Make art out of life

My name is Franz Salvatierra, I am driven by the challenge of pushing cinematic aesthetics without distracting from characters and storytelling. My past positions as cinematographer go back to 2012 and include dance theater collaborations, narrative short and feature length films and music videos. 

My approach to cinematography is to focus on the relationships within the story and to collaborate with the director in finding a fitting style. I am passionate about the projects I attach myself to so this collaboration is important to me as believe that better ideas often emerge from mixing perspectives.



I hope to continue to work with such talented directors and on such interesting and varied projects as I have so far.

If you'd like to contact me or find my IMDb, LinkedIn and other profiles, there is a list on my contact page.


Creative Collaborators

Belle Adams

Austin Armstrong

Michael Attallah

Amy Audrey

Nicolas James Bates

Richard Chan

Juan Escobedo

Tessa Fixter-Coniglio

Paul Hartel

Christian Hunter

Ariel Jutras

Mimi Liu

Dave Mack

Patrick Nagy

Jeremy Reyes

Sean Ryan

Alexa Shackeflord

Karyna Shackelford

John Schick


Lake Lady

Desert Tundra

Marina V

New Evil

Corporate Clients


Healthy with Nicole

Schick Studios