BOB RICHMAN – Director of Photography

Bob Richman began his film career working with vérité pioneers Albert and David Maysles, quickly transitioning from production assistant to camera assistant then operator. Finally he made the leap to director of photography on the Maysles’ Umbrellas, which chronicled artist Christo’s installation of three thousand umbrellas north of Los Angeles and Tokyo. Today, Richman is an Emmy-nominated and Sundance award-winning cinematographer on almost a hundred documentaries including: Davis Guggenheim’s An Inconvenient Truth and Waiting for Superman, Nathaniel Kahn’s My Architect, Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky’s HBO films Paradise Lost 1, 2 & 3 and Metallica: Some Kinda Monster, RJ Cutler’s The September Issue, Oprah’s Master Class and Sundance Channel’s Iconoclasts.