With 20 years in the industry Richard Kruger, an award winning DOP, has earned a reputation in the film and television industry for high-quality creative work.
Drawing on his degree in Fine Arts, with photography as one of his majors, his creative visual style is driven cinematically by his love for story telling and a passion for the natural world. His unique talent lies in his ability capture those special moments, the gems, which gives any documentary a unique edge.
Having worked extensively throughout Africa documenting the continent, its people and natural wonders Richard founded Richred Productions to facilitate international productions.
This has lead to an incredible journey that we are just so privileged to be part of. We have work directly or indirectly with some of the biggest broadcasters, programmers and distributors, including BBC, History Channel, National Geographic, Discovery, PBS, CBC, WDR, NDR, ESPN, Animal Planet, Aljazeera English and many more.
Richred Productions has also developed a strong relationship with organisations and charities focused on bringing about positive change to those in need, such as Comic & Sports Relief BBC, Idol Gives Back for American Idols, Malaria No More, Unicef Soccer Aid and Endemol UK. This great opportunity has sent Richard throughout Africa to work with living idols such as: Bono, Celine Dion, Leona Lewis, Dame Kelly Holmes and Will and Jada Smith as they meet inspirational local people fighting to better their lives.
During the Covid -19 Pandemic Richred Productions worked remotely for International Clients namely Discovery, National Geography, VPRO and CBC allowing projects to continue while following strict protocols.
A look at some highlights as Location Director / DOP / Cinematographer
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