Garry Richards is a full member of both the Australian Academy of Cinema And Television Arts and The Australian Cinematographers Society. He has been working professionally as a Cinematographer both locally and internationally for over twenty years.
Throughout his career he has been the Director Of Photography on numerous feature length and short narrative films, feature length documentaries, television commercials and music videos, and has received both local and international awards for his photographic work.
In 2014 he acted as Director of Photography on “Patrick” (released as “Patrick Evil Awakens” in the US) a feature length gothic thriller starring Charles Dance, Rachel Griffiths and Sharni Vinson, the film was directed by Mark Hartley and produced by Antony I Ginnane.
For his work on Patrick, Garry was awarded the ACS Gold Award for Cinematography in 2014.
In 2014 Richards was also Director Of Photography on the feature length documentary “Electric Boogaloo” which focused on the rise and demise of Cannon Films, once again directed by Mark Hartley and produced by Brett Ratner.
In 2017 he was the Director Of Photography on the feature “The Wheel” a futuristic action film directed by Dee McLachlan and starring David Arquette.
The following year he was the Director Of Photography on the horror feature “The Furies”, written and directed by Tony D’aquino and produced by Lisa Shaunessy at Arcadia.
For his work on “The Furies” he was also awarded the ACS Gold Award for Cinematography in 2019.
In 2021, he re-teamed with Director Mark Hartley photographing the feature length thriller “Girl At The Window” starring Radha Mitchell, Vince Colosimo and Ella Newton.
For his work on “Girl At The Window”, Richards received the ACS Silver Award for Cinematography in 2022