Matthew Jensen, ASC  /  About


After graduating from USC’s School Of Cinematic Arts, Matthew Jensen pursued his dream of becoming a professional filmmaker. Under the tutelage of renowned and award-winning cinematographers, Woody Omens, ASC, Dean Cundey, ASC, Stephen Goldblatt, ASC, Conrad Hall, ASC and Gordon Willis, ASC, Jensen became an accomplished director of photography.

His early work in short films and independent features caught the eyes of executives at Showtime, who entrusted him to shoot the Golden-Globe nominated, Sleeper Cell and began Jensen’s rise in television. Stints on HBO’s True Blood and the groundbreaking Game of Thrones, soon followed.

Jensen’s time on these peak television shows parlayed into feature films. The Sci-fi, fantasy sleeper hit, Chronicle, was the next stop for him. His work on the dark comedy, Filth, starring James McAvoy, caught the eye of director Patty Jenkins, who selected him to shoot her adaptation of Wonder Woman for Warner Brothers. In 2017, Jensen was selected by Variety as one of the “Top 10 Cinematographers to Watch.”

In 2021, Jensen won a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Cinematography in Half-Hour Episodic for his work on The Mandalorian.

His other credits include but are not limited to: Wonder Woman 1984, Ray Donovan, Apple TV’s upcoming Extrapolations from acclaimed creator, Scott Z. Burns.   Jensen lives in Los Angeles and is a member of the American Society of Cinematographers and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


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