Brian Burgoyne discovered a love of films and visual storytelling in high school and decided to attend NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts for Film Production. Subsequently he studied at the American Film Institute, earning an MFA in Cinematography. Burgoyne won the American Society of Cinematographers ASC Heritage Award for his AFI thesis film.
Brian is currently in production on “I Want You Back”, a feature for Amazon Studios. In the past year he completed work on the limited series “Swimming With Sharks” for Lionsgate and the pilot block episodes of Golden Globe nominee “The Flight Attendant” for HBOMax.
Some other noteworthy films Burgoyne has lensed include the films “The Lovebirds” directed by Michael Showalter for Paramount, “Coffee and Kareem” directed by Michael Dowse for Netflix, the Sundance sensation “The Big Sick”; SXSW audience award winner “Hello, My Name is Doris” starring Sally Field; and the 2016 Sundance Film Festival opening night film “Other People” for director Chris Kelly, which received four Independent Spirit Award nominations.
Burgoyne’s television work includes the Golden Globe nominated series “Smilf” for Showtime; the TBS series “Miracle Workers”, starring Daniel Radcliffe and Steve Buscemi; season two of “Crashing” for HBO; and the pilot episodes for “In The Dark”, “On The Spectrum”, “Champions”, and “Single Drunk Female”.
WHAT THEY LEFT BEHIND, a documentary on gun violence that he photographed for the Sandy Hook Foundation, earned a Clio.
Burgoyne lives in Los Angeles with his wife, two children, a moody gray cat and a highly enthusiastic dog.