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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 two decades of industry experience, his work has been featured at 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.
He most recently produced, co-wrote and shot the documentary "Phantom Cowboys" which premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. His recent documentaries “American Renaissance” and “Bending Steel” have also premiered at Tribeca, and his past work has been featured at prestigious international film festivals such as Sundance, Sheffield Doc/Fest, and Hot Docs, among others. While “Bending Steel” was acquired by DirecTV, his short films have garnered over a million views as Vimeo Staff Picks. On the small screen, his cinematography credits include the Emmy Award winning “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”. and the new hit late night show, "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee".