George Richmond (cinematographer)

George Richmond is a British cinematographer who is noted for his work in Hollywood cinema. He began his career in the film industry as a camera operator. His feature film debut with The Sandlot in 1993. He subsequently worked on several films as a second assistant cameraman before eventually making his debut as a cinematographer with The Hide. Some of his notable work includes Ghost Machine, Kingsman: The Secret Service and Kingsman: The Golden Circle, action spy comedies directed by Matthew Vaughn.[1]

George Richmond
Years active1990–present
OrganisationBritish Society of Cinematographers
Known forSunshine on Leith
Kingsman: The Secret Service
Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Tomb Raider
FamilyGaston Richmond (brother)
Jonathan Richmond (brother)
Spencer Margaret Richmond (sister)


Feature FilmsEdit

Year Title Director Notes
2008 The Hide Marek Losey
2009 Ghost Machine Chris Hartwill
2011 A Thousand Kisses Deep Dana Lustig
Wild Bill Dexter Fletcher 1st collaboration with Fletcher
2012 Blood Nick Murphy
2013 Sunshine on Leith Dexter Fletcher
2014 Kingsman: The Secret Service Matthew Vaughn 1st collaboration with Vaughn
2015 Eddie the Eagle Dexter Fletcher
2017 Unlocked Michael Apted
Kingsman: The Golden Circle Matthew Vaughn
2018 Tomb Raider Roar Uthaug
2019 Rocketman Dexter Fletcher
2021 Free Guy Shawn Levy
2022 Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore David Yates Post-production
TBA Argylle Matthew Vaughn Filming


Year Title Distributor Episode(s) Notes
2011 One Man Walking Channel 4 Television Film[2]
2013 Playhouse Presents Sky Arts Season 2:
E04 - "Pavement Psychologist"
The Great Train Robbery BBC One EO1 - "A Robber's Tale" Television miniseries

Other creditsEdit

Year Title Director Cinematographer Role
1993 The Sandlot David Mickey Evans Anthony B. Richmond[3] Second Camera Assistant
2001 Someone like You Tony Goldwyn Camera Operator
Legally Blonde Robert Luketic
2006 Children of Men Alfonso Cuarón Emmanuel Lubezki
2015 Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation Christopher McQuarrie Robert Elswit Additional Photography


  1. ^ "George Richmond". JustDial Entertainment.
  2. ^ "One Man Walking". IMDB.
  3. ^ "George Richmond CV" (PDF). BSCINE.

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