jaime reynoso

director of photography


Born in Mexico City he started practicing still photography at age 16. His film set debut was as the camera trainee on the film Like Water for Chocolate. He finished his MFA in cinematography at the American Film Institute where he graduated with the short film Ex-Voto which won Best Opera Prima at the San Antonio CineFestival in 1997 and Best Artistic Composition at the Belgium Draak Film Festival in 1998.

Reynoso has shot more than 15 feature films, numerous shorts, television commercials and music videos including top Mexican band Café Tacvba and Colombian Pop star Juanes. Curandero, a Miramax feature written by Robert Rodriguez, won him Best Cinematography at the 2006 San Antonio Cinefestival. Cansada de Besar Sapos was nominated for the Gabriel Figueroa award in 2007. Tlatelolco, summer of ’68 won Best Feature film at the Chicago International Latino FF in 2013.

Most recently, he shot Bloodline for Netflix (Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard, Kyle Chandler) and Ballers (Dwayne Johnson “The Rock”) for HBO.

Oh and he has also worked with Forest in Cambodia shooting both
Features “a Cambodian winter” and “hail tiger king”. Forest and Jaime go back a long way collaborating on many things.

He lives in Mexico City, Florida, and works pretty much anywhere else.