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.

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Hello, I'm Brian — award-winning cinematographer, creative director and digital strategist. 

I create visual experiences for brands, bands, non-profits and artists. Having worked for over a decade in film production and digital media, my work includes narrative and documentary film, music video, photography, social media stories and strategy consulting.

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



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

Creative Direction / Directing (features, shorts, documentary, music video)

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

Camera Operation

Location & Studio Lighting

Color Correction & Grading


User Experience Design (UX)


SELECT clients

(current and past)

Americans for the Arts

City of Philadelphia

Eggmen NYC

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

Stephen Cone

Ted Passon