Photo Courtesy of Mathew Lynn

Michael J. Lutman






 Cinematographer Editor

Photo by Matt Lynn.


San Franciscan born Michael J. Lutman has filmed documentaries around the globe. Following the renowned Alasdair Fraser from Scotland to Spain, the 5 Gyres Institute pollution research from Brazil to South Africa, and endurance social cyclists across Vietnam, Cambodia and Sri Lanka, he has a relentless passion for making soulful and thought provoking films. Since 2010, Melbourne has been Michael's home base where he has produced and directed 3 full-length documentary films, while working as a full-time film editor at the award winning post-production house, The Butchery. Michael is concurrently in post production for two short films; Chautauqua, a film about the perspective of the journey, as well as the yet to be titled TV half-hour documentary about 3 young girls shattering western perceptions by battling extreme conservatism at a co-ed music school in Kabul, Afghanistan.