Kelvin Richard

Directors of Photography

Kelvin is a Cinematographer whose efforts have contributed towards many nominated and award winning productions.

He has photographed TV drama, feature films, scripted comedy, short drama and music productions with a creative eye and a strong committed approach to each production. POSTCODE (BAFTA nominated), HUMZA’S CHRISTMAS JUMPER, the BAFTA nominated children’s series HETTY FEATHER and the Cannes Lion award winning commercials, CHOOSE A DIFFERENT ENDINGand WHO KILLED DEON?.

Kelvin worked his way through the camera department grades of camera rental technician at Samuelson Film Services, film Clapper Loader (2nd AC) and Focus Puller (1st AC). Working with DoP’s Jeff Baynes, Witold Stok BSC, Mike Southon BSC and Simon Archer BSC. His working knowledge of the camera crew is invaluable in getting the best out of his team whether in the UK or overseas. His DoP skills have been crafted with Main Unit dailies on larger BBC drama productions; SPOOKS(Kudos/BBC1), HUSTLE(Kudos/BBC1), THE FIXER(Kudos/BBC1).

Most recently Kelvin has been working with Idris Elba on the SKY comedy series IN THE LONG RUN as well as the BAFTA nominated and Broadcast Award Winning CBBC series APPLE TREE HOUSE and across the last three series of the BBC1 drama, DOCTORS. 

Kelvin has years of wide-ranging experience of lighting and operating on drama, music, documentary productions, and many multi camera live music performances on LIVE FROM ABBEY ROAD (Series 1 & 2). He has filmed in many countries with local and UK crews.

He is a member of BECTU and a full BAFTA member.

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Director of Photography

IN THE LONG RUN
SKY TV Directors: Sandy Johnson, Ian Aryeh
Producer: Alex Walsh-Taylor
Exec Producers: Idris Elba and Gina Carter
DOCTORS
Series 18-20 (Over 25 Episodes)
BBC 1 Directors: Gary Williams, Pip Short, Miranda Howard-Williams, Jennie Paddon and Fi Kelly
Producers: Dawn Coulson-Beckett, Lee Thomas and Caroline Slater
Exec Producer: Mike Hobson
APPLE TREE HOUSE
Series 3 (25 Episodes)
CBBC TV Directors: Eugenio Perez and Makalla McPherson
Producer: Gregory Boardman
Exec Producers: Michael Towner and Kay Benbow
BEYOND BLOOD
Feature Film
Royal Roots Nigeria Director: Greg Odutayo
Producer: Debbie Odutayo
HUMZA ARSHAD'S XMAS
(Christmas Jumpers)
Feat: Mo Gilligan and Humza Arshad
Sky TV/Big Deal Films Director: Mustapha Kseibati
Producer: Dhanny Joshi
Exec Producers: Tilusha Ghelani and Thomas Stogdon
APPLE TREE HOUSE
Series 2 (30 Episodes)
CBBC TV Directors: Eugenio Perez and Makalla McPherson
Producers: Gregory Boardman and Eugenio Perez
Exec Producer: Kay Benbow
APPLE TREE HOUSE
Series 1 (30 Episodes)
CBBC TV Directors: Mustapha Kseibati and Akindele Akinsiku
Producers: Eugenio Perez and Gregory Boardman
Exec Producers: Michael Towner and Kay Benbow

*2 x BAFTA Children's Nominee - Pre School Drama
* Broadcast Awards WINNER 2018 - Best Pre School Programme
*RTS Children's Programme Nominee 2018
THE DUMPING GROUND
Series 6, Ep 4 'Heroes'
CBBC Dailies
Directors: David Innes Edwards (Fiona Walton, David Beauchamp)
Producer: Gert Thomas
Exec Producer: Jonathan Phillips
POSTCODE Zodiak Media for BBC Director: Stewart Orme
Producer: Tom Mullens

*BAFTA Nominee - Children's Drama
WALTER'S WAR BBC Director: Alrick Riley
Exec Producer: Ruth Caleb
Exec Producer: Kate Harwood
THE FIXER Kudos Film & Television for BBC Main Unit - Dailies
Director: Alrick Riley
TARGET
Short Drama
Feat: Will Johnson
Heavy Soul/Film Council Director: Dee Allen
HUSTLE
Series 2
Kudos Film & Television/BBC Main Unit - Dailies
Directors: Various including Alrick Riley
Exec Producer: Simon Crawford Collins

