Richard Numeroff

Brooklyn, New York

About Me

Cinematographer with long history and experience in production. Owner/Operator coordinates crews from ENG to Full Production.

2017 David Bowie: Last Five Years (HBO documentary) Cinematographer
2017 Trump on Culture: Brave New World? (documentary) Cinematographer
2017 George III: The Genius of the Mad King (documentary) Cinematographer
2017 Silk Road: Drugs, Death and the Dark Web (documentary) Cinematographer
2017 Beyond Reasonable Doubt (TV series) Cinematographer Host links
2016 Adrift (short documentary) Cinematographer
2016-17 Homestead Rescue RAWTV for Discovery Channel Series, Cinematographer 6 episodes
2015 Ronaldo (documentary) Cinematographer
2015 El Greco, an Artist's Odyssey National Gallery (Video documentary)
2015 Secret Space Escapes (documentary) Cinematographer
2015 Stealing Chanel Indie (additional photography) / (Director of Photography: "Young Giorgio"
2015 Lusitania: 18 Minutes That Changed the World (documentary) Cinematographer
2014 Timeshift (TV Series documentary) (camera - 1 episode) Cinematographer
- Bullseyes and Beer: When Darts Hit Britain (2014) ... (camera)
2014 Afghanistan: The Lion's Last Roar? (TV Mini-Series documentary) Cinematographer
- Episode #1.2 (2014)
- Episode #1.1 (2014)
2004-14 Imagine BBC (TV Series documentary) (4 episodes) Cinematographer
- The Art That Hitler Hated: The Sins of the Fathers (2014)
- Philip Roth Unleashed, Part One (2014)
- Being Hamlet (2006)
- The Mysterious Mr. Hopper (2004)
2014 Making Space: 5 Women Changing the Face of Architecture Indie (documentary) Cinematographer
2014 Bible Rules History Channel (Documentary) Cinematographer
2013 Newsflash: Stories That Stopped the World (TV Movie documentary) (lighting camera)
2013 David Bowie: Five Years BBC (Documentary) Cinematographer
2013 Scorned: Love Kills (TV Series) (1 episode) Cinematographer
- The Millionaire's Mistress (2013)
2012 George Bellows (Video documentary) Cinematographer
2011-12 Dark Matters: Twisted But True (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes) Cinematographer
- Agent Orange, Ben Franklin: Freud Slayer, Price of Beauty (2012)
- I Have Einstein's Brain/Unidentified Flying Nazis/Killer Thoughts (2011)
- The Philadelphia Experiment/Ape-Man Army/Zapped to Death (2011)
2012 Engels: On My Way... Someway, Somehow Indie (Documentary) (post-production)
2012 Everything or Nothing (Documentary) Cinematographer
2011-12 Taboo (TV Series documentary) (6 episodes) Cinematographer
- Extreme Bodies (2012)
- Ugly (2012)
- Freaky Remedies (2012)
- Extreme Fighting (2012)
- Odd Couples (2012)
- Prison Love (2011)
2013 Secret Voices of Hollywood (TV Movie documentary) (Cinematographer)
2013 Dispatches CH4 (TV Series documentary) (Cinematographer - 1 episode)
- Britain's Hidden Child Abuse (2013) ... (camera operator)
2006-13 Nova PBS (TV Series documentary) (Cinematographer - 3 episodes)
- Decoding Neanderthals (2013) ... (camera operator)
- Doctors' Diaries: Part Two (2009) ... (camera operator)
- Jewel of the Earth (2006) ... (camera operator)
2012 Curiosity (TV Series documentary) (Cinematographer - 1 episode)
- Megastorm (2012) ... (camera operator)
2012 Taboo (TV Series documentary) (Cinematographer - 2 episodes)
- Strange Behavior (2012) ... (additional camera)
- Living with the Dead (2012) ... (additional camera)
2012 Party Like the Queen of France (TV Movie) (Cinematographer)
2012 Party Like the Rich and Famous (TV Movie) (Cinematographer)
2011 Children of 9/11 (TV Movie documentary) (Cinematographer)
2011 Faulks on Fiction BBC (TV Series documentary) (Cinematographer - 1 episode)
- The Hero (2011) ... (additional photographer)
2010 Modern Masters BBC (TV Mini-Series documentary) (Cinematographer - 4 episodes)
- Dali (2010) ... (cinematographer)
- Picasso (2010) ... (cinematographer)
- Matisse (2010) ... (cinematographer)
- Warhol (2010) ... (cinematographer)
2010 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (Cinematographer - 1 episode)
- Young@Heart (2010) ... (camera operator)
2010 The Culture Show BBC (TV Series documentary) (1 episode) Cinematographer
