John Romeo is a New York City based cinematographer who has a great passion for story telling and a unique visual style. His work exhibits a powerful combination of over 20 years of experience in documentary filmmaking along with comprehensive knowledge of the rapidly shifting technologies of digital cinema.
John began his career traveling the world as an apprentice to some of the master cinematographers of the cinema vérité school of documentary filmmaking. Today he incorporates that same direct & honest vision to his work utilizing the latest cameras and techniques.
John Romeo’s credits include over thirty documentary features. Beyond the theatre, John’s work has appeared on PBS, CBS, NBC, HBO, FOX, Showtime, AMC, Bravo, MTV, VH1, Discovery, Spike, WeTV & BET. The main body of his work is in documentary cinema and reality-based television programming.
Proud and active member of The International Cinematographers Guild and The Society of Camera Operators