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Richard Crudo

Richard Crudo was born in 1957 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on American Pie (1999), Donnie Darko (2001) and Down to Earth (2001). See full bio »

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American Pie
American Pie Cinematographer
Donnie Darko
Donnie Darko Camera and Electrical Department
Down to Earth
Down to Earth Cinematographer
Ghostbusters II
Ghostbusters II Camera and Electrical Department


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 2014 Let's Be Cops (director of photography: second unit)
 2010-2014 Justified (TV Series) (additional photography - 26 episodes)
- Good Intentions (2014) ... (additional photography)
- The Kids Aren't All Right (2014) ... (additional photography)
- Peace of Mind (2013) ... (additional photography)
- Decoy (2013) ... (additional photography)
- Get Drew (2013) ... (additional photography)
 2013 Grudge Match (additional photography)
 2013 Justified: Sneak Peek (Short) (additional photography)
 2013 Movie 43 (camera operator: "b" camera - segment "Victory's Glory")
 2011/I Jack and Jill (director of photography: second unit)
 2010 Dirty Girl (director of photography: second unit)
 2001 Donnie Darko (camera operator)
 1997 The First to Go (camera operator)
 1997 Campfire Tales (additional photographer)
 1993 Army of One (director of photography: second unit)
 1991 Jungle Fever (Steadicam assistant)
 1990 Presumed Innocent (second assistant camera)
 1990 The Divine Garbo (TV Movie documentary) (assistant camera)
 1989 Ghostbusters II (Steadicam assistant)
 1989 Field of Dreams (panaglide assistant: Boston second unit - as Richard Cruedo)
 1987 Five Corners (Steadicam assistant - as Richard P. Crudo)
 1987 Raising Arizona (assistant camera - as Richard P. Crudo)
 1985 The Last Dragon (camera trainee - as Richard P. Crudo)
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Richard P. Crudo | Richard Cruedo

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[on Brooklyn Rules (2007), his first experience shooting in the anamorphic format] There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding anamorphic photography. Everybody says, "You need a wider set, you need more light." That's all nonsense. I did light the film to a deeper stop for the sake of the lenses - a T4 as opposed to a T2.8. But what does that mean? You take one scrim out of the lamp. It really... See more »


President of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) (2003-05) (2013- ).

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