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About

Ryan Scafuro an American filmmaker and director of photography currently living in London. He is a member of the Local 600 Cinematographers Guild in the US, and BAFTA Crew in the UK. With over 15 years of industry experience his work has been featured major international film festivals and broadcast worldwide. From commercial to documentary to scripted comedy, his varied portfolio presents unique style of visual storytelling where art, empathy and humour live side by side.


His past two films “American Renaissance” and “Bending Steel” have premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, and his work has been featured at the Sundance, Tribeca, and Hot Docs Film Festivals, among others. “Bending Steel” was broadcast by DirecTV, and his short films have been selected as Vimeo Staff Picks, garnering over a million views. As a cinematographer, his nearly 20 years of credits include Laura Poitras’ recent film “Risk”, and the Emmy Award winning “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”. He has recently been brought along by former Daily Show correspondent Samantha Bee to lens her new late night show on TBS, "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee".