Byron Werner is a Director of Photography based in Los Angeles, born in the San Fransisco Bay Area. At the age of 16 he began his career working in the Sega studios creating live action video games.
While earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in film and television from Chapman University, Byron shot his first feature film, the first of over thirty. He never moved up through the ranks to become a DP. Rather, he shot anything and everything he could as a DP, using experience to further his education.
In addition to feature films Byron has shot over 100 short films and countless music videos and commercials for many top named brands.
Byron's most notable film Phantom for director Todd Robinson, starring Ed Harris and David Duchovny hit theaters March 1st 2013 on over 2000 screens.
He recently finished production on Todd's next movie The Last Full Measure starring Samuel L. Jackson, William Hurt, Christopher Plummer, Ed Harris, Sebastian Stan, Peter Fonda and many others.
Byron shot the feature film Reversal, for Dark Factory, Reversal had its World Premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
Byron's Sci-Fi short film "Helio" has been accepted to numerous film festivals and won the Miami Sci-Fi Film Festival as best film and the Audience Award. Byron also won Best Cinematography at the Widescreen Film Festival.