / Episodic Commercials Sports Corporate / Live

Ryan Dent
Ryan Dent
11435 N. 62nd Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85304
602-717-3805 Business

Arizona-based cinematographer working on narratives, music videos, documentaries and commercials. Ryan looks to explore visual storytelling through humanistic and experimental means. Complete ARRI 16mm and 35mm camera packages available.

Features / Episodic Commercials Print / Stills

Stephanie Rose
Stephanie Rose Figgins
2334 E. Turney Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85016
480-704-2218 Business

Cinematographer specializing in documentaries. Credits with Netflix, Bravo, and Al Jazeera. Endlessly inspired by the Sonoran desert and my own dreamscapes. Peruvian-American, bilingual in English/Spanish, 2015 graduate of the MA in Screen Documentary at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Features / Episodic Commercials

Ashland Mine Productions
Brent Buntyn
41218 N. Sutter Ln.
Anthem, AZ 85086
323-821-6660 Business

Multi Emmy Award winning DP/Cinematographer with 17 years experience. Documentary/Sports/Short Film/Feature Film/Music Videos/Commercials. Capable of shooting with any camera system on the market. Owner/operator of a Sony Fx9 w/Fujinon 20-120mm and 85-300mm Cinema Zooms. FAA 107 Licensed Drone operator. FOX/NBC/NFL Films/PGA Ent/Golf Channel/ESPN.

Features / Episodic Commercials

Mic Waugh, SOC
Mic Waugh, SOC
20332 E. Hummingbird Dr.
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
602-751-2304 Business
602-751-2304 Cell

Mic Waugh, SOC; Member of IATSE 600 - International Cinematographers Guild. Recently working with James Cameron on the upcoming Avatar sequels and JJ Abrams on a new HBO series. Cameras owned: SONY VENICE 2 - 8k and 6K sensors, FX3, RED DSMC2.

Features / Episodic Commercials

Alexander Kline
Alexander Kline
387 N. Second Ave., #2D
Phoenix, AZ 85003
602-618-5962 Business

Alex is a 4 time Emmy award-winning Director of Photography with years of broadcast television and commercial production experience. ARRI / RED camera packages available, part 107 licensed for drone work.

Features / Episodic Commercials Print / Stills

Underdog Creative
Courtis Merry
11011 N. 92nd St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
712-541-2655 Business

Courtis is a Phoenix based Cinematographer and owner of Underdog Creative. With over a decade of experience in filming and storytelling, he uses his passion and knowledge for creative lighting and camera work to express your message and inspire viewers. Personal gear includes: RED Komodo, cine lenses, Ronin gimbal and Kessler motion control rig.

Features / Episodic Commercials

Bret Kalmbach
1325 E. Palm Ln.
Phoenix, AZ 85006
303-345-8709 Business

Arizona based DP and owner of APAIRUS COMPANY, seasoned in all aspects of production from Producing to Post. Bret has been working in the industry since 2012 focused as a DP/Director but started in post prod. With 3 feature films, 30+ tv commercials, numerous music videos, web, doc, and corporate spots, he is ready to bring your story to life.

Features / Episodic Commercials Sports Corporate / Live

Keil Productions LLC
Andrew Keil
1914 E. Minnezona Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85016
602-300-5565 Business
602-300-5565 Cell

A decade of experience in cinematography for documentaries, reality, narrative, corporate & commercial work. Owner/operator of Sony FX6, FX3, and A7IV 4K camera packages, Sigma cinema lenses, Aputure LED lighting, and more! Clients include A&E, Architectural Digest, ViacomCBS, Smirnoff, and more!

Features / Episodic Commercials Sports Corporate / Live

Mark Braun
Mark Braun
3938 E. Grant Rd., PMB 474
Tucson, AZ 85712
520-631-4397 Business
520-631-4397 Cell

It's not about light, it's about shadow. Working Arizona's film market for over 30 years. Features, shorts, commercials. Sony F55 4K cinema camera owner/operator. Also have access to many other cameras, including Arri Alexa and Red cameras. Also own a 3-ton grip truck & 30' Jimmy Jib.

Features / Episodic Commercials

Alexander Miller
Alex Miller
25927 N. 101st Ave.
Peoria, AZ 85383
602-309-7535 Business
602-309-7535 Cell

Alex is a cinematographer with experience in commercial, narrative, doc and music video work. He's shot with high-profile clients such as the Phoenix Suns and Arizona Coyotes, and is a valuable asset to any and every creative team. Alex also owns Thunder Grip, a full service equipment rental company specializing in lighting supplies

Features / Episodic Commercials Print / Stills Corporate / Live

Jacen Sievers
Jacen Sievers
2038 N. 11th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85006
602-710-0813 Business

Commercial Emmy award-winning cinematographer, Jacen is an Arizona local with a focus on commercial, narrative, and documentary work. Brands include Netflix, Champion, Verizon, American Heart Association and the Arizona Cardinals. Owner of a complete ARRI Alexa Mini camera package, online streaming capable. Fully vaccinated and Covid compliant.

Features / Episodic Commercials Sports

Ambient Skies Productions
John Schaus
Trenton Massey
125 N. 2nd St. Ste. 110-334
Phoenix, AZ 85004
480-420-4368 Business
480-201-0966 Cell

Director of photography specializing in documentary, reality TV, features, narratives, time lapse and corporate video production for 11 years. Steadicam / MOVI operator. Offering cinemastyle camera packages such as Canon C300, Sony F55 & Red Dragon. Phantom Flex 4k certified. Will travel.

Features / Episodic Commercials Print / Stills Sports

McCord Media
Blake McCord
1717 N. Center St.
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
971-222-7785 Business

Blake is an award-winning filmmaker and director of photography based in Flagstaff, Arizona. As a DP Blake is equally at home shooting from the side of a cliff or the bottom of the Grand Canyon as he is in a studio setting and feels incredibly fortunate when he has the opportunity to join teams bringing meaningful stories to life.

Features / Episodic Commercials Theater Sports Corporate / Live

JJ Bukowski
JJ Bukowski
12608 W Lawrence Rd.
Glendale, AZ 85307
602-300-7624 Business

JJ is an award-winning cinematographer with 12+ years of experience in the industry. His credits include commercial projects for Intel, Lenovo, Starbucks and Chipotle as well as many feature films. He started his journey after attending SCC for motion picture production and worked as an apprentice to Jeffery Kimball, ASC.

Features / Episodic Commercials Print / Stills Sports Corporate / Live

Myers Video Production LLC
Mike Myers
311 E. Lehi Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85201-1107
623-694-5997 Business

Mike Myers is a DP based in AZ but travels internationally. Mike Started MVP in 2010 and is known for camera movement. Owner operator with Movi Pro/fx9, fx6, A7 cameras, 1 ton grip+ lighting van, Inspire 2 Drone Pilot (107 Licensed). Mike has a Bachelors in Digital Film Production and works with companies such as PGA Tour, WMPO, AZ Cardinals, CBRE.

Features / Episodic Commercials Print / Stills Sports Corporate / Live