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Ben Richardson

Best known as a Cinematographer based on credits in that role in 8 films, with $380,755,121 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #222)
Best-known technical roles: The Fault in Our Stars (Cinematographer), Wind River (Cinematographer), Beasts of the Southern Wild (Cinematographer), Table 19 (Cinematographer), Drinking Buddies (Cinematographer)
Most productive collaborators: Shailene Woodley, Josh Boone, Scott Neustadter, Ansel Elgort, Laura Dern

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Career Summary

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
In Technical RolesCinematographer8$175,577,233$205,177,888$380,755,121

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists

Top Grossing Cinematographer at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 226 $175,577,233
Top Grossing Cinematographer at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 218 $205,177,888
Top Grossing Cinematographer at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 222 $380,755,121

See the Acting Credits tab for all Acting Box Office Records and the Technical Credits tab for all Technical Box Office Records.

2013 - Awards Season: Independent Spirit Awards are the Silver Linings for Smaller Films

February 24th, 2013

Independent Spirit Award were handed out yesterday and while the average moviegoer will be more focused on the Oscars tonight, a lot of great films were honored yesterday. This includes Silver Linings Playbook, which took home numerous awards, including the top prizes.

The categories and winners are...


Awards Season: Silver Linings for Limited Releases

November 28th, 2012

The Independent Spirit Awards has a special place in the Awards Season. The nominations are the unoffficial start of Awards Season, but the actual awards aren't given out until Oscar weekend, so they are the beginning at the end of Awards Season. They also help out a lot of limited releases that would otherwise not get enough buzz, although they are not so good at predicting Oscar wins. This year, two films tied for most nominations, Moonrise Kingdom and The Silver Linings Playbook, both of which earned five nominations. They weren't the only films to earn multiple nominations though. More...

All Technical Credits

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
8/4/2017 Wind River Director of Photography $33,800,859 $11,197,393 $44,998,252
3/3/2017 Table 19 Director of Photography $3,614,896 $1,005,503 $4,620,399
8/21/2015 Digging for Fire Director of Photography $119,364 $0 $119,364
4/3/2015 Cut Bank Director of Photography $0 $147,728 $147,728
7/25/2014 Happy Christmas Director of Photography $30,312 $0 $30,312
6/6/2014 The Fault in Our Stars Director of Photography $124,872,350 $182,294,484 $307,166,834
8/23/2013 Drinking Buddies Director of Photography $343,706 $63,394 $407,100
6/27/2012 Beasts of the Southern Wild Director of Photography $12,795,746 $10,469,386 $23,265,132
Movies: 8Totals:$175,577,233$205,177,888$380,755,121