Based in Los Angeles
Recognized by the american society of cinematographers, Gavin kelly is a bold and dynamic filmmaker with a diverse background in visual arts, music, and film that fuels his explorative creative drive, evident in his exceptional work.
Gavin's recent projects include the acclaimed Apple tv+ anthology series little america, featuring executive producers Siân Heder (Coda), Kumail Nanjiani and emily v. gordon (the big sick), alan yang (master of none), and lee eisenberg (the office, wecrashed).
Gavin served as the cinematographer for the emmy award-winning series wu-tang: an american saga, collaborating with showrunners rza and alex tse, imagine television (ron howard, brian grazer), and hulu. gavin's formative work on the pilot played a pivotal role in shaping the dynamic look and energy of the series, contributing to its cinematic storytelling within the wu-universe.
Gavin's impressive portfolio also includes his role as dp on four cinematic seasons of the renowned anthology series american horror story, created by ryan murphy for fx. he also worked on the pilots for the hit series 9-1-1 (with ryan murphy and fox) and the equalizer (with queen latifah for cbs).
His work extends to the world of feature films, where he has contributed to projects honored at top international film festivals, including sundance, sxsw, toronto, and tribeca. some of his notable credits include luv (featuring common and danny glover), the dry land (featuring america ferrera and ryan o’nan), cabin fever (reboot for ifc films), and the oscar-winning musical west bank story.
Gavin's commitment to his craft is evident in his academic achievements, as he earned an m.f.a. in film production at usc school of cinematic arts. even during his undergraduate studies in visual arts at ucsd, gavin's talents were recognized with two student emmys for his exceptional work. His dedication to cinematography was further recognized with the prestigious A.S.C. heritage award for outstanding cinematography, honorable commendation, from the american society of cinematographers. gavin kelly continues to leave an indelible mark in the world of filmmaking with his creative brilliance and unparalleled artistry.
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