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Ben Richardson (I)


Ben Richardson is known for his work on The Fault in Our Stars (2014), Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012) and Drinking Buddies (2013). See full bio »

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 2014 Cut Bank
 2014 The Fault in Our Stars (director of photography)
 2013 Film School Shorts (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Okay, Cupid (2013) ... (director of photography)
 2013/I Best Friends (Short)
 2012 Beasts of the Southern Wild (director of photography)
 2010 The Drip Machine (Short)
 2010 Perfectly Perfect (Video short)
 2009/III Seed (Short)
 2008 Glory at Sea (Short)
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[on 'Beasts of the Southern Wild'] What drew me to Behn [Zeitlin]'s work in the first place is his love of myths and monsters. He's always been interested in creating the best kinds of legends, the kind of thing that feels like it's always existed. See more »

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Was originally hired for Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012) as the cinematographer for the miniature portions only. Despite his friendship with director Benh Zeitlin the producers were hesitant to hire Richardson to shoot the entire film as he had never shot a feature. After the producers had failed to find a veteran cinematographer appropriate for the project, Richardson shot a test reel on his ... See more »

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