Jordi Ruiz Maso

ABOUT

JORDI RUIZ MASÓ

Jordi Ruiz Masó is an award-winning cinematographer from Barcelona based in Los Angeles. He graduated in Science of Still Photography at IES La Mercè, attended his BA in Film at the University Pompeu Fabra and gained his MFA in Cinematography at ESCAC (Cinema and Audiovisual School of Catalonia). He has been honored to be featured in the issue of American Cinematographer Magazine as a Rising Star of Cinematography when American Society of Cinematographers is celebrating 100 years. Ruiz Masó considers himself a born cinematographer as always has been fascinated about expressive lighting and how it can be used to support the emotional process.

Before moving to California, he spent many days in a dark room studying still photography. Films he has worked on have won major awards and have been screened at international film festivals including Cannes and in theaters worldwide. Likewise, he has worked on multiple projects for Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, PBS, The Walt Disney Company, Ion TV, Lifetime, Lifetime Movie Channel, A&E Networks, and Time Warner Cable TV, among others. Ruiz Masó continues his career as a director of photography, developing feature films, music videos and commercials. In addition, when he is not on set, he collaborates as a cinematography instructor at New York Film Academy (Los Angeles).

Ruiz Masó speaks fluent English, Spanish and Catalan. He is an active member of the Spanish Society of Cinematographers (AEC) as well as the Television Academy (Emmy). He is also privileged to be part of the Catalan Cinema Academy (ACC) and ICG - IATSE 600 as a director of photography.

Authorized to work in the United States and the European Union.
Local in Los Angeles, Barcelona and Madrid.
Able to travel.

REEL

WORK

CREDITS

Experience with following cameras

DIGITAL: PHANTOM VEO4K, ARRI ALEXA MINI, ARRI ALEXA, ARRI AMIRA, RED WEAPON HELIUM,
RED GEMINI, RED EPIC DRAGON (DSMC 1-2, MONSTRO), SONY VENICE, SONY F65, SONY F55, A7S, PANASONIC EVA1, BLACK MAGIC, GH5, 5D Mark III, C300 & VR CAMERAS.

35MM: PANAVISION GOLD II, PANAVISION MILLENIUM, PANAFLEX LIGHT, ARRI3, BL4, ARRI 235, 435, 535, 535B ARRICAM ́S, MOVIECAM (S)16MM: ARRI´S, ARRIFLEX SR2, SR3, 416


FEATURES (Partial List)
HIT OR MISS (dark comedy/thriller ) Dir: Matt Toronto / Prod: Indep
SOLVE HQ (mystery TV series/seasons 2-3) Dir: Various / Prod: HQ
DEVIANT LOVE
 (thriller) Dir: Michael Feifer / Prod: Netflix / Marvista
WITNESS INFECTION (horror/cam op) Dir: Andy Palmer / Prod: Capozzi Productions
A SOLDIER'S REVENGE
 (western) Dir: Michael Feifer / Prod: H&G Productions
THE DETECTIVE
 (drama) Dir: Michael Feifer / Prod: Lifetime / Marvista
SOLVE (mystery TV series/season 4) Dir: Jon Cvack / Prod: Vertical Networks / Snapchat
DANGEROUS MATRIMONY
 (crime) Dir: Michael Feifer / Prod: Lifetime / Jorva Productions
SANCTIFIED
 (religion) Dir: Patrick Hunter / Prod: Shaunte Films
SHOOTING STAR
 (western) Dir: Michael Feifer / Prod: G&H Productions
QUEEN VICTORIA’S WEDDING (drama) Dir: B.J. Rouse / Prod: Rouse House Entertainment
EXPECTANT MOTHER
 (drama) Dir: Michael Feifer / Prod: Lifetime / Reel One Entertainment
5150
 (horror/cam op) Dir: Michael C. Davis / Prod: Journey Film Group
12 PUPS OF CHRISTMAS (comedy) Dir: Michael Feifer / Prod: Ion TV / MarVista
A WOMAN DECEIVED
 (thriller) Dir: Michael Feifer / Prod: Amazon Prime
DEMIURGUS
 (mystery) Dir: Julius Vladimir / Prod: The Rod Serling
DEAR MOON (teaser/2nd unit) Dir: Eric Boadella / Prod: Reversal Productions
HIGH SCHOOL REUNION (short/drama)
 Dir: Philip Casnoff / Prod: NYFA
THE CURSE OF MANIZALES (horror) Dir: Fito Rivera / Prod: Rivera Films Studio
DYAD (short/mystery) Dir: Banu Ramazonova / Prod: NYFA
ROOM 731 (horror/cam op) Dir: Youngmin Kim / Prod: USC

COMMERCIALS (Partial List)

SDREAM Dir: Youngmin Kim / Prod: Cinematic Arts Media
DETU MAX 8K_VR CAMERA Dir: Youngmin Kim / Prod: Cinematic Arts Media
SABIAN Dir: Doug Weber / Prod: Sabian
FLASH MD Dir: Ron Utin Lalkin / Prod: Ronster
GUNPOWDER Dir: Michael Edo Keane / Prod: Creative


MUSIC VIDEOS (Partial List)

4TH OF JULY_COLD WAR KIDS Dir: Ignatus Fisher / Prod: Bunny Media
THE ARROW OF OUR YOUTH
_THE ZEPHYR BONES (2nd unit) Dir: Eric Boadella / Prod: Traffic
REFLECTIONS_FLOATING POINTS Dir: Anna Diaz / Prod: Pluto & Hamill Industries
LAVENDER LIPS_JULIE MINTZ Dir: Deborah Correa & Vanat Sermpol / Prod: Moby
CAMBIANDO YENES Dir: Dani Gancho / Prod: Oh My Hood
GROWING WITH THE GAME
 Dir: Aina Rosell / Prod: Oh My Hood


AWARDS

Best Cinematography Nomination. A SOLDIER'S REVENGE aka SOLDIER'S HEART. TWBFF (2020).
Winner Diamond Award Best Music Video. THE ARROW OF OUR YOUTH. Mindfield Film Festival (2019).
Winner Award Best Cinematography. A WOMAN DECEIVED. Telly Awards (2017).
Winner Award Camera Operator of the Year. American Society of Camera Operators, SOC (2015).
Feature Film. ARRAIANOS. 5 Pre-selected, Goya Awards (2014).
Feature Film. ARRAIANOS. Festival del Film Locarno (Premiere 2013).
Feature Film. ARRAIANOS. New Waves Award at Seville Film Festival (2013).
Feature Film. ARRAIANOS. DA New Talent Award, Barcelona Auteur Film Festival (2013).
Feature Film. ARRAIANOS. Transcinema Award, Non-Fiction Lima Film Festival (2012).
Feature Film. ARRAIANOS. BAFICI Vanguard Award and Gender at Buenos Aires Film Festival (2012).
Feature Film. THE COLD CALL. Silver Critic Award Malaga Film Festival (2012).
Feature Film. THE COLD CALL. Special Mention, Signis Awards (2012).
MENU FOR TWO. Winner Award at Film Festival Enmut (2012).
Feature Film. MASKS. San Sebastian International Film Festival, Zabaltei-New Directors (2009).
A BAD HIT. Winner Best International Film in Zuma Film Festival (2012).
A BAD HIT. Winner Public Award Festimatge (2012).
A BAD HIT. Winner of Ebenseer Bären in Silver at the Festival of Nations (2012).
A BAD HIT. Winner at Punto di Vista Film Festival (2012).
1998. Winner Creating 08 (2008).

Publications

American Cinematographer magazine, ASC_Rising Stars of Cinematography (2019)


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