Originally from Barcelona, Spain, Daniel Aranyo, graduated at the ESCAC Film School and relocated to Los Angeles where he got his Master of Fine Arts at the American Film Institute. He was lucky to get his Green Card in the Visa Lottery and now holds a dual citizenship, USA and Spain.
Upon graduation, he began his professional career filming music videos and commercials.
Daniel’s credits include popular American family fare such as HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 2 and HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 3: SENIOR YEAR as well as Spanish films like THREE STEPS ABOVE HEAVEN, NEON FLESH, INVADER, COMBUSTION and 7 DAYS IN HAVANA (with Benicio del Toro and Josh Hutcherson).
He was awarded the Gaudí (a Catalan Oscar) for Best Cinematography for his work on the 2013 film, THE LAST DAYS.
He was also chosen by Alejandro González Iñárritu and Rodrigo Prieto ASC, AMC to be the 2nd Unit cinematographer for BIUTIFUL, starring Javier Bardem.
In addition to MR. RIGHT starring Anna Kendrick, Sam Rockwell and Tim Roth, which will release through Universal Focus in 2016, Aranyó recently wrapped work on Alejandro Amenabar’s REGRESSION starring Emma Watson and Ethan Hawke, THE OTTOMAN LIEUTENANT, starring Ben Kingsley, Josh Hartnett and Michiel Huissman, as well as THE CRUCIFIXION, directed by Xavier Gens, starring Kingsman’s Sophie Cookson, produced by Peter Safran.
He will begin shooting his next project, COLD SKIN, with director Xavier Gens in February of 2016.