Milton Santiago

Milton Santiago

Milton Santiago has well over 15 years of experience as a content creator and director of photography on feature films, documentaries, corporate/industrial videos and branded content. He has lensed or created content, campaigns, and independent projects for a diverse variety of brands including Disney, Proctor and Gamble, Dockers, Levis, Fabletics, Kate Sommerville and Easton.

Santiago’s feature film, documentary, and short film projects have screened at festivals all over the US and the globe including the Tribeca Film Festival, Cine-Vegas, Dances with Films, Copenhagen International Film Festival and the Newport Beach Film Festival among others

Santiago’s research interests are centered on the intersection of emerging technology and the evolution of pedagogy for cinematography and visual storytelling. Santiago is well versed in both traditional photochemical image acquisition as well as the latest cutting-edge digital cinema workflow trends.

An active member of the Society of Camera Operators, Milton has been selected for participation in the American Society of Cinematographer’s Vision Program and is a former recipient of an Academy of Television Arts and Sciences apprenticeship in cinematography.

Santiago earned his B.A. in communication studies and English from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY, and an M.F.A. in motion picture production/cinematography from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.