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Ben Richardson is a cinematographer and producer, known for Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012), Wind River (2017) and Yellowstone (2018). See full bio »

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Beasts of the Southern Wild Cinematographer
Wind River Cinematographer
Yellowstone Cinematographer
1922 Cinematographer


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 2021 Mare of Easttown (TV Series) (7 episodes) (filming)
- Episode #1.7 (2021)
- Episode #1.6 (2021)
- Episode #1.5 (2021)
- Episode #1.4 (2021)
- Episode #1.3 (2021)
  Those Who Wish Me Dead (director of photography) (post-production)
 2018 CYN: I'll Still Have Me (Video short)
  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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Show Show Visual effects (3 credits)
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[on filming scenes involving six-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis] I think one of the mistakes sometimes that hand-held movies do by going shoulder-mounted all the time is you have this permanent adult male's-eye view. And I dropped the camera a couple of inches below Hushpuppy's eye-line and kept it horizontal. It just gave her this real power and strength in the frame. So what would happen is, the ... See more »


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