Jonathan Barenboim Cinematographer
Jonathan Barenboim was born and raised in Miami Beach, Florida. He moved to Boston to attain his B.A. and B.F.A at Tufts University and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and then earned a full academic scholarship for his cinematography at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts where he received his M.F.A.
His most recent credits include Bad Samaritans, a Fox Studios series produced for Netflix starring David Faustino and Andy Dick, Inverse, a feature length psychological sci-fi thriller, and Wracked, a gritty dramatic short directed by Victoria Mahoney starring Noah Mills and Alexis Knapp. Earlier this year, Jonathan shot a web series pilot called Diary of a Teenage Nobody for Hulu. Jonathan has also lensed commercials for Sovereign Bank, as well as segments for ORF Austria Sports TV, HBO First Look, and the National Basketball Association. His commercial work also includes spots for Coca-Cola Classic, Chevrolet, and Doritos. Jonathan also recently wrapped production on a commercial for Jennifer Lopez’s Dance App, DancePad, and one for the Cartoon Network starring supermodel Gisele Bundchen.
Jonathan is experienced in a wide range of formats including Arri ALEXA, RED Epic/Scarlet, 35mm, 16mm, HD, and DSLR.
His love for cinematography once in a while leads Jonathan to direct highly visual short projects. He directed several commercials, and his first short film, The Lepidoctor, was nominated for a 2012 Student Academy Award, took top honors at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival in the Emerging Filmmaker Showcase, as well as Best Student Short at the 2012 Hamptons International Film Festival, among many others.