Richard Allen

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2018 - 2021Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Bedraggled
Anthony Turner and Patrick Turner
Fat Chief Media
2017 - 2020Director of Photography: additional footage
Film (Feature)
The Unfathomable Mr. Jones
Ice Neal
The Soob Productions
2020Director of Photography
Music Video
HT80 / Manchild
Erbil Shaban
Film Nomads UK
2019Director of Photography
Commercial
Smart Life
Toby Laurence
Plucky Films UK
2019Director of Photography
Commercial
Shane Morand Presents 'Gold'
Anthony Turner and Patrick Turner
Fat Chief Media
2019(Additional) Camera Operator
Film (Feature)
Glamour
Richard J Perry
Perry Pictures
2019Director of Photography
Commercial
Wyldcrest Parks TVC
Erbil Shaban
Eclectic Motion Media
2019Director of Photography
Music Video
TJ Dairo / Only You
Erbil Shaban
Film Nomads
2018Director of Photography
Music Video
Saints Of Sin / 21 Shots
Marcus Jenkins
3Ms Music
2018Director of Photography
Music Video
TMDM / Blessings
Kenyon Grant
Plennti Entertainment
2017 - 2018Director of Photography
Music Video
Saints Of Sin / Uptown Funk
Marcus Jenkins
3Ms Music
2018Director of Photography
Commercial
Bookabees TVC
The Turner Brothers
Fat Chief Media
2018Director of Photography
Film (Short)
The Pass
Carolina Giametta
Arts Ed
2018Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Muladhara
Robbi Stevens
RaAW London
2018Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Left Behind
Robbi Stevens
RaAW London
2018Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Smokey Jack
Erbil Shaban
Shot Caller Pictures
2018B cam Camera Operator
Television / TV
YOOF
Richard Webb
Plucky Films
2018Gaffer
Film (Short)
Last Orders
Anthony and Patrick Turner
Fat Chief Media
2017Director of Photography
Music Video
Scream Serenity / Good Business
Erbil Shaban
3Ms Music
2016Camera Operator
Education
Tercel Medical Group - Product trials
Nigel Partrington
Tribe Films
2016Director of Photography, Producer
Music Video
Paul Menel & The Essentials / Hey, Did You Hear About Paul?
Paul Menel
Film Nomads UK
2015 - 2016Director Of Photography
Music Video
High Treason / Everything's Gonna Change
Malcolm Scott
Film Nomads UK
2016Director Of Photography
Film (Short)
Order Up
Erbil Shaban
Shot Caller Pictures
2015Director of Photography
Music Video
Tokyo Taboo / Leech
Jon Holt Thomas
Independent
2015Camera Operator
Corporate
Stoford Press - Westons Cider
Patrick Turner and Anthony Turner
Fat Chief Media
2015Director, 2nd Unit Director Of Photography
Music Video
High Treason / Point Blank
Richard Allen and Nash Pangare
Film Nomads
2015Director Of Photography
Film (Short)
Money Drugs
Ali Halliday
Que Vida, La Vida Productions
2014 - 2015Director Of Photography, Co Producer, Co Director, Editor
Film (Short)
Shattered
Richard Allen and Emily Arber
Jon Meier
2014Director Of Photography
Commercial
Maxburn Vibration Plate Commercial
Ejaz Rakha and Margarida Correia
E&M Active
2014Director Of Photography, Producer, Editor
Music Video
High Treason / Big Dog
Richard Allen
Film Nomads UK
2014Director Of Photography, Co Producer, Co Director, Editor
Music Video
High Treason / Things We Did To School's Out
Richard Allen and Emily Arber
Film Nomads UK
2013 - 2014Producer, Co Director, Second Unit DoP and Editor
Music Video
High Treason / Takedown
Nachiket Pangare and Richard Allen
Film Nomads
2014Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Civilised People
Paul G Raymond and Luke Manning
In Cahoots
2014Spark
Music Video
Kurt Collins / Monster
Luke Biggins
KurtCollinsTV
2013Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Paper Journey
Rory Dorling
Independent
2013Director, DoP, Editor
Music Video
High Treason / Too Fast
Richard Allen
Film Nomads
2013Director of Photography, Editor, co Producer
Music Video
Rae Kelly / Out Of My Head
Zach Wilson
Rae Kelly
2012Grip
Film (Short)
Kickoff
Zoran Trajkovic
Pet Genius Productions
2012Camera Operator/Editor
Digital
Fame! At the SandPit Theatre (Theatrical Performance)Insomnia Arts
2012Camera Operator/Editor
Digital
Grave Expectations (Theatrical Performance)Endpaper Theatre Company
2012Director Of Photography
Music Video
Heretic's Dream / Through The Unlocked DoorBH Video Services
2012Director Of Photography
Music Video
Heretic's Dream / She SaidBH Video Services
2011Director Of Photography
Music Video
Times Like These / Getting Close(r)BH Video Services
2011Director/DOP/Editor/Producer
Film (Student)
Final Retribution
Richard Allen
Bohemian Pictures
2010Line Producer and Camera Operator
Film (Short)
Verdelet
Anna Drizen
Bohemian Pictures
2009Director Of Photography
Film (Short)
Tortured Love
C.A. Cooper and Anna Drizen
Bohemian Pictures
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2011Film and TV FictionUniversity of Hertfordshire