- Keith Richards: A Culture Show Special (2010)
2010 Hoarding: Buried Alive Discovery (TV Series documentary) (1 episode) Cinematographer
- Joyce & Norine (2010)
2010 9/11 State of Emergency CH4 (TV Movie documentary) (director of photography)
2010 Vlast (Power) Indie (Documentary)
2010 America: The Story of Us (TV Series documentary) (director of photography - 3 episodes)
- Superpower (2010) ... (director of photography)
- Cities (2010) ... (director of photography)
- Boom (2010) ... (director of photography)
2009 Art in the Twenty-First Century BBC (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes) Cinematographer
- Systems (2009)
- Transformation (2009)
2009 Latin Music USA (TV Series) (1 episode) Cinematographer
- The Salsa Revolution (2009)
2008-09 Big, Bigger, Biggest (TV Series documentary) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Cruise Liner (2009) ... (director of photography)
- Skyscraper (2008) ... (director of photography)
2009 China's Capitalist Revolution (Feature Documentary)
2009 Locked Up Abroad (TV Series documentary) (1 episode) Cinematographer - Cuba (2009)
2009 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story (Feature Documentary) Cinematographer
2009 How the Earth Was Made (TV Series documentary) (1 episode) Cinematographer
- New York (2009)
2009 Iran and the West (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes) Cinematographer
- Nuclear Confrontation (2009)
- The Pariah State (2009)
- The Man Who Changed the World (2009)
2009 1929: The Great Crash (TV Movie documentary) Cinematographer
2009 A to Z: Professor Turner's Sexist Rating System (Video short) (director of photography)
2009 The Cast's Guide to Dating (Video short) (director of photography)
2009 Sharkbite Summer (TV Movie documentary) Cinematographer
2008 Herod's Lost Tomb (TV Movie documentary) Cinematographer
2008 Greatest Cities of the World (TV Series documentary) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- New York (2008) ... (director of photography)
2008 Illicit: The Dark Trade PBS (Feature documentary) Cinematographer
2008 Chance Encounter (Short) Cinematographer
2007 Green: The New Red, White and Blue Discovery (TV Movie documentary) Cinematographer
2007 My Brilliant Brain (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes) Cinematographer
- Accidental Genius
- Born Genius
- Made Genius
2007 High Falls (Drama Short) with Maggie Gylenhaal - Cinematographer
2007 Edward Hopper BBC (documentary) Cinematographer
2006 Surviving Katrina (TV Movie documentary) Cinematographer
2006 Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos Cinematographer
2006 9/11: The Falling Man (TV Movie documentary) (director of photography)
2005 Margot (Feature documentary) Cinematographer
2005 Jane Goodall: When Animals Talk (TV Movie documentary) Cinematographer
2004 The Babel Trunk (Short) Cinematographer
2004 Shadowing the Third Man (TV Movie documentary) Cinematographer
2004 The Private Life of a Masterpiece (TV Series documentary) (1 episode) Cinematographer
- Little Dancer Aged Fourteen (2004)
2004 The Natural World (TV Series documentary) (1 episode) Cinematographer
- The Amber Time Machine (2004)
2003 Imagine Imagine BBC (Documentary) Cinematographer
2003 Becoming American: The Chinese Experience PBS (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
- No Turning Back (2003)
- Gold Mountain Dreams (2003)
- Between Two Worlds (2003)
2003 We Built This City: New York Discovery (TV Movie documentary) Cinematographer
2002 Heroes of Ground Zero (TV Movie documentary) Cinematographer
1997-2002 The South Bank Show CH4 (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes) Cinematographer
- Joan Rivers (2002)
- Dennis Potter: Man of Television (1997)
2002 Renée Fleming (TV Movie documentary) Cinematographer
2002 Timewatch BBC (TV Series documentary) (1 episode) Cinematographer
- The Making of Adolf Hitler (2002)
2001 Reputations BBC (TV Series documentary) (1 episode) Cinematographer
- Billie Holiday: Sensational Lady (2001)
2001 Wingspan (TV Movie documentary) Cinematographer
