Juan Carlos Lelo De Larrea

Mexico City, Mexico

About Me

Cinematographer based at Mexico City known for my work in music videos, commercials, short films and documentaries. I have collaborated as a Director of Photography in commercials for the courier Mexican company Estafeta, fashion films for ELLE and InStyle Mexico and in promotional short films for League of Legends. My latest work consists on a series of awarded music videos for the classic rock singer and composer Juan Carlos & Black Hat which I was credited for cinematography, direction and production. I have a bachelor degree in Communication and training in Cinematography, Advance Digital Cinematography, Location Lighting, Lighting for episodic television, Table top and high speed Cinematography and Lighting for 35mm Cinematography.

I have been in the industry since 1998.

Cinematography Reel 2017
Added on 1/8/2018

Juan Carlos Lelo de Larrea Cinematography Reel 2017


Camera operator – Gears Pro Circuit All Access

January, 2018 — January, 2018
Online – La Fabrica Films

Director / Cinematographer / Producer – Será la espera

August, 2017 — December, 2017
Music Video – Juan Carlos & Black Hat

Director / Cinematographer / Producer – Responsabilidades

August, 2017 — August, 2017
Music Video – Juan Carlos & Black Hat

Adicional Cinematography – Don Patricio

April, 2017 — April, 2017
Other – Mulberry Media

Cinematographer – The Partygoer

April, 2016 — April, 2016
Music Video – Zazel

Cinematographer – Last Night Before the Game

March, 2016 — March, 2016
Short Film – Riot Games

Cinematographer – Cineminuto Estafeta

August, 2015 — August, 2015
Commercial – Estafeta

Cinematographer – San Ildefonso / Novalan

July, 2013 — July, 2013
Corporate – San Ildefonso / Novalan


I'm happy to recommend JC, I worked with him once, and he was very responsible, creative and reliable.

I'm looking forward to work with him again in the near future.

La Fábrica Films

Juan Carlos was my choice for a series of videos for Food & Wine Magazine. He was fantastic! I would highly recommend him as he produced beautiful cinematography was great to work with.

Marty Schnurr

Juan Carlos Lelo de Larrea was my choice to co-produce, direct, and post-produce a set of music videos for my albums “vol. 2” and “vol. 3” due to his reliability, attention to detail, willingness to understand my project’s needs, and obvious talent behind the camera. He proved himself on all these counts repeatedly throughout the pre-production, production, and post-production period, further displaying capable leadership of his team, commitment, and honesty. The entire experience was superb, and the results speak for themselves - accomplished, artistic videos that exceeded my already high expectations. He stands out in our film industry, and I would recommend him without reservations.

Juan Carlos, of "Juan Carlos & Black Hat"

Juan Carlos & Black Hat

Juan Carlos is an amazing filmmaker with a creative eye and a stylish use of lighting. Would totally recommend him for both commercial and artistic gigs, including corporate videos and music short films.

Daniel Lazo

Work with Juan Carlos Lelo De Larrea

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