Cinematographer Michael Svitak's passion for filmmaking took root at a very young age, studying Film Production in Boulder, Colorado. Michael won the 2008 Emerging Cinematographer’s Award from the International Cinematographer’s Guild for a short film titled “Noisemaker.”

Most recently Michael served as Cinematographer on Episodes 7 & 8 of “The Staircase,” premiering this May on HBOmax. Additionally, he was the 2nd Unit DP on the first 6 episodes of the limited series. Directed by Antonio Campos, the series stars Colin Firth, Toni Collette, Juliette Binoche, Sophie Turner and Michael Stuhlbarg.

Michael collaborated as 2nd Unit Director of Photography with Darius Khondji on Nicholas Winding Refn’s "Too Old To Die Young” as well as with legendary fight choreographer and 2nd Unit Director Jonathan Eusebio Netflix action film, “Kate.”

The VENICE 2 builds upon the strength of the original VENICE with new features including a compact design, internal recording and the option for two different sensors: the newly developed full-frame 8.6K sensor or the original 6K VENICE sensor. The VENICE 2 also inherits popular features from the original VENICE including color science, Dual Base ISO and 8-stops of built-in ND filters.

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