Even though he was born in the United States Miguel grew up in Chile where he started his film career. Initially his first jobs at a young age were in 3D animation but after working in different departments he got to work as a DP and never looked back. In 2004 he entered the cinematography program at the American Film Institute and after graduation he started shooting films, music videos and commercials, Now a days he spends most of his time in Chile but still moves between Chile, United States, Brazil and any place where he can go to work with new people in different projects.