ASC award-winning cinematographer and creative director experienced in film & UHD — features, short films, documentary, music video and social media stories. ATL - DC - NYC - PHL

About / CV

CV and profile for Brian Melton, award-winning cinematographer and creative director.

Live from the stage/my workspace

Hello, I'm Brian — an ASC award-winning cinematographer and creative director. 

I shoot and direct visual experiences. My work straddles narrative and documentary filmmaking, as well as music videos, installations, and social media stories.

I'm the Creative Director and co-owner of Nimblelight, a design and strategy studio based in Philadelphia, PA.



BFA, Cinematography, University of North Carolina School of the Arts, School of Filmmaking

BA, English, Wake Forest University



ASC Heritage Award, American Society of Cinematographers, Hollywood, CA


Film Credits

Brian Melton on IMDb


Technical Skills

Cinematography - 8mm, Super 16mm, 35mm HD & UHD (4K - 8K)

Camera Operation / Film Loading

Location & Studio Lighting

Film Photography (35mm, 120mm)



(current and past)

Americans for the Arts

City of Philadelphia

Good Behavior Records

Mexican Summer

NEA Foundation

National Cannabis Festival

Pennsylvania Democratic Party

Peter Matthew Bauer

PA Department of Agriculture

PA State Rep. Bill Keller

Ted Passon

Weathervane Music