About CAMERON BEYL

Director / Producer / Writer

Cameron Beyl is an award-winning director and writer of independent features, shorts, and documentaries. His work has been featured in numerous film festivals, museums and online media outlets like Sight & Sound Magazine, The Huffington Post, Vice Creators Project, Indiewire, and Slate. His narrative works have claimed top festival honors, lauded for their striking visuals and resonant storytelling. His ongoing video essay project, THE DIRECTORS SERIES, has also established him as a prominent voice in the world of online film scholarship, with Indiewire citing the project as a “significant contribution” to the discipline.      

 

After graduating cum laude with a degree in film production from Emerson College, Cameron made his professional debut at the 2009 Zero Film Festival, taking home the Best Feature award for his experimental microbudget drama, SO LONG, LONESOME. The 2012 Oregon Independent Film Festival awarded the Best Director prize on his follow-up feature, the entirely-improvised character drama, HERE BUILD YOUR HOMES. In the years since, he has steadily built up a body of work that includes music videos, promotional content, and short narratives. He resides in Los Angeles with his wife & daughter.

Awards & Recognition

BEST DIRECTOR

Oregon 

Independent

Film Festival

BEST

FEATURE

Zero

Film Festival

BEST

MIDLENGTH

Zero

Film Festival

PRINCETON INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL

Awards Jury Member (2019)

Awards Jury Member (2018)

SCREENCRAFT FILM FUND

Quarterfinalist-- "FERAL" (2019)

SIGHT & SOUND MAGAZINE

"Best of: Video Essays"

(2018)

(2017)

SCRIPT PIPELINE

Semifinalist-- "CONCRETE BLONDE" (2017)

 

HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL

Official Selection- "MATCHBREAKERS" (2015)

OREGON INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL

Best Director Award- "HERE BUILD YOUR HOMES" (2012)

ZERO FILM FESTIVAL

Best Mid-Length Award- "HAPPY HOUR" (2010)

Best Feature Award- "SO LONG, LONESOME" (2009)

DOWNTOWN FILM FESTIVAL LOS ANGELES

Official Selection - "SO LONG, LONESOME" (2010)

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