Brent Daniel Mata has been artistic and creative throughout his entire life. An identical twin, born in Flint, Michigan, his creativity was first focused in drawing and music. He studied and excelled in jazz as a saxophonist until turning to filmmaking and cinematography while in college. Shortly after graduating, he moved to California and earned an excellent reputation for his creativity, energy, and enthusiasm. He is a member of the American Society of Cinematographers’ Technology Committee and splits his work time between Los Angeles and New York. Brent is highly respected for his knowledge in the ever-evolving landscape of camera technology and workflow. During his time as a cinematographer, Brent has shot campaigns for Coach, Smart Water, and Equinox, as well as filmed notable celebrities including Beyonce, Jessica Alba, Taylor Swift, and Jared Leto, just to name a few. He is an avid moviegoer, shoots medium format photography, and is an enormous fan of coffee which he likes to roast at home while listening to Miles Davis.