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Ben Richardson is a cinematographer and producer, known for Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012), Wind River (2017) and 1922 (2017). See full bio »

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Beasts of the Southern Wild Cinematographer
Wind River Cinematographer
1922 Cinematographer
The Fault in Our Stars Cinematographer


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  Yellowstone (TV Series) (1 episode, 2018) (director of photography - 8 episodes, 2018)
- The Unravelling: Part 2 (2018) ... (director of photography)
- The Unravelling: Part 1 (2018) ... (director of photography)
- A Monster Is Among Us (2018) ... (director of photography)
- The Remembering (2018) ... (director of photography)
- Coming Home (2018)
 2018 The Chi (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2018)
 2017 1922 (director of photography)
 2017 Sand Castle (director of photography)
 2017 Table 19 (director of photography)
 2017 Wind River (director of photography)
 2015 Ella Henderson: Mirror Man (Video short)
 2014 Cut Bank (director of photography)
 2014 The Fault in Our Stars (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 »


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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