Director of Photography
Film & Video
Author, Documentary Vision: Notes from Behind the Camera
Richard Chisolm is an Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker and cinematographer with thirty years of production experience.
Based in Baltimore, Maryland he has shot films and television programs on a wide variety of subjects
in the US and abroad.
Deeply committed to the value of real stories and the adventures of real people, Richard has worked for PBS, National Geographic, BBC, Discovery Channel, HBO, and many other broadcast entities. He was a Camera Operator on the HBO series "The Wire" and the Director of Photography for both of ABC's "Hopkins" prime time medical documentary series (2000 & 2008). He is also the recipient of a Peabody Award, a Columbia DuPont Journalism Award, two Kodak Vision Awards, four CINE Golden Eagles, and is a Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Maryland.