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



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 .



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 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”.