ABOUT

MYLES SMYTHE

Myles Smythe is an American cinematographer with more than twenty years of experience as a director of photography and still photographer.

Based out of the Greater Sacramento Area, near Auburn, in Northern California. Myles works as a local from Reno, Nevada to San Francisco, California and is available to work worldwide.

 

Myles is a filmmaking partner, Producer and Director at Sierra Studio Films, where they create award winning productions for documentary, commercials and narrative films.

Myles has a valid CA drivers and M1 motorcycle license.

Myles has a valid passport with Global Entry.

Myles is a certified Aerial Platform lift operator (boom/scissor).

MYLES - IN THE MEDIA

AWARDS

JUDGES CHOICE AWARD

Role: Producer/Director/Editor. Diamond to the Rough Documentary film.

RESUME

SELECT FILMOGRAPHY

Narrative

"Desert Shadows" Feature Film | Director of Photography | Director Tyler Bourns (post-production)
"The Change" Short Film | Director of Photography | Director Nick Anderson
"Casino Boss" Television Pilot | Director of Photography | Director Linda Chorney
"Captive" Short Film | Director of Photography | Director Damian Gordon
"Phantom of the Opera" Short Film | Director of Photography | Director Damian Gordon
"Out There" Short Film | Director of Photography | Director Damian Gordon
"Snack Invaders" Short Film | Director of Photography | Director Damian Gordon
"CAPP Records" Branded Short Film | Director of Photography | Director Damian Gordon
"The Bust" Short Film | Camera Operator, Gaffer & DIT | Director Nick Anderson
"Tacos for [Redacted]" Short Film | Gaffer | Director Emily Skyle
"10 Syllables" Short Film | Gaffer | Director Emily Skyle | Link
"Stargazer" Marya Stark, Music Video | Gaffer | Director Tessa Shields

Documentary & Reality

"Baywatch: The American Dream" Documentary | Director of Photography (Action Sports Unit) | Director Matt Felker (in production)
"This is Your Day" Documentary | Director of Photography & Director | Trailer Link
"Lost Sierra E-MTB Festival" Documentary | Director of Photography | Director Bjørn Enga
"Veterans Journey Home" (Becky's Story) Documentary | Director of Photography | Director Frederick Marx
"Mother's Day Murder" (Reno segment) Documentary | Director of Photography | Director Eric Blouin
"Lyme Disease" Mini-Documentary | Director of Photography | Director Dereck Hoekstra
"Jesse Ellis Profile" Mini-Documentary | Director of Photography & Director | Link
"Rob Krar, The North Face" Mini-Documentary | Director of Photography & Director
"Rails to Trails, Bizz Johnson Trail" Documentary / Editorial | Director of Photography & Director
"Believe in You" (Season 2) Documentary Series | Camera Operator & Gaffer | Director Tyler Bourns
"Boundless" (Rory Bosio Bio Pack) Television S3.1 | MoVI & Camera Operator | Director Joshua Eady
"Field Test" Television Pilot | MoVI Operator | Director Joshua Eady | Link
"Texas Trail Blazer" Documentary | MoVI / Camera Operator & Director | Trailer Link
"Diamond to the Rough" Documentary | MoVI Operator & Director | Trailer Link
"Chasing FKTs" Columbia Sportswear Branded Documentary | MoVI Operator & Director
"Pharma Cartel" The Young Turks - Documentary | Gaffer | Director Brendan Fitzgerald
"Andria's Story" Documentary 23andMe | Gaffer | Director Veena Rao
"Warriors of a Beautiful Game" Documentary | Assistant Camera | Director Justin Noto
"REAL TV" (Season 4) Reality-TV | Additional Photography | Producer Jennifer Mullin
"Trama: Life in the E.R." (Wrong Place, Wrong Time) Reality-TV | Additional Photography | Producer Edward Robbins
"Qi Gong for Health" Instructional | Writer, Producer & Director
"Qi Gong for the Heart" Instructional | Writer, Producer & Director

Commercial

"SkyValet Luggage" Web Commercial | Director of Photography | Director Dereck Hoekstra | Link
"Placer United" Web Commercial | Director of Photography | Director Damian Gordon | Link
"Taskin Edge" Web Commercial | Director of Photography | Director Dereck Hoekstra
"Pedal Lock" Web Commercial | Director of Photography & Director
"Cisco, New Frontiers" Web Commercial | MoVI Operator | Director Evan Buxbaum
"Race SLO" TV Commercial | MoVI Operator / Director
"Bernie Sanders Supermajority" Refinery29 Political Spot | Gaffer | Director Kate Bolger | Link
"Solar, Energy Choice Initiative" Political TV Commercial | Gaffer | Director Brian Klemesrud | Link
"Luxor One" Web Commercial | Camera Op & Gaffer | Director Nick Anderson
"Meet Your Doctor" Web Commercial | Writer, Producer/Director & Cinematographer | Link
"Perfect Self" Web Commercial | Writer, Producer & Director | Link

Live Event

The San Francisco Marathon | Director & Cinematographer (6 years)
TEDx University of Nevada 2019  | Camera Operator (roving camera, main stage closeups)
Outward Bound California City Skyline Challenge | Director & Cinematographer (2 years)
Outward Bound Philadelphia Building Adventure | Director & Cinematographer (2 years)
Google Cloud Next 2018 | Producer | Client Fake Love/The New York Times
Western States Endurance Run | Director & Cinematographer (6 years)

Notable Clients

ADIDAS • THE NORTH FACE • REFINERY29 • MCCANN NY • THE NEW YORK TIMES • COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR • THE YOUNG TURKS • ALL3MEDIA • THE SAN FRANCISCO MARATHON • RAILS TO TRAILS CONSERVANCY • OUTWARD BOUND CALIFORNIA

Skills

Camera Movement | Composition | Camera Building & Operation | Set Lighting Placement, Shaping & Rigging | Set Power Distribution | Vehicle Rigging | Timelapse Photography | Editing | DIT | File Management & Post Workflow | Producing | Directing | Pre-Production | Treatment Creation | Set Design | Aerial Platform Lift Operation | Written & Verbal Communication | Learning

Expert Knowledge

Sony FS Cinema Cameras | RED DSMC2 Cinema Cameras | Panasonic Varicam LT Camera | Canon Cinema Cameras | DSLR & Mirrorless Cameras | Teradek Wireless Video TX / RX | Freefly MoVI & DJI Ronin Gimbals | Redrock Wireless Follow Focus | Zoom Audio Recorders | Final Cut Pro X | Adobe Premiere Pro | Adobe Photoshop | Adobe Lightroom
 

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