Aaron Proctor is a director of photography with narrative, commercial, and documentary expertise shooting hundreds of projects around the world since 1999.
From short-form spots to feature-length documentaries, Aaron's award-winning cinematography adopts multiple formats and versatile styles, working with the client's needs and the production's opportunities. His work has been seen at the Tribeca International Film Festival, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Film Festival, and the San Francisco International Film Festival.
Aaron grew up in San Francisco and is based now in Los Angeles. Thanks to a four-year rigorous "art and film workshop," he was introduced to and studied the cinematography of Vittorio Storaro ("The Last Emperor") and Bruno Delbonnel ("Amelie"). For an undergraduate education, he studied Design | Media Arts and also got a special invitation to join the UCLA Cinematography Master Class with Roger Deakins. Aaron's production experience has brought him all across the United States as well as throughout Canada, France, England, Spain, and Italy. His specializations include narrative film, commercials, documentaries, online promos, music videos, and pilots.
Aaron, who is based on Echo Park in Los Angeles, also founded and runs FWD:labs, a boutique film + web + design studio and collective network. He owns a RED DSMC2 Gemini 5K S35 camera package.