Matthew Libatique

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Birthday
19, 1968
Birthplace
Queens, NY
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
19, 1968 (age 50)
Birthplace
Queens, NY

About

Academy Award-nominated cinematographer on the 2010 film Black Swan who is well known for collaborating with Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky on each of Aronofsky's films between 1998 and 2017 with the exception of 2008's The Wrestler. He worked as director of photography on the blockbuster films Iron Man and Iron Man 2.

Before Fame

He attended Cal State Fullerton where he studied sociology and communications. He then earned his Master's in cinematography at AFI Conservatory.

Trivia

He has directed a large number of music videos by artists including but not limited to Tracy ChapmanErykah BaduBrian McKnightJay-ZThe CranberriesBarenaked LadiesRihannaJustin TimberlakeIncubus and The Cure.

Family Life

He was born in Elmhurst, Queens, New York City to parents Justiniano Libatique and Georgina Porter. He is of Filipino descent.

Associated With

He was the cinematographer on the Academy Award-nominated biographical film Straight Outta Compton, directed by F. Gary Gray.