Edwin was born and raised in Los Angeles, his career in film began with documentaries but quickly evolved. In ’05 and ‘06, Edwin made his way into The Santa Barbara International Film Fest with two documentaries shot on location in Thailand, Myanmar, and South Africa. Edwin graduated from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts and founded a commercial production company, Hunt House Pictures, in 2011 with Jack Murgatroyd. He has since DP’ed, Directed, and Produced commercials for Disney, American Eagle, Marriott, Build a Bear Workshop, Belkin, UBER, ADIDAS, and Chase Bank. Edwin was also a producer and DOP on the documentary The Dirty Old Wedge; the doc received numerous accolades and awards along with being the most profitable film in Newport Beach Film Festival history.
As we all know, the line between Director of Photography and Director in the commercial world is blurred. Edwin has been DOP, DOP & Director, DOP & Producer on many jobs which has honed not only his eye for commercials but also his ideation and client relation skills. Edwin deals directly with the client or agency and helps them discover their vision before setting out to Direct/DOP/or Produce their final product.