Matthias Grunsky is an internationally working cinematographer. He is best known for his work on US independent movies.
Born in Vienna, Grunsky started working as a camera assistant on movies and tv series in Austria and Germany. 1998 he attended the American Film Institute in Los Angeles for its two year cinematography program.
Grunsky has been a steady collaborator of director Andrew Bujalski since his 2001 debut Funny Ha Ha. His most recent work for Bujalski is the movie Support the Girls, starring Regina Hall. The 16 movies Grunsky has shot so far also include Nights and Weekends, directed by Joe Swanberg and Greta Gerwig, the musical drama Saints Rest, a US- Israeli co-production, directed by Noga Ashkenazi, and the German thriller Marlene, directed by Andreas Resch. He has also shot several documentaries around the world and all 6 episodes of the Swiss tv series A Livre Ouvert, directed by Stéphanie Chuat and Véronique Reymond.
Grunsky is a member of the German Society of Cinematographers, bvk.
For the movie Computer Chess he got nominated for Best Cinematography at the Film Independent Spirit Awards.