Kismet Artists


Rafael Leyva - Cinematographer for Kismet Artists

Named one of the ASC’s 2018 Rising Stars of Cinematography, Rafael Leyva is a Los Angeles based Director Of Photography from Ponce, Puerto Rico. This island native started his journey as an aspiring film maker in New York City when he was 19 years old. It was there that he fell in love with Cinematography and since then, Rafael has lensed for clients such as DISNEY Pictures, SONY Pictures, NETFLIX, FOX, NBC, Hallmark, and many more. Mr. Leyva specializes in narrative(Feature Films) and 35mm Film Capture.

Press: American Cinematography | Los Angeles Times | What’s On Disney+