Director of Photography, Second Unit

HETTY FEATHER
Series 2 (10 Episodes 2nd Camera and Main Unit)
CBBC TV Directors: Chloe Thomas and Delyth Thomas
Producer: David Collier
Exec Producer: Alison Matthews

*BAFTA Nominee - Children's Drama
HETTY FEATHER
Series 1 (10 Episodes 2nd Camera and Main Unit)
CBBC TV Directors: Paul Walker and Chloe Thomas
Producer: Paul McKenzie
Exec Producer: Foz Allan

*BAFTA Nominee - Children's Drama
FOYLE'S WAR Eleventh Hour Films/ITV (London Unit)
Director: Stuart Orme
Producer: John Chapman
SPOOKS
Series 6
Kudos Film & Television for BBC Main Unit - Dailies
Director: Alrick Riley
Producer: Katie Swindon
TRIAL AND RETRIBUTION
Episodes 15 - 19
La Plante Productions/ITV 2nd Unit + Dailies
Producer: Paula McBreen

DOCUMENTARY / FACTUAL ENTERTAINMENT
Lighting Cameraman

The Stephen Lawrence Story. Channel 4 CRE Media Award
Reggae Britannia. Series. BBC2
Who Do You Think You Are? (Colin Jackson) Wall To Wall / BBC1 BAFTA nominated
Your Life in Their Hands (2nd Camera) Henry Marsh. BBC1. RTS Award
Fighting Back- the Michael Watson story. 1 hour special. BBC2. RTS Award
My Childhood (Nigel Benn) – Endemol Scotland
South Bank Special – George Michael. ITV
Reggae: The Story of Jamaican Music (3 part series). BBC2
Raising Tennis Aces- the Williams Sisters story. 1 hour special – C4


COMMERCIALS
Director of Photography.

WHO KILLED DEON? (Anti Knife Crime)
Dir Simon Ellis. Prod Co Mad Cow Films
*Winner 3 x Silver Creative Circle Awards 2011 and 20+ other creative awards

CHOOSE A DIFFERENT ENDING (Anti Knife Crime)
Dir Simon Ellis. Prod Co Mad Cow Films
*Winner 3 x Gold Cannes Lions Awards 2010 and 20+ other creative awards

Commercials filmed in Egypt
Toshiba Electronics, Coca-Cola, Fanta, Persil, Nestle dairy products, Mercedes Benz



MUSIC
Director of Photography.

LIVE FROM ABBEY ROAD Series 1 and 2. Channel 4 UK / Sundance USA.
Directed by Annabel Jankel.
Over 36 unique looks for multi camera live performances including:
Def Leppard, Shania Twain, Dr John, Brian Wilson, Elbow, Mary J Blige, James Blunt, Primal Scream, Massive Attack, Herbie Hancock, Paul Simon, Suzanne Vega, Joan Armatrading, Bryan Adams, Muse, Ray Lemontagne, Randy Crawford, Wynton Marsalis, The Gypsy Kings, Dave Mathews, Leanne Rhymes, The Killers, Josh Groban, John Mayer, The Zutons, The Kooks, Dave Gilmour, The Feeling, Craig David, Sheryl Crow, Stereophonics, The Black Keys, Corinne Bailey Rae, Alanis Morissette, Ben Harper, Martha Wainwright.

LONDON LIVE CONCERTS – 3DD / Channel 4 / MTV
Ella Eyre, Rixton, The Kooks, Panic! At the Disco, Rita Ora, A$ap Rocky, Amelia Lilly, Misha B, Ne-Yo, Angel, Diddy Dirty Money (Puff Daddy)

INTRODUCES – 3DD / Channel 4 / MTV
Emile Sande, Cher Lloyd, Jamie Woon, Joe Jonas, Modestep, Nicola Roberts, Labrinth, LMFAO, Katy B

Experienced in shooting the following cameras/formats:
Broadcast/35mm Sensor: Alexa, Almeira, Alexa Mini, Panasonic 35 Varicam, Varicam LT, Panasonic EVA-1, RED Dragon, RED Epic, Sony F55, Canon C300, Canon 5D/7D.
Movi Pro/Easyrig Vario 5 experience
Film: 35mm, Super 16mm, Super 8mm.

BRITISH PASSPORT, FULL DRIVING LICENCE.
BECTU MEMBER
FULL BAFTA MEMBER