About Darren Hartman
Darren Hartman was born and raised in Toms River, NJ. He studied Film & Video at Five Towns College under the tutelage of Sol Negrin, ASC. Darren fell in love with the art and craft of cinematography, working on many projects to learn the technical aspects of film-making and the tools used. He began shooting on Super 16mm film with Arri cameras and transitioned to Digital Film-making. He also directs, works as a DIT/Colorist and shoots still photography .
Looking to expand to new territory, Darren moved to Portland, OR where he currently resides. He has produced and shot videos for clients such as Intuit, Petco, E*Trade and many others. His DIT and color portfolio includes clients such as Netflix, American Family Insurance, VICE TV and more.
Darren's intention while shooting is to use the camera to capture the emotion and story in a way that the audience feels it intuitively.