Jose Ruiz has over 15 years professional experience as a DOP and gaffer. Ruiz studied cinematography at Bournemouth Arts Institute in Poole, United Kingdom, where he graduated with a BA Honors. He went on to forge a prolific fiction film career as a cinematographer. For the past ten years, he has worked as a DOP on music videos, fiction and documentary productions. He feels drawn to stories that touch him emotionally and is fascinated by Eastern Europe.