Byron Werner


Director of Photography

Byron Werner began his career twenty years ago shooting green screen for Sega.  He graduated from Chapman University with a BA in Film/Television.  Byron Currently resides in Los Angeles, CA and works all over the world. Byron has this incredible ability to work under high stress, yet stay calm, and get the most out of his crew.  His ability to light scenes in difficult environment really sets him apart from others, according to Veteran Actor Ed Harris, as well as RR, who has worked with him on several projects over the last 13 years.


Byron has done music videos with Snoop Dog, Pharrell, Muse, One Republic, and many other very prominent artists. Please check his website link at the bottom to look at his amazing body of work.  Byron has worked with RR since 2005, and also works as a freelance Cinematographer in Los Angeles, so please feel free to contact him, if you are looking for an incredible Cinematographer.


In feature film arena, Byron was the Cinematographer for the movie Movie PHANTOM starring Ed Harris and David Duchovny, and he just finished shooting THE LAST FULL MEASURE starring Samuel Jackson, William Hurt, Christopher Plummer, Ed Harris, Sebastian Stan, Peter Fonda and many others.  Byron also shot REVERSAL which premiered in Sundance Film Festival in 2015. 


He has done 100+ narrative films and numerous commercials, music videos, corporate videos, and industrial ads.  Byron has extensive experience blue and green screen, miniatures, aerial and underwater photography, and HiDef. Byron's Television experience includes shooting for ESPN, Fox Sports, MTV and other networks. Byron's best attribute is his patience and ability to work with anyone. He manages crews well and has an amazing ability to work through adversity.  Byron is available to work freelance on feature films and currently resides in Los Angeles, California.


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