With a thriving career in cinematography, Brandon Trost is part of the new generation of filmmakers in Hollywood. His contributions to popular feature films like This Is The End, The Disaster Artist, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, and Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile have earned him acclaim in the entertainment industry. While Brandon is best known for being a DP, he has also directed, wrote and produced a handful of productions and commercials throughout his career, including The FP and numerous short films.

How Brandon Got His Start

Brandon Trost grew up around the film industry his entire life. Brandon’s love of filmmaking came from his father who worked in mechanical effects for film. Brandon’s interests shifted from effects to photography once he got to high school and started focusing on composition and cinematography. While at The L.A. Film School, Brandon worked in the equipment room on campus spending most of his free time around camera equipment. His first big studio job after graduation was Crank: High Voltage, and from there, his filmmaking career took off.

Notable Projects


Crank: High Voltage
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
The Interview
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising
The Night Before
This is The End
That Awkward Moment
The Diary of a Teenage Girl
Halloween II


Future Man
The Righteous Gemstones
Dark Wall


Dumpster Diving
Foo Fighters: Run
All Good Things
The Attachment
The FP

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