Photography Akos Major

Ben Richardson is best known for his work on the Oscar-nominated Beasts of the Southern Wild, which garnered him Best Cinematography prizes at both the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and the 2013 Independent Spirit Awards; and the 2014 summer hit The Fault in Our Stars based on John Green's best-selling novel, and starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort.

His collaborations with director Joe Swanberg include Drinking Buddies starring Olivia Wilde and Jake Johnson; Happy Christmas with Anna Kendrick and Melanie Lynskey; and most recently Digging for Fire with Jake Johnson and Rosemarie DeWitt, which premiered at Sundance 2015.

Ben also shot the small-town thriller Cut Bank, directed by Matt Shakman and featuring a remarkable ensemble cast including John Malkovich, Liam Hemsworth, Teresa Palmer, Michael Stuhlbarg, Bruce Dern, and Billy Bob Thornton.

Originally from the UK, Ben lived for five years in Prague, and now resides in Brooklyn.