Los Angeles Director of Photography Johnny Derango

Cinematographer Los Angeles


Derango adds Fujinon 19-90 Cabrio to arsenal

Fujifilm’s Optical Devices Division today announced their latest entry into the 35PL lens market, the Fujinon 19-90 T2.9 Cabrio zoom lens.

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Los Angeles Director of Photography Johnny Derango Bio

As Director of Photography Johnny Derango strives to tell a story truthfully, with beauty, grace and technical prowess regardless of budgetary constraints. He takes great pride in making projects with small budgets and limited resources look on par with big studio or network projects.

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Sony PMW-F3 Rental Los Angeles

I’m excited to announce the arrival of my Sony PMW-F3 camera available as part of my shooting package or for rent. To get to the Sony PMW-F3 rental rates click here.

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Johnny Derango in P3 Update

Cinematographer Johnny Derango used the M2 Encore system for the first time on the indie feature Fuzz Track City. He has used it several times since then, including on the short film Talent, starring "True Blood" actor Nelsan Ellis.

"I wasn't super excited about the original model but when the Encore came out, I decided to give it another try and was very satisfied with it," says Derango. "There were so many improvements. Now, the collimation is very easy to do. It's just a quick turn on the outside of the unit. The edge-to-edge sharpness is also really great." The DP also praises the Lensbaby Composer, which he used on Talent. Read more...

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Josh Lucas - Actor -
 "Johnny Derango works wonders with a camera. We worked with absolutely no crew, no lighting,...
Michael Davis - Director -
"Johnny Derango is a super talented DP who has a great way with people. ...
Brett Weitz - VP of Series Development - TNT
We were extremely impressed with Johnny's truly amazing gift of delivering striking images ...
Adam Ripp - Director -
"Johnny is a visionary cinematographer. He is an incredible collaborator, a total professional ...
Jane Francis - Senior Vice President - Fox 21
Johnny created true magic by managing to make our pilot look like an expensive, stylish blockbust...
Michael Addis - Director -
Johnny is amazing. He's a pleasure to work with, gets great footage, knows his equipment inside and ...
Evan Charnov - Director - Axe Body Spray Campaign
"Johnny Derango is a master of his craft and extremely talented. ...
Karen Hori - VP - Langley Productions
Johnny was the DP on "Hollywood Vice," a one-hour drama pilot presentation we did ...
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Johnny Derango

Director of Photography

  • Tel: (213) 479.5555
  • Fax: (310) 300.1618
  • Email: jderango@yahoo.com
  • Website: johnnyderango.com