Richard Bell


Sydney, Australia
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Richard is cinematographer who works internationally on commercials, music videos and narrative fiction. His unmatched style and clear thinking lend itself to commercials for Asics, Lurpak, Siemens, Tesco, McDonalds, Glenfiddich and Ebay.

Richard studied in Australia and in 2008 he won his first QLD Cinematographers Society Award in the student category, graduating with a Bachelor of Film and Screen Media Production from Griffith Film School the following year. Since then he has won 18 Australian Cinematographers Society Awards as well as a KODAK Award for Cinematography for the short drama Breathless, which was shot on 35mm film.​

Richard completed principle photography on his second feature film, A Good Woman Is Hard To Find, at the end of 2017. 
Richard has won a total of 15 ACS Awards and in 2019 was awarded The ACS Golden Tripod for his work in TV Station Breaks and Promos.

Richard brings versatility and range to set the tone and mood required on a project. As a creative thinker and problem solver, he frequently discovers ways to achieve and build on the director’s vision.


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