Born of third generation Polish immigrants and raised in Houston, Texas, John Matysiak completed his study of film at Emerson College in Boston, MA.
In addition to his study at Emerson, John was selected to study at the Czech National Film School, FAMU, in Prague, where he was instructed and mentored by international cinematographers and directors.

A member of the International Cinematographers Guild, John's credits include television movies of the week, in addition to internationally recognized independent films as well as commercials, promos and branded content for Hyundai, Dodge, Coke Cola, Sony and Yahoo.

His work has been shown in over 50 film festivals around the world including; Festvial de Cannes and the Berlin International Film Festival. Recently John was recognized for his achievements in cinematography at the 25th Los Angeles Asian-Pacific Film Festival where he was awarded "Best Cinematography" for his work on the feature films, TWO SHADOWS and MODEL MINORITY.