Morgan Schmidt has been photographing feature-length films and commercials for thirteen years, providing an edgy and modern look to his work. Morgan's visual sensibility derives from his Hollywood training and mastery of high-end lighting techniques.
Morgan has shot 12 feature length films around the world. His films have screened at dozens of film festivals on four continents. He earned a ‘Best Cinematography’ award in 2010 for his work on Touch, a Vietnamese-American family drama set in a Los Angeles nail salon. Other prominent credits include: Level 26 a series for CSI creator Anthony Zuiker; and “Gimme Shelter” (2014) starring Vanessa Hudgens.
Recently Morgan expanded his presence into the Asian market with the Vietnamese feature-length film NGÀY NẢY NGÀY NAY (The Lost Dragon), which holds the record for the most CG shots in a Vietnamese film.
Morgan brings deep expertise in television commercial production. He specializes in shooting high-adrenaline and high-speed (slow motion) commercials for sports and automotive brands such as Red Bull, Asics, SKLZ, Shelby Automobiles and Aston Martin/ESX. Other prominent commercial clients include: IKEA, Samsung, Verizon and Gearbox / Borderlands Games.
Morgan received his BA from Harvard University, where he studied biology and fine-art photography.
See his entire filmography on IMDB.