Welcome to JCO Productions! We’re a cinematography services and equipment rental company based in Los Angeles, California founded by cinematographer and camera operator Jorge Olórtegui featuring the Arri Alexa Mini PL/EF Camera.

We specialize in camera, lenses, lighting and grip rentals and can also provide professional crew services in the camera department. Jorge Olórtegui is more than willing and able to work as either cinematographer, camera operator or camera technician. To view Jorge Olórtegui’s work please visit his reel at jcoproductions.com/reel

JCO Productions seeks to provide the most efficient and highest quality rentals and cinematography services at the most affordable rates. We can offer very competitive rates and discounts to major company accounts as well as independent production companies. All-inclusive packages and multi-day pricing are also available. Contact JCO Productions to get started.


BIO

jcop-com_dp-him-her-i
“Him, Her and I”

Jorge Olórtegui is a Los Angeles based director of photography originally born and raised in Lima, Perú. He received his BFA in Film and TV Productions with a Minor in Pyschology at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. In 2003 Jorge formed JCO Productions and has worked as a cinematographer, camera operator, camera assistant, director and editor in all levels of the film industry on numerous features, short films, series, documentaries, commercials and music videos.


TRAINING

jcop-com_training-movi-workshop
MoVI Intensive Workshop
  • An Introduction to Professional Camera Movements by Steadicam (2016)
  • Lighting Master Class Seminar at Cine Gear Expo (2016)
  • MoVI Intensive Workshop at AbelCine LA/MoVI Operator List (2016)
  • The Society of Aerial Cinematography Symposium (2015)
  • Alex Buono’s Visual Storytelling 2 Filmmaking Workshop (2015)
  • Sony F5/F55/FS-7 for the AC Workshop at AbelCine LA (2015)
  • Panasonic VariCam 35 Workshop (2015)
  • RED Epic for the AC Workshop at AbelCine LA (2015)
  • Arri Alexa Intensive Workshop at AbelCine LA/Arri Alexa Tech List (2015)
  • Shooting Episodic TV Workshop with William Klayer (2010)
  • International Cinematographers Guild Local 600, IATSE Camera Assistant Qualified (2004)
  • Film and Television Production Bachelor of Fine Arts at New York University (2001)
  • 35mm Cinematographer Workshop at FAMU Film School Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (2000)

SEMINARS ATTENDED

jcop-com_seminars-vittorio-storaro
A Conversation with Vittorio Storaro, ASC, AIC at Cine Gear Expo (2016)
  • A Conversation with Vittorio Storaro, ASC, AIC at Cine Gear Expo (2016)
  • The SOC Moving Camera Seminar at the J.L. Fisher 10th Annual Open House (2016)
  • Dialogue with ASC Cinematographers at the J.L. Fisher 10th Annual Open House (2016)
  • NAB Show Conference Sessions: “Keanu,” “Jungle Book,” “Deadpool” (2016)
  • ASC Coffee & Conversation: Dariusz Wolski, ASC (2015)
  • A Conversation with Director Scott Cooper and Johnny Depp at AFI FEST (2015)
  • On Directing: A Conversation with Ridley Scott at AFI FEST (2015)
  • ASC Coffee & Conversation: John Seale, ASC (2015)
  • ASC Coffee & Conversation: Reed Morano, ASC (2015)
  • A Conversation with John Rutland of Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015)
  • ASC Coffee & Conversation: Checco Varese, ASC, AMC and Patricia Riggen (2015)
  • Dialogue with ASC Cinematographers at Cine Gear Expo (2015)
  • Rob Hardy, BSC discusses Ex Machina at Cine Gear Expo(2015)
  • Checking Into “The Grand Budapest Hotel” with Robert Yeoman, ASC at NAB Show (2015)
  • Heroes, Legends and American Sniper with Tom Stern, ASC, AFC at NAB Show (2015)
  • The Society of Camera Operators Presents: How I Got the Shot at NAB Show (2015)
  • Coming to You Live: ACES 1.0 at NAB Show (2015)
  • ASC Coffee & Conversation: Michael Goi, ASC (2015)
  • On Cinematography: A Conversation with Roger Deakins, ASC at AFI FEST (2014)
  • ASC Breakfast Club with Nancy Schreiber, ASC (2014)
  • ASC Breakfast Club with Haskell Wexler, ASC (2014)
  • Director Profile: Vincent Laforet at Vimeo Festival (2012)
  • Master Cinematography Workshop: “The Power of the Image” with Christopher Baffa, ASC (2009)
  • A Keynote Conversation with Lance Acord, ASC and American Cinematographer Magazine (2009)

AWARDS / COMPETITIONS

jcop-com_awards-cine-gear-expo
2016 Cine Gear Expo Film Series
  • 2016 Cine Gear Expo Film Series Music Video Finalist (Director of Blackwater Jukebox “Heave Away”)
  • 2013 PMC Star Awards for Movies/The Philippine Movie Press Club (Nominee: Indie Movie Editor of the Year, Co-Editor of “Graceland”)
  • 2003 First Run Film Festival at NYU Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and Television (Winner: Achievement in Documentary Form, Editor of “The Game of Life” )
  • 2002 First Run Film Festival at NYU Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and Television (Winner: Craft Awards in Cinematography, Directing and Screenwriting, DP of “Girl From Mile 9”)