A Los Angeles based award winning Director of Photography, Ian graduated from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, School of Filmmaking, with a major in Cinematography. He was invited to attend the prestigious Budapest Cinematography Masterclass where he was mentored by the legendary Academy Award Winner, Vilmos Zsigmond ASC, (DELIVERANCE, CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND, THE DEER HUNTER, THE BLACK DAHLIA). Ian began his own professional camera career on such films as Sundanceʼs GREAT WORLD OF SOUND and Academy Award Winning CHRISTMAS WISH LIST. He has since worked on over eighty films, commercials, or music videos for such major companies and studios as Buena Vista Entertainment, Paramount, Bay Pictures, 20th Century Fox, MTV, and ABC, as well as on Joseph Gordon Levittʼs directorial debut, SPARKS. Ian has acquired some of the most extensive experience with the latest high-end HD Cameras, most specifically the RED Camera, as he has worked hands-on with it since its inception and throughout its evolution. With both an American and European film background and a positive and outgoing personality, Ian is a great addition to any team.