"Erik has a keen eye as a director and deep knowledge of photo composition–A wonderful DP, Camera Operator and Director!"

- Danni Shinya Luo, Fine Artist

"Erik is an amazing camera man adding his unique takes as well as a team player. Always on point and makes everyone's jobs that much easier."

- Kevin Moon, Producer, Director, SAG Actor

"An inspired, proactive, competent and talented filmmaker...Erik is an absolute joy to work with on set, bringing a positive and professional attitude."

- Claudia Pickering, Award Winning Director, Actor

Erik "The Animal" Deutscher is an IMDb credited motion picture professional with over 20 years experience nationwide and is recognized for his cinematography and camera work on Fargo [FX] and Flesh & Bone [Starz} as well as countless film, television, independent and Internet programing.


Erik is a highly skilled lens technician. With extensive training by the industry’s top optical specialists from Duclos Lenses, AbelCine and Focus Optics, Erik has worked with and for the biggest players in film including Panavision, SIM Digital and BandPro.


Erik’s extensive photography includes editorial, promotional and publicity work with an actor client list that has included Eric Roberts, Cheech Marin, Ernie Hudson, Michael J. White and many, many more.


In addition to the movie industry, Erik has an extensive career in the music industry as a director, DP and content producer including live, studio, and promotional works. He has worked with Air Supply, Asking Alexandria, Belinda Carlisle, Bette Midler, The Chris Perez Project, Collective Soul, Foo Fighters, Hootie and the Blowfish, Jay-Z as well as hundreds of others.


Deutscher also works in the ENG and corporate world and has covered countless conventions and expos including San Diego Comic-Con, Monsterpalooza and CineGear Expo and has worked with an array of brands and companies including Microsoft, Corona, the State of Arizona, McFarlane Toys and the Starlight Starbright Foundation.


Erik is based in Los Angeles, CA, works nationwide and can be found on Instagram, LinkedIn, IMDb and Flickr.

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