    Equipment

    I own (and can operate):
    Blackmagic Pocket 4K Cinema Camera, Steadicam Pilot, Canon 5D Mark III DSLR, GoPro HERO4 Black Edition, Konova K7 100cm slider, Dji Phantom 4 drone
    I can operate:
    Arriflex 435, Arricam LT, Arricam ST, Arriflex SR3, Arriflex 416, Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro, Arri Alexa Mini, Arri Amira, Arri Alexa, Canon C300 mark ii
    Available for hire, I have:
    Blackmagic Pocket 4K Cinema Camera

    About me

    Richard Allen is a Hertfordshire based cinematographer. He has experience shooting music videos for established artists, as well as numerous short films, a couple of features, and lots of commercial work/ads (online and as well as TVCs). He has become sought after in the UK and abroad, and is known for his attention to detail and meticulous approach to lighting.

    Richard has also trained at the NFTS in the handling and loading of 16mm and 35mm Motion Picture cameras (Arriflex 416, SR3, and Arricam LT, ST, Arriflex 435).

    He has held a full UK drivers licence since 2008, and owns a five door car, with ample boot capacity.

    Kit:

    Cameras:

    Blackmagic Pocket 4K cinema camera with Metabones Speedbooster Ultra

    Canon 5D Mark III DSLR

    DJI Phantom 4 Pro Drone

    Lenses:

    SLR Magic 10mm T2.1 (mft)

    Canon EF 35mm F2

    Canon EF 50mm F1.4

    Canon EF 85mm F1.8

    Canon EF 100mm L Series Macro F2.8

    Canon 24-105mm L Series F4

    Canon 16-35mm L Series F2.8

    Filters:

    Variable ND

    Polariser

    Black Pro Mist 1/8th

    Black Pro Mist 1/4th

    Lighting/Grip/Accessories:

    1 x Arri 650w fresnel

    1 x Arri 300w fresnel

    3 x Dedolight 150w fresnels with dimmer control

    1 x 1ft Bi colour light panel with softbox and honeycomb

    Manfrotto 503HDV Tripod

    Konova K7 100cm slider

    Steadicam Pilot

    Glidecam HD2000

    Hague SM2 Car Mount clamp

    Hague K8 Jib

    Reflectors

    Lighting stands, C stands, boom arms, knuckles, K clamps and magic arms

    Flags (1 x floppy 4x4 and several smaller sized)

    Miscellaneous

    Sekonic L758 Cine Light Meter

    Canon timelapse remote.

    Additional Information

    Showreel and latest work available at:

    www.richardallendop.co.uk

    vimeo.com/richardallendop

  • Skills

    Years in industry
    • 3 to 6 years
    Licenses
    • CRB Checked
    • Public Liablity Insurance
    • Standard Driving (PLG)
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Interested in
    • Arts
    • Business
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Documentary
    • Drama Reconstruction
    • Film (Feature)
    • Film (Short)
    • Mobile Phone Content
    • Music Promo
    Experienced in
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Digital/Online Campaigns
    • Documentary
    • Film (Feature)
    • Film (LB)
    • Film (Short)
    • Music Promo
    • Television
    Own a car?
    • Yes