Derek Matarangas is a dual citizen of the European Union and the United States. Originally from Miami and graduating in Fine Arts, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in Photography and Cinematography, leading him to accomplish a Masters degree in Cinematography, from the prestigious American Film Institute. Derek is a multi skilled professional with an extensive resume showcasing his experience as a Director, Photograph
er and Producer. His photography work includes portrait, editorial, lifestyle and fashion photography. As for his motion picture work, it includes advertisements, commercials, short films and movies such as the feature film Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans. Each of his projects reflect his unique style and creativity. His talent and skills have helped brands, studios and agencies to develop content and to communicate their vision through motion and image. As a pragmatic, creative and unique artist, he translates his passion through his signature style and ever growing body of work.
Currently based in Hollywood, CA & Miami, FL
American Film Institute Fellow
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