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Shirley Cruz

DP, Director, Photographer, FAA Certified Drone Pilot, Extra Syrup
Long Island City, NY US
Available for Freelance
Bilingual cinematographer, photographer, director, and FAA certified drone pilot based in NYC.


Shirley Cruz is a multidisciplinary bilingual cinematographer, photographer, director, and FAA certified drone pilot. She is a first generation born and raised New Yorker. Her experience has allowed her to work across a myriad of productions ranging from social campaigns, broadcast television, to commercials, and across the different spaces that content is created for today. She is fascinated by combining digital and analog processes while keeping up with today's trends and technology. I am the co-founder of Extra Syrup, a NYC-based production company. We specialize primarily in fashion, beauty, lifestyle, editorial, commercial, and documentary work. Her clients include: Conde Nast, Instyle Magazine, Christian Dior, Tic Tac, Make Up For Ever, Bare Necessities, NBC Universal, DIRECTV, AT&T, XXL Mag, ATTN, Spotify, Gibson Guitars, Flag Award, Asana Rebel, K+12 and more.