Antoine Combelles


Antoine is a French cinematographer and fellow at the American Film Institute,  based in Los Angeles. Antoine strives to use his European background and American experience to bring a unique perspective to his filmmaking.

In 2015, Antoine received the ARRI Volker Bahnemann Award for his work in Cinematography.

After working as a photographer and VFX artist for several years, he went back to school and graduated from NYU Tisch school of the Arts in Film & TV. He has photographed award winning web series, music videos and numerous short films. Starting in 2016, Antoine was a motion graphics and vfx artist at a post production commercial company in Los Angeles. His next venture took him to AFI for its prestigious cinematography program.


In 2016, he has completed his last short film 'And Then We Broke', starring Sydney Haslam & Jake Satterfield. The film, depicting two passionate lovers testing their relationship, is an intimate passion project that he decided to entirely shape with the skills he acquired over the years, acting as the writer, producer, director, cinematographer, editor, sound mixer and composer.

He is currently developing his next project: a segmented piece shot in Paris, New York and Florence with the actress Brigette Lundy Paine.

His past work includes concert photography with the cultural activists 'Le Collectif Iso',  'LillelaNuit' and the 'Washington Square News' New York's newspaper.