2001 The Human Face BBC (TV Mini-Series documentary) (4 episodes) Cinematographer
- Fame (2001)
- Beauty (2001)
- Here's Looking at You! (2001)
- Face to Face (2001)
2009 When Boris Met Dave (TV Movie documentary) (Cinematographer)
2009 Locked Up Abroad (TV Series documentary) (Cinematographer - 1 episode)
- Jamaica (2009) ... (camera operator)
2009 Iran and the West (TV Series documentary) (Cinematographer - 1 episode)
- Nuclear Confrontation (2009) ... (camera operator)
2009 Miracle of the Hudson Plane Crash (TV Movie documentary) Cinematographer
2008 The Story of Maths (TV Series documentary) (camera - 1 episode) Cinematographer
- The Language of the Universe (2008) ... (camera)
2007 Young@Heart (Documentary) (third camera)
2007 Seven Ages of Rock (TV Series documentary) (Cinematographer)
- White Light, White Heat: Art Rock (2007) ... (camera)
1996-2006 Frontline (TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 2 episodes)
- The Age of AIDS (2006) ... (camera operator)
- Angel on Death Row (1996) ... (camera operator)
2003 Modern Marvels (TV Series documentary) (photographer - 1 episode)
- Ball Turret Gunners (2003) ... (photographer)
2002 Forever Ealing (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator)
2002 Real Sex (TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Let It All Hang Out (2002) ... (camera operator)
2001 The Private Life of a Masterpiece (TV Series documentary) (camera operator)
2000 Nova (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Trillion Dollar Bet (2000)
1999 Jackson Pollock: Love and Death on Long Island (Video documentary)
1999 This Is Not an Exit: The Fictional World of Bret Easton Ellis (Feature Documentary)
1997-1999 Horizon (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- The Midas Formula (1999) ... (photography)
- Psychedelic Science (1997) ... (photography)
1999 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Eleanor Roosevelt (2000) ... (camera operator)
1998 Christmas at War (TV Movie documentary) Cinematographer
1998 J D Salinger Doesn't Want to Talk (TV Movie) Cinematographer
1998 Bookmark (TV Series) (2 episodes) Cinematographer
- Saul Bellow's Gift (1998)
- The Vampire's Life (1993) BAFTA best Arts Doc
1998 Naked Nashville (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes) Cinematographer
- My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys (1998)
- I Won't Die for Any Man (1998)
1998 The Great Egyptians (TV Mini-Series documentary) (3 episodes) Cinematographer
- Hatshepsut: The Queen Who Would Be King (1998)
- Akhenaton: The Rebel Pharaoh (1998)
- Ramses the Great (1998)
1997 American Visions (TV Mini-Series documentary) Cinematographer
1996 HBO First Look (TV Series documentary) (Cinematographer - 1 episode)
- The Making of 'You've Got Mail': A Conversation with Nora Ephron (1998) ... (camera operator: New York)
1996 Where Are All the UFO's? (TV Movie documentary) (field camera operator)
1995 The Burger & the King: The Life & Cuisine of Elvis Presley (documentary) Cinematographer
1995 The Question of Equality (TV Mini-Series) Cinematographer
1995 Naked News (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes) Cinematographer
- Anchors (1995)
- The Tabloid (1995)
1994 Totally Bill Hicks (Video documentary) Cinematographer
1990-94 The Late Show BBC (TV Series documentary) (8 episodes) Cinematographer
- Episode dated 18 May 1994 (1994)
- The Master Builders: Philip Johnson (1993)
- René Magritte (1992)
- Willem de Kooning (1991)
- Art and Language (1991)
- Jasper Johns (1990)
- Episode dated 3 October 1990 (1990)
- Last Exit (1990)
1993 Power Plays CH4 (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes) Cinematographer
- The Big Pitch (1993)
- Fields of Blood (1993)
- Welcome to the Sewer (1993)
1993 The Real X Files: America's Psychic Spies (TV Movie documentary) Cinematographer
1993 The Lincoln Assassination (TV Movie documentary) Cinematographer
1992 Great Performances (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Guys and Dolls: Off the Record (1992) ... (camera operator)
1991 Edge (TV Series documentary) Cinematographer

