Michael Helenek  |  Cinematographer

                                                                     Los Angeles |  NYC

Cinematography reel

 

[fall 2016]

 

A compilation of dramatic narrative,

commercial & music video work.

Monster in a House

[narrative]

 

• Featured in American Cinematographer July 2016

• Best Cinematography LAIFF Awards 2015

 

Dir. Christiano Dias | Manowar Media, Muller Entertainment

King Eternal

[narrative]

 

A young boy copes with his parents' divorce

through his imagination and figurines.

 

 

 

Dir. Christiano Dias | Manowar Media, Muller Entertainment

One heart

[narrative]

 

 

Despite the negativity in his life,

Joe wins every battle with kindness.

 

 

Dir. Arturo Vargas | Pr. Deedee Benkovich

PXSell

[commercial]

 

 

30 second spot for mobile app.

 

 

 

Dir. Christiano Dias

Pr. Gregory Smith

Secrets & lies

[music video]

 

 

Exploration of the fears of an

untrusting couple.

 

 

Dir. Saul Herckis  |  Pr. CLS Ferguson

Music by Rich Ferguson & CLS Ferguson

centro medico humberto Parra

[documentary]

 

An exploration of the medical clinic

of Drs. Hou, Molitch, & Villaroel.

2005-2009. Standard Definition.

 

 

Produced, written, photographed, & edited by Michael Helenek

Funded by Michael Helenek and the Daniels Hamant Foundation

Dungeons & Dorks

[webisode]

 

Several comedic characters

outcast their friend Eugene in a

game of Dungeons & Dragons.

 

 

 

Dir. Jimmy Yen | Pr. Crystal Lane Swift.

Antmine

[commercial]

 

 

Extended length comedic spot for Antmine,

The Social Market Place.

 

 

 

Pr./ Dir. Christiano Dias

dogtown

[broadcast television]

 

 

An exploration of Best Friends Animal Society

in Kanab, UT

 

 

 

Documentary series for National Geographic Television

doubts

[narrative]

 

 

A muslim woman struggles with past sexual abuse.

 

 

 

 

Pr. / Dir. Soraya Hajjaji

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