Michael Amico

 

 

       Michael Amico is a photographer currently based in Los Angeles. He earned his degree in cinematography at California State University, Long Beach and has worked extensively in both still and video formats.  His accomplishments in the various fields of photography and cinematography are largely due to his unique view of the singularities found within everyday life.  Amico has worked in England, France, Italy and Kenya.  In Los Angeles, he often works within the music industry and has been published in a number of notable publications including Rolling Stone Magazine and Billboard Magazine.      Email: hellomikeamico@gmail.com Phone: 661.713.2473   Experience Culture Collide Still Photographer, Ongoing   Mother Earth Brewery Still Photographer, Ongoing   Last Resort ­ Independent Short. Black Magic Ursa Mini 2nd Camera Assistant, May 2016   Hold On ­ Independent Feature. Red Dragon 2nd Camera Assistant, April 2016   South By Southwest Still Photographer, March 2016   Itsy Bitsy ­ Independent Feature. Red Dragon 1st Camera Assistant, February 2016   Cosmic Light ­ Independent Feature. Sony F65 1st Camera Assistant, December 2015   Now You Know ­ Independent Music Video. Arri Alexa 2nd Camera Assistant, December 2015   FHI Brands ­ BTS Video for Commercial. Canon 5D Mark III Camera Operator, November 2015   Lookin’ Up ­ Independent Feature Unit Stills Photographer, November 2015   Jobbers Meat Packing ­ Branded Content. Canon C300 1st AC and Camera Operator, August 2015   Live Nation Labs Live Music Photographer, Ongoing   A Different Mind. Canon C500 (10+US cities) Cinematographer, April 2015   Hay House Publishing ­ video course content. Canon C100, A7SII Director of Photography, Ongoing   OWN Home Made Simple ­ Wallgreens Commercial. Canon C300 2nd Camera Assistant, January 2015   Just You and Me ­ Independent Short. Sony FS7 Cinematographer, January 2015   The Class Analysis ­ Independent Short Unit Stills Photographer, January 2014   Warehoused ­ Feature Documentary. Canon 5D Mark II (Dadaab, Kenya) Still Photographer and B­Roll Cinematographer, September 2013   American Made Movie Tour ­ Life Is My Movie Productions Promotional Tour Tour Photographer, July 2013   Far Is The Mystery, Independent Short. Canon 5D Mark II Cinematographer, February 2013   WOAH! ­ Sitcom Pilot Unit Stills Photographer, January 2013   Poggio Civitate Excavation ( Siena, Italy) Archaeological Photographer, June 2012 .   Education California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA. BA, Film Production – emphasis in Cinematography, Graduated May 2011. Equipment ●  Canon 5d Mark IV with flash and a variety of lenses. References Theresa Hunstman ­ (314) 229 ­ 1738, Theresahuntsman@gmail.com. Theresa was the cataloguer on the excavation I worked on in Italy and we worked together in very close proximity for the duration of the project. She is currently the Bothmer Predoctoral Fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Jennifer Bedrossian ­ (562) 240 ­ 7837, j woods@italianhall.org. Jen is my contact at the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles who I have worked on several photography projects with including events and museum promotional material. Vincent Vittorio ­ (323) 363 ­ 9025, Vincent@lifeismymovie.com. Vincent was one of the Directors of “American Made Movie” and hired me on as the tour photographer. Also director of “A Different Mind”.

 

     Michael Amico is a photographer currently based in Los Angeles. He earned his degree in cinematography at California State University, Long Beach and has worked extensively in both still and video formats.  His accomplishments in the various fields of photography and cinematography are largely due to his unique view of the singularities found within everyday life.  Amico has worked in England, France, Italy and Kenya.  In Los Angeles, he often works within the music industry and has been published in a number of notable publications including Rolling Stone Magazine and Billboard Magazine.   

 

Email: hellomikeamico@gmail.com

Phone: 661.713.2473

 

Experience

Culture Collide

Still Photographer, Ongoing

 

Mother Earth Brewery

Still Photographer, Ongoing

 

Last Resort ­ Independent Short. Black Magic Ursa Mini

2nd Camera Assistant, May 2016

 

Hold On ­ Independent Feature. Red Dragon

2nd Camera Assistant, April 2016

 

South By Southwest

Still Photographer, March 2016

 

Itsy Bitsy ­ Independent Feature. Red Dragon

1st Camera Assistant, February 2016

 

Cosmic Light ­ Independent Feature. Sony F65

1st Camera Assistant, December 2015

 

Now You Know ­ Independent Music Video. Arri Alexa

2nd Camera Assistant, December 2015

 

FHI Brands ­ BTS Video for Commercial. Canon 5D Mark III

Camera Operator, November 2015

 

Lookin’ Up ­ Independent Feature
Unit Stills Photographer, November 2015

 

Jobbers Meat Packing ­ Branded Content. Canon C300

1st AC and Camera Operator, August 2015

 

Live Nation Labs

Live Music Photographer, Ongoing

 

A Different Mind. Canon C500 (10+US cities)

Cinematographer, April 2015

 

Hay House Publishing ­ video course content. Canon C100, A7SII

Director of Photography, Ongoing

 

OWN Home Made Simple ­ Wallgreens Commercial. Canon C300

2nd Camera Assistant, January 2015

 

Just You and Me ­ Independent Short. Sony FS7

Cinematographer, January 2015

 

The Class Analysis ­ Independent Short

Unit Stills Photographer, January 2014

 

Warehoused ­ Feature Documentary. Canon 5D Mark II (Dadaab, Kenya)

Still Photographer and B­Roll Cinematographer, September 2013

 

American Made Movie Tour ­ Life Is My Movie Productions Promotional Tour

Tour Photographer, July 2013

 

Far Is The Mystery, Independent Short. Canon 5D Mark II

Cinematographer, February 2013

 

WOAH! ­ Sitcom Pilot
Unit Stills Photographer, January 2013

 

Poggio Civitate Excavation ( Siena, Italy)

Archaeological Photographer, June 2012 .

 

Education

California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA.
BA, Film Production – emphasis in Cinematography, Graduated May 2011.

Equipment

●  Canon 5d Mark IV with flash and a variety of lenses.

References

Theresa Hunstman ­ (314) 229 ­ 1738, Theresahuntsman@gmail.com. Theresa was the cataloguer on the excavation I worked on in Italy and we worked together in very close proximity for the duration of the project. She is currently the Bothmer Predoctoral Fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Jennifer Bedrossian ­ (562) 240 ­ 7837, j woods@italianhall.org. Jen is my contact at the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles who I have worked on several photography projects with including events and museum promotional material.

Vincent Vittorio ­ (323) 363 ­ 9025, Vincent@lifeismymovie.com. Vincent was one of the Directors of “American Made Movie” and hired me on as the tour photographer. Also director of “A Different Mind”.