Founded by Rhea Scott in 1998, Little Minx fosters the growth of outstanding filmmakers who innovate with both creativity and intelligence. As a certified woman-owned production company, we have embraced diversity in our roster, crews, and staff for 22 years. This philosophy of inclusion is more than our mantra—it’s our mission. It’s the reason the company was founded, and it remains the most essential part of everything we do.
One of the most respected and acclaimed cinematographers in the world, Rodrigo Prieto is known for his meticulous setups, unconventional camerawork, rich use of color, and creating a moving, visceral experience for the audience.
Nominated for two Academy Awards for his work on Brokeback Mountain (2006) and Martin Scorcese’s Silence (2017), he has also been recognized by Independent Spirit Awards, BAFTA Awards, Online Film Critics Society Awards, and American Society of Cinematographers Awards. While passionate about his work as a cinematographer, Rodrigo directed his first short film, Likeness, starring Elle Fanning, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2013.
Rodrigo is a frequent collaborator with Martin Scorsese, Ang Lee, Oliver Stone, and Alejandro González Iñárritu. His first collaboration with Iñárritu, Amores Perros (2000), is widely hailed as the cinematographer’s breakthrough, and spurred Rodrigo’s relocation from Mexico to Los Angeles. This movie, along with their next two projects, 21 Grams and Babel, are regarded as the three films that have led the renaissance of Mexican cinema. Out of all the Iñárritu films he’s worked on, Rodrigo has said that Biutiful is the one of which he’s most proud.
Other notable films Rodrigo has DPed include Passengers, Argo, Martin Scorcese’s The Wolf of Wall Street, and he recently wrapped filming Scorsese’s latest gangster film, The Irishman. In addition to shooting Brokeback Mountain, he also appeared in a cameo role within the film as a Mexican gigolo. Talk about an artist with range!