Director of Photography Jordi Ruiz Masó, AEC has lensed over twenty very different movies, including the western, A Soldier’s Revenge
, 2020 TWBFF Film Festival, the horror-thriller Captive
, the romantic comedy Sweet Navidad
, and the thriller Deviant Love
. Likewise, he was showcased in the issue of American Cinematographer Magazine as a Rising Star of Cinematography
With his European sensitivity and a Western attitude, Jordi is a storyteller that supports the director's vision, working with them to establish their voice and sensibility for the story. His feature film work has played worldwide in theaters and festivals. Recently he has been part of projects for AppleTV+, Warner Media, The Walt Disney Company, Amazon Prime, Ion TV, Lifetime, Lifetime Movie Channel and A&E Networks. Past work includes also music videos, Cold War Kids, Floating Points, Timo Nuñez and commercials, Acura, That's It, Gatorade.
Ruiz Masó moved to LA from Barcelona in 2012, speaks fluent English, French, Spanish and Catalan. He is a member of the Spanish Society of Cinematographers (AEC), IMAGO and The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Emmy).
Jordi earned his MFA in Cinematography at ESCAC (Cinema and Audiovisual School of Catalonia) as well as a BA in Film at the Pompeu Fabra University after spending nearly a decade as a cameraman shooting television and documentaries for the Spanish public television (RTVE), that taught him beauty of the picture is found in simplicity and intimacy.
He is also privileged to be part of the International Cinematographers Guild - Local 600, and the Catalan Cinema Academy (ACC).
With an interest on social issues, Jordi has worked for non-profit organizations in the USA, Latin America and Europe like Kids in the Spotlight, InteRed or Red Cross. He likes traveling, running in nature, surfing, yoga, meditation, taking pictures, eating out and of course spending time with family and friends.
Ruiz Masó is passionate about cinematography and continues his career as a director of photography, developing narrative, 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).
Permanent residency in the United States and European Citizenship.
Local in Los Angeles, Budapest, Barcelona and Madrid.
Able to travel.