Rick Joaquim, SASC Cinematographer

Rick Joaquim is an award winning Cinematographer based in London, with a passion for storytelling and a drive to capture the heart of every project. Originally from South Africa, he has honed his skills working on a diverse range of narrative, commercial, and music video projects.

He has received recognition from industry leaders and critics alike, including being featured in the prestigious ARRI Camera Showreel 2019 and having his work showcased at both the Sundance Film Festival 2021 and the Cannes Film Festival 2022. He was also recently selected for the BAFTA Connect 2022 Programme, of which he is extremely proud.

His commitment to excellence has earned him numerous accolades, including "Best Achievement in Cinematography in a Documentary" at the South African Film & Television Awards 2022 (SAFTA's). His talent has also been recognized by the American Society of Cinematographers, where he was selected for the 2022 and 2023 ASC Vision Mentorship Program, having been mentored by Directors of Photography Jess Hall ASC, BSC and Alice Brooks ASC.

Most recently, he was featured in British Cinematographer Magazine as their 'Meet The New Wave' rising star DOP, a testament to his rising prominence in the industry
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Despite his achievements, he remains humble, approachable, and passionate about his craft. He is always looking for new opportunities to collaborate with creative minds and bring unique visions to life.

With both an EU and South African Passport, Rick is free to travel and work internationally, bringing his unique perspective and talent to projects around the world.

View his CV / Resume here

Rick Joaquim, SASC - Cinematographer



The Promonews Podcast - Rick Joaquim - Talking Music Videos
Cinematographers on the Loose Podcast
- Ep33: Cinematographer Rick Joaquim SASC

The Tungsten Show Podcast
- When do you call yourself a DOP

The Holistic DP Podcast
- 10: Director of Photography, Rick Joaquim SASC

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British Cinematographer Magazine | Best Cinematography at British Short Film Awards:


British Cinematographer Magazine | Cuttlefish - Live Action Video Game:


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