Ben Ruffell is an experienced award winning Director of Photography.
He is a full member of the New Zealand Cinematographers Society. NZCS, and a member of the Australian Cinematographers Society. ACS.He holds a New Zealand Passport.
He has filmed extensively on a broad range of International Productions.
He is well known for his Automotive Cinematography. Tracking vehicle and Arm Car experience is extensive.His clients include Toyota, Subaru, Red Bull, BMW, Lexus, Kia, Mitsubishi, Land Rover, Nissan, and Suzuki.Aerial Cinematography is a specialty, with expertise in both drones and full size helicopters. He is a qualified CAA102 Drone Pilot and the co-founder of Queenstown based Heavy Lift Drone company Overview.nz.
With over 25 years experience in the camera department, Ben is based between New Zealand and Asia.
Awards NZCS - Bronze - Specialised Cinematography - 'Dawn Flight' 2021 NZCS - Gold - Specialised Cinematography - 'Mitsubishi: Ski Lift' 2019 NZCS - Silver - Specialised Cinematography - 'Telunsu' 2019 NZCS - Bronze - Music Videos - 'Kuro Deko: A Ghost in Town' 2018 NZCS - Gold - Specialised Cinematography - 'Flying South' 2016 NZCS - Bronze - Commercials - 'Red Bull: Conquer Highlands' 2016 Spikes Asia - Silver - 'Love from Landrover' 2015 - Director + DP NZ Effie - Gold - 'Love from Landrover' 2015 - Director + DP
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