A graduate with honors from NYU?s Tisch School of the Arts Film Program, Jeff Venditti has photographed over a hundred music videos for such diverse artists as: Tupac, Janet Jackson, Keith Urban and Outkast. Early on, he received critical acclaim and notoriety for videos like The Rembrandts "I'll Be There For You" (with the cast of the television show Friends) and Coolio's "Somethin' New." Over the span of Jeff's career, he has photographed countless celebrities like Harrison Ford, Benecio Del Torro, Robin Williams, and Halle Berry.
Commercially, Jeff has recently worked with Paul Goldman, Greg Popp, Dave Ramser, Ted Pauly, Agustin Alberdi and Randy Krallman. He has photographed everything from food to kids to cars for clients like Budweiser, Nike, Sony Playstation, Altoids, L?Oreal, Honda, and American Express.
Jeff won the award for ?Best Cinematography? at the First Run Film Festival in NY for the short film ?Devil Take the Hindmost.? In 1992 he won a Golden Eagle Award for his film ?57th Street Serenade? directed by David Dobkin (The Wedding Crashers). For his commercial work, he has garnered several ?Best Ad? awards from Adweek.
He continues to shoot in the narrative format having recently completed the films "Soccer Mom" with Emily Osment, "Trailer Park of Terror" with Lew Temple, "Two Weeks" starring Sally Field and Ben Chaplin" and "Jam" starring William Forsythe, Jonathan Silverman, and Marianne Jean-Baptiste.