Michael Gauthier | Cinematographer

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Michael found his passion being behind the camera at an early age drawing inspiration from movies like Jurassic Park, Back to the Future, and Pirates of the Caribbean. Graduating High School early, Michael dove head first into the film industry. He quickly started building an impressive resume by learning from professional cinematographers in Los Angeles on music videos, commercials, and movies. Michael studied at Columbia College Chicago where he received a Bachelors in Cinema Arts & Science with a concentration in Cinematography. He continues to hone his skills as a cinematographer by shooting narrative films, commercials, and music videos. Currently, Michael is an in-house cinematographer at the worldwide ad agency, FCB.

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Michael is a Los Angeles based cinematographer from Chicago, IL. Movies like Jurassic Park, Back to the Future, and Space Jam ignited a passion for filmmaking in Michael at a very early age. Michael studied at Columbia College Chicago where he earned a Bachelors degree in Cinema Arts & Science with a concentration in Cinematography. After college, Michael spent two years working as an in-house cinematographer at the worldwide advertising agency, FCB Chicago. There, he worked with clients such as Jack Daniels, Anheuser-Busch, Discover Card, and many more. He continues to hone his skills as a cinematographer by shooting feature films, short films, commercials, and music videos.