A Durango native, Pedro Avila launched his Director of Photography career in Mexico City prior to arriving to Los Angeles where he currently resides.

      He is a 14 year veteran with experience shooting both film and digital. He acquired his lighting skills and learned how to work fast while shooting episodic television for multiple award winning directors and networks such as NBC/Telemundo, Univision, TV Azteca, Gourmet Channel, and Televisa.

      Shooting Feature & Short films, TV pilots and Commercials Pedro excels at lighting and framing to create powerful story-driven images. He specializes in lighting faces for glamor, comedy, and drama.

      A member of the International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE Local 600) for 4 years, early in 2017 Pedro was admitted into the Mexican Society of Cinematographers (AMC), a prestigious society of men and women who have excelled in the art of professional cinematography in Mexico.