Director of Photography 

Jesse Aragon is a Director of Photography  based in Los angeles and  San Diego california.

He is a cinematographer in Los Angeles with experience in narrative features, commercials, documentaries, and music videos. In addition, his credits include projects with a large number of clients and also offers equipment rentals in los angeles for Camera Lighting and grip equipment.  Furthermore, he also established a company named funsize in 2016 specializing in Grip truck rentals.

The work of Jesse Aragon has been widely recognized and many projects have won various awards in film festivals, In addition he has received cinematography nominations for his work on various films. In addition, many of his projects have aired on various platforms including television, theatrical release and other mediums.

As a Director of Photography, Jesse Aragon has had experience with cameras such as panavision, red, Arri, and other format systems.  Jesse also has experience in both 35mm film, 16mm, as well as digital cameras.

Storytelling
Jesse grew up in San Diego california where he attended the university of San Diego, focusing on Film Studies and Cinematography.  His work is influenced by many cinematographers both contemporary and classic. Furthermore,  his influences lead him to approach every project with a unique style in mind, always holding true to the script and the director’s vision. Some of the directors he admires include Andrei Tarkvosky and Stanley Kubrick, as well as cameramen such as Conrad L. Hall and many others.  His approach to storytelling has always been story first, thus the composition and lighting style always reflect the emotions and beats in a script.  The images should speak for themselves.

He finds nuances in everyday life to drive his photography and find the elements which make each story unique.

Director of Photography
Los Angeles
jessearagonfilms@gmail.com