Affonso Beato



AFFONSO BEATO, ASC, ABC (Director of Photography) is an esteemed cinematographer with an award-winning international career spanning to more than fifty years and shooting more than 50 feature films, 300 commercials and 50 documentaries.

Affonso Beato belongs to the ASC - American Society of Cinematographers, ABC - Brazilian Association of Cinematography and AMPAS - Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and for the past eleven years have been working as Adjunct Professor of Cinematography at the Graduate and Undergraduate Film Department ArtCenter. In 2018 he was elected one of ten most important Film Instructors in the US by Variety Magazine.


  • FILM-533-01: Cinematography for Directors
  • FILM-534-01: Advanced Cinematography
  • FILM-330-01: Advanced Cinematography
  • FILM-433-01: Cinematography for Directors
  • FILM-530-01: Lighting the Narrative