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Richard Henkels

Richard Henkels is an award-winning cinematographer known for his striking visuals and contemporary, naturalistic style. Henkels latest series State of Siege, based on the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, eight-episode series is based on journalist Sandeep Unnithan's book Black Tornado, Directed by Matthew Leutwyle. Henkels is as well known for his ... See full bio »

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State of Siege: 26/11 Cinematographer
Condemned Cinematographer
Mall Cinematographer
Author: The JT LeRoy Story Cinematographer


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 2021 State of Siege: Temple Attack (supervising cinematographer)
 2020 State of Siege: 26/11 (TV Mini Series) (2019)
 2019 MILFriend (TV Movie)
 2019 MILFriend (TV Series)
 2018 Compete to Create (Documentary)
 2017 American Epic (Documentary)
 2017 Arena (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2017 The Big Bang (Documentary)
 2017 American Epic (TV Mini Series documentary) (3 episodes)
- Blood and Soil (2017)
- The Big Bang (2017)
 2016 Author: The JT LeRoy Story (Documentary)
 2015 Out of the Many, the One (Documentary)
 2015/I Condemned
 2014 Mall
 2013 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2009 Undone (Short)
 2008 The Seed (Short)
 2007 Tobias_427 (Short) (director of photography)
 2003 Whose Lunatik? (Short)
 2001 Motel Jerusalem (Short)
 2001 The Matrix Revisited (Video documentary)
 2001 Shorty's Guilty (Video short)
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Richard started in music videos, shooting hundred of them including the iconic "Anaconda" by Sir Mix-a-Lot when he was attending Art Center. He was part of the early days of west coast hip hop with Delicious Vinyl shooting many of their videos.

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