Based in New York City, Jeff Schultz films and photographs decisive moments which tell powerful stories. He is a member of the International Cinematographers Guild Local 600, and works in the camera department on feature films, tv series, and documentaries.
Recent credits include Mayim Bialik's As They Made Us (Digital Loader), starring Dustin Hoffman and Candice Bergen, Ponyboi (2nd Assistant Camera B), an official 2024 Sundance Film Festival participant, and GOATs, a documentary on ESPN & ABC featuring Greatest Of All-Time athletes and legendary sports photographer Walter Iooss.
Included among his documentary subjects are Dennis Rodman, John Gotti Jr., and Malcolm Gladwell. Documentaries he’s contributed to are part of permanent exhibitions at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History and the new Ellis Island Foundation's Statue of Liberty Museum.
Jeff Schultz contributed cinematography for a 30 second commercial promoting the Armory Foundation's college prep program. The spot runs nationally on NBC during the Millrose Games, online, and during live events at the New Balance Track & Field Center in New York City.
Jeff Schultz operated camera for the popular TV commercial and web series The Unmovers by Optimum, capturing underwater footage of their epic pool party. To date, the web series has been viewed over 1 million times.
As a surf photographer, Jeff has been published in Windsurfing Magazine, Standup Journal Magazine, and Modern Luxury Beach Magazine.
"mini wave #1", 2015, jeff schultz. selected by the East End Arts Gallery in the 5th Annual National Show. Dates: August 5 – September 21, 2016. East End Arts Gallery, Riverhead, NY
"eventide", 2014, jeff schultz. selected by Robin Rice Gallery as an Artwork Winner in Fine Art Photography in the Hamptons Art Hub's open call for "Art Inspired by Water"
Jeff Schultz donates photography and video services to the Ecological Culture Initiative, a Hampton Bays, NY based non-profit group devoted to fostering a resilient, ecology-based coastal community through advocacy and education in sustainable food production, wellness, and environmental stewardship. Alarmed by the amount of plastic pollution on our beaches, food chain, water, and even air, Jeff advocates for a return to a responsible and sustainable practice of living.
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