Billy Dickson

Billy Dickson is an American cinematographer and television director.

Billy Dickson
OccupationCinematographer, television director
Years active1980–present

As a cinematographer he is best known for his work on the television series Ally McBeal,[1] for which he was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series in 2001 and 2002.[2] He was also a cinematographer for numerous television films and photographed the television series The Big Easy, Hidden Hills and 12 Miles of Bad Road.[3]

As a television director, he directed episodes of Ally McBeal, One Tree Hill and the reality series Majors & Minors.[3] In 2008, Dickson created the internet television series IQ-145, starring Thomas Dekker and Lindsey McKeon. Dickson also directed, edited, photographed and wrote all the episodes for the series.[4] Billy was Writer/Director/DP/Executive Producer on the 2016 Christian Film of the Year Believe, distributed by Smith Global Media and Sony Home Entertainment.


  1. ^ John Calhoun (1998-10-01). "Order in the court: DP Billy Dickson does justice to a new studio for Ally McBeal". Archived from the original on 2013-01-27. Retrieved 2012-12-15.
  2. ^ "Primetime Emmy® Award Database". Retrieved 2012-12-15.
  3. ^ a b "Billy Dickson - Yahoo! TV". Retrieved 2012-12-15.
  4. ^ "IQ-145". Archived from the original on 2012-11-27. Retrieved 2012-12-15.

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