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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.
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 ...