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.
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 .
California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA.
BA, Film Production – emphasis in Cinematography, Graduated May 2011.
● Canon 5d Mark II with flash and a variety of lenses.
● Macbook Pro equipped with Photoshop CS6 and Adobe Lightroom
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 firstname.lastname@example.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”.