São Paulo native Dennis Zanatta is a Cinematographer with two decades of experience in the film, television and commercial industry. Since earning a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Cinematography at the American Film Institute in 2015, he has been based in Los Angeles. His credits include numerous documentaries and commercials as well as the feature films “Loulou”, “Detained,” and “Young. Wild. Free.” that premiered at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival, in which he collaborated as one of the two cinematographers in the movie. Dennis is a member of the Brazilian Society of Cinematographers (ABC), also a local 600 union DP in Los Angeles, a professional camera and steadicam operator, member of SOA. For his work on “In Absentia” he has won the “Best Cinematography” Award at the Indie Series Awards, currently on Amazon Prime. Last year, Dennis shot “Kid Ugly” for the McDonalds Spotlight Dorado competition and “For Years To Come”, both films have been accepted to several film festivals this year in the US. In 2016, Dennis was selected to take part of the Kyoto Filmmakers Lab in Japan, and the following year he participated in LA’s Film Independent’s signature diversity program: Project Involve. He also participated in the Tomorrow’s Filmmakers Today presented by HBO and The Emerging Content Creators Workshop presented by NALIP. Dennis Zanatta is a proud latino, native Portuguese speaker, fluent in Spanish and English. Having grown up in the largest city of South America, he brings a unique vision to every story he portrays and can deliver a unique style for each project. Dennis believes that collaboration is the key to achieve excellence.