Production Team

Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle - Production team - Claudio Rocha, Cinematographer

Claudio Rocha
Cinematographer/Animator

Claudio Rocha is a cinematographer and animator with over 20 years of experience, shooting film across a variety of genres. He is a frequent collaborator with Rodriguez on work including PBS documentaries: Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle, Race 2012, Latinos ’08, Brown is the New Green, Los Angeles Now, Mixed Feelings: San Diego/Tijuana, and Pancho Villa & Other Stories.

In addition to Rocha’s work with Rodriguez, he has photographed numerous award-winning American and Mexican films including, Reportero, The Mexican Suitcase, Sketches of Frank Gehry, directed by Sidney Pollack Hayek; Maldano Miracle directed by Salma Hayek; Skipped Parts, starring Drew Barrymore; Picture Bride, directed by Kayo Hatta; The Whole Wide World, starring Renee Zellweger.