Cinematographer Bill Mitchell has always enjoyed shooting experimental cinematography starting young and winning a student Academy Award in the Experimental category for his 35mm student film "Zebu". After finishing his BA in film at Loyola Marymount University, he worked as an IMAX projectionist, camera and post production assistant on feature films including the signature 70 mm film, Baraka. He has a passion for filming and has spent much of his career shooting on various film, video and digital cameras. Bill has owned many different cameras. Over 20 years ago he began to license his extensive stock footage film library for commercial use. Mitchell has lived the last 20 years in Los Angeles and Santa Fe, NM. Today, Bill is a custom shooter for commercials, features, and TV shows. He is member of IATSE Local 600. Bill continues to find time to travel the world, shooting fresh, new stock footage - searching out unique blends of light, space and time. Bill also thrives as a video projectionist artist, using his footage to create custom content for live productions. He is an expert in the field of camera operating and time lapse. He continues to innovate developing custom film equipment. He enjoys collaborating and developing an artistic vision for a project and then producing it.