Named one of the ASC's 2018 Rising Stars of Cinematography, Rafael Leyva is a Los Angeles based Director Of Photography from Ponce, Puerto Rico. This island native started his journey as an aspiring film maker in New York City when he was 19 years old. It was there that he fell in love with Cinematography. Rafael has lensed for clients such as SONY Pictures, NETFLIX, FOX, NBC, Hallmark, Lifetime Channel Network, Syfy Channel Network, National Geographic Society, Investigation Discovery, Awesomeness TV, Marvel and many more. Rafael specializes in narrative(Feature Films) and is sponsored by Panavision as one of there regular Cinematographers.