Born in the United States, Jeffrey spent his formative years around the world, living in seven cities in four countries on three continents before graduating high school. Moving to Los Angeles, he graduated from the University of Southern California’s Cinema-Television Production program and received an MFA in Cinematography from the American Film Institute Conservatory.
Narrative feature films Jeff has photographed have premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival, the Tribeca Film Festival, and South by Southwest. In 2012 he was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Cinematography for his work on “The Dynamiter”.
Jeff has photographed documentary films in Brazil, Rwanda, Thailand, Cambodia, India, and New Zealand. In 2013, he was awarded a Dailymotion Motionmaker Fund grant to direct / DP three international short documentaries.
He has photographed national commercials, branded content and promos with Keith Richards, Shirley Maclaine, Jeff Bridges, Jodie Foster and William Shatner. He has been honored with multiple Best Cinematography honors for his short form work in both narrative and documentary, and has been featured in Filmmaker, and Popular Photography magazines.