Partial List of WEB, COMMERCIAL and PROMO Credits

BMW SALES RECRUITING E&S Consulting web Simon Heath 4 x 4 min. C300
CONRAD HOTELS - MIAMI, CHICAGO Origin web James Leigh 3 x 5 min RED MX
WNBA Origin broadcast/web James Leigh :30 spot RED MX
WALDORF HOTELS - NY, CHICAGO Origin web James Leigh 3 x 5 min RED MX
STRONGBOW BEER Cutraro Film web Richard Numeroff 5 min HDSLR
THERMALIN PHARMECEUTICALS Shebar Films web Billie Shebar 3 x 3 min HDSLR
TRIBECA PEDIATRICS Lone Woman Productions web Elyse Roth 5 min. HDSLR
ROLEX MENTOR– TRACY K. SMITH Relay Productions, Inc. web Adam Levy 7 min. HDSLR
ENGELS… SOMEWAY, SOMEHOW Relay Productions, Inc. web Rebecca Foster 9 min. HDSLR
RINUS AT ARTISANAL HOUSE Relay Productions, Inc. web and gallery Richard Numeroff 7 min. HDSLR
REYNOLD REYNOLDS @ARTISANAL HOUSE Relay Productions, Inc. web and gallery Richard Numeroff 6 min. HDSLR
PEPSI - DONATE MY DRESS Brit Doc web Richard Numeroff 2 min. HDSLR
PEPSI - SOCCKET GIRL Brit Doc web Richard Numeroff 2 min. HDSLR
ZYRTEC SPOT Punched In The Head national spot Craig D'Entrone 15 seconds HD
DO MY BACK HSN Web Richard Numeroff 3 x 2 min. HD
ANN TAYLOR STYLE VIDEOS Ann Taylor and Loft Web Richard Numeroff 8 x 5 min. HD
TRIBUTE TO JAMES LEVINE Metropolitan Opera Guild event Richard Numeroff 7 min. HD
PBS “BE MORE” SPOTS PBS Creative Broadcast 6 x 60 & 120 sec
9/11 PORTRAITS OF COURAGE CBS Productions Broadcast Richard Numeroff 5 x 30 sec.
REVLON RPM Media Web and POP Christina Hadjniak 5 x 5 min.
NED LAMONT CAMPAIGN Subliminal Pictures Broadcast Mo Husseini 6 x 30 sec. P2 HD
PROMO SPOTS JUMP TV Web & Broadcast various 4 x :30 sec.
LOGO CHANNEL OPENING LOGO Cable TV Richard Numeroff 1 x 60 sec.
BUGLISI DANCE THEATER Threshold Dance Exhibition Jacqulyn Bulgisi 1993-2010
ANTI-RACISM SPOTS Hands On Productions. Scottish TV Richard Numeroff 30 sec SPOTS.
TECHNICAL CAREERS ALBANY Hudson Filmworks Broadcast Richard Numeroff 2 x 30 sec.
SPIC & SPAN Code Films) Broadcast Richard Numeroff 30 sec. 35mm
PILLSBURY: TOSTINO PIZZA ROLLS D’arcy Broadcast Richard Numeroff 15 sec. 35mm
HEATHER NOVA Longview Entertainment MTV Music Video. Richard Numeroff 2 min. S16mm
WHITNEY HOUSTON: PREACHER’S WIFE ARISTA EPK Packages Richard Numeroff 4 x 90 sec.
TINA TURNER & EROS BMG EPK Package Richard Numeroff 1 x 5 min.
THE KITCHEN WITH MOLLY RINGWALD PBS PSA Victoria Leighy 1 x 2 min. S16mm
GET UP STAND UP Amnesty International PSA Richard Numeroff
MORPHINE: HONEY WHITE & SUPERSEX Rycodisc Music Videos Ed Keyson 1995 16mm
FRIZZ-EASE & SIGNATURE LINE John Frieda Haircare Sales, and spots 35mm & 16mm
BODY CONSCIOUS: ESTEÉ LAUDER Relay Productions, Inc. POP/Events Richard Numeroff 5 min. S16mm

A professional filmmaker, cinematographer, director and producer for over 25 years, Richard’s work has been seen internationally and his production experience has taken him all over the U.S. and much of the world.
His company, Relay Productions, Inc., produces independent projects and also provides film and video production and post-production services for numerous broadcast, corporate, and commercial clients.
In 2002 Richard received an Emmy Nomination for Outstanding Cinematography for TLC's "The Human Face" with John Cleese and Elizabeth Hurley. Other notable documentaries for which Richard has shot entire or principal photography include: HBO/BBCs “David Bowie: The First Five Years”, Discovery HD Channel’s “WE BUILT THIS CITY: NEW YORK, BBC’s portrait of Anne Rice: “A Vampire’s Life” (Winner BAFTA Best Arts Documentary); the three-hour series “Naked Nashville” which takes an under the skirts look at American Country music, and which airs regularly on Bravo, BBC’s “Bookmark: In Search of Saul Bellow”; Channel 4 UK’s “Art House: the Life and Times of Anais Nin”; Channel 4 UK’s “Shooting Star: The Short Life of Jean-Michel Basquiat”; BBC’s “Philip Johnson: the Godfather of American Architecture, and many other "interesting" titles. He also has a national series of spots that he filmed still running on PBS, entitled “Be More.
Richard has directed and produced television dramatizations, host links, and award-winning promotional and awareness films for network and Cable TV, and more from his heart, for non-profit organizations such as Jazz at Lincoln Center, Care for the Homeless and the New York Organ Donor Network. On the corporate side he has recently completed an award winning world -wide corporate film for the international logistics and delivery company TNT Express Global Logistics and continues to DP for Verizon on their high end projects.
As owner and director of Relay Productions, Inc. Richard has supervised, consulted, created, directed, and orchestrated every possible phase of production and gained an extensive and internationally acclaimed clientele.
Richard's crew mates and production associates are consistently excellent creative and technical personnel selected for efficiency, personality, good-humor, and sensitivity to material.
Client list includes: HBO, TLC, ABC, CBS, NBC, MTV, A&E, BBC, Discovery Channel, Arista, Lifetime, Bravo, Miramax, Cabin Creek Films, British Channel 4, and many others.

I have been in the industry since 1981.

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Added on 11/17/2018

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