Mario Ortiz is a multiple Emmy award winning director of photography with over 20 years of commercial, corporate and motion picture production experience. He has a passion for camera movement that is evident in the body of his work. As a certified Steadicam/Glidecam operator and Jib owner operator, Mario has much to offer his clients.

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Recent Projects

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Slaughterhouse II

The 80's cult classic horror film sequel picks up 30 years later. It's sure to terrify new audiences again. Mario will lens the feature film and provide all production equipment for the project.

Currently in pre-production

Ruta Madre

After his first love breaks his heart, a young American singer reluctantly leaves his home in San Diego, Californa and embarks on an epic road trip through Baja California with his uncle in order to reconnect with his Mexican roots and find himself.

Winner of 12 prestegious domestic film festivals

Beyond the Impact

When a Senior Crowe scientist goes missing, a young FBI agent is teamed up with a Russian operative in the race to find him. They encounter a woman whose love for a lost one helps uncover perhaps the greatest secret of the 20th Century.

Currently in post production

Over the past 20 years

Mario has invested and reinvested capital in obtaining the highest quality cameras, lenses, grip and lighting equipment.


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