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WALTER IS AN INTERNATIONALLY KNOWN MEXICAN- AMERICAN CINEMATOGRAPHER FROM LOS ANGELES. HE STARTED HIS CAREER IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY BEFORE LEAVING TO STUDY FILM. HE GRADUATED FROM THE ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN WITH A BFA IN FILM AND HONED HIS CRAFT IN SHORT FILMS, DOCUMENTARIES, AND COMMERCIAL WORK. MOST RECENTLY HE
WAS THE ASC 2020 VISION MENTORSHIP PROGRAM RECIPIENT
UNDER JOAQUIN SEDILLO, ASC. HIS GOAL IS TO MAKE FILMS
THAT REPRESENTS HIS VIEW OF THE WORLD.
A WORLD OF DARKNESS AND HOPE.




HE IS ALSO AN AVID SNOWBOARDER,
WRITER, AND BASS PLAYER.
LETS JAM.




NOMINATIONS & AWARDS
NOMINATED - LA UNDER THE STARS FESTIVAL 2022 - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY 
ASC 2020 VISION MENTORSHIP PROGRAM RECIPIENT
WINNER - FARMOSA FESTIVAL OF INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKER AWARDS - CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD OF SPECIAL MENTION
WINNER - LA UNDER THE STARS: FILM FESTIVAL - M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN AWARD
NOMINATED - LA JOLLA INTERNATIONAL FASHION FILM FESTIVAL - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

NARRATIVE
TIME DILATION (Short) | Alex Orea
A UNIQUE TUNE (Short) | Devin Rojas
CHOSEN (documentary) | Joseph Hoo Juhn

BLOOD (Short) | Alex Orea | Kite Rock Pictures
Roadside Fling (Short) | Norman Bertolino
TIAN AND MIMI'S SUMMER (Short) | Yung Ching "Eva" Chen 
SOMEWHERE (Short) | Kiu Kayee
ALCHEMIST (Short) | Calvin Khurniawan
HE AND ROCK AND ROLL (Short) | Yilei Sherry Zhou
RWB MEDUSA | Walter Diaz | Highsnobiety

COMMERCIAL / MUSIC VIDEO
ALFREDO VIDAL | Farewell | Volvo.  
ALEX OREA | Say It With Your Heart (Campaign) | BH Cosmetics
YUN KIM |  Circle | OurR
SHEVY SHOVLIN | Shinola Bookshelf Speakers | Shinola X B
FELICIA MANNING | Price Schools: Here to Stay | Fe Brand Films
YILEI SHERRY ZHOU | Don't Start A Rock Band Kids | QIAN
ALEX OREA | Cultura
NUESCH SISTERS | Woven Into You | Wolven Threads
YUNG CHING EVA CHEN | Craft | Brew Attire
HAE HOON YOO | ICELAND AURORA CAMPAIGN | LG

More work samples upon request.


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