Mario Di Leo, a cinematographer and director, is a Hollywood veteran of film, television, and commercials. His cinematographic skills were honed at Cinecitta Studios in Rome. Coming to America, Mario went on to direct and DP such shows as Miami Vice, Xena Warrior Princess, Babylon 5, BayWatch, Murder She Wrote, The Untouchables, Alfred Hitchcock Presents and many other popular shows.
With the HD revolution, he saw a need: To be able to achieve motion picture production value for the lightweight high resolution digital camera world.
Holding a degree in civil engineering and a passion for designing and building, Mario creates professional quality camera positioning systems, the Ready Rig, Alba Camera Pedestal and the Slik Slider for The Alba Group.
Member, Directors Guild Of America
IATSE Camera Local 600, Retired
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Mario teaching his son, Alessandro, how to pull focus on the set.