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 Drone company

With over 25 years experience in the camera department, Ben is based between Queenstown New Zealand and Asia.

ACS - Silver - Commercials - 'NIO: Winter' 2023 - Director + DP
ACS - Silver - Music Videos - 'Ricki Lee: On my Own' 2023
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

Resume: Ben Ruffell DP TVC

Resume: Ben Ruffell 2nd Unit DP + B-Camera Operator