Matteo Bertoli

Director of Photography

Matteo Bertoli was born in Brescia, Italy on July 12th, 1988. In 2011 Matteo received a degree from the University Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Brescia) in “Sciences and Technologies of Arts and Entertainment”. In January 2012, Matteo began his full time career as a freelance director and cinematographer in Italy. After a short period of time in his home country, he decided to move Dublin, Ireland, where he directed and shot his first short film “Brenda”. In January 2016 Matteo moved to California and, after obtaining an O1 visa, started working for advertising agencies, while shooting commercials, brand videos and short documentaries. He worked and collaborated with a large variety of brands including Apple, Nike, Adidas, Verizon and many more. In November 2018 Matteo shot his first feature film as director of photography directed by Noam Kroll.

My Sessions

Smartphone Cinematography. Moving mainstream or courting controversy to create PR?

Bailey Allen Auditorium

In March 2017 the cinema world was rocked with the launch of Steven Soderberg’s “Unsane”. Not because it was the first feature length film shot on a smartphone, that award goes to Ricky Fosheim in 2014 for “And uneasy lies the mind” and again in 2016 to Sean Baker for “Tangerine” which was the first […]


Workshop: 3 point Lighting setups using Relio²

The Cube

In this workshop Matteo Bertoli and Marco Bozzola will show you how to use the tiny Relio¬≤ to light your subject. They are going to re-create a realistic situation where you are on the run and you need to setup a 3 point lighting system with no time or extra crew. They will also talk […]