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RUBEN WOODIN DECHAMPS

Director of Photography rwdfilm.com

Ruben’s body of work covers shorts, features, documentaries, commercials, music promos and more. Documentary work includes feature The Reason I Jump, directed by Jerry Rothwell and based on Naoki Higashida’s novel, which premieres at Sundance, and short documentary A Second World directed by Oscar Hudson that played in competition at CamerImage. He shot C4 drama That Girl directed by Dionne Edwards starring Channel Cresswell, and the short We Love Moses also directed by Edwards. Features include LFD Hope, My One Demand and the interactive project 2097: We Made Ourselves Over.

 

FEATURES

THE REASON I JUMP (Feature Documentary)
Prod. Met Film
Dir. Jerry Rothwell
World Premiere: Sundance Film Festival 2020

MY ONE DEMAND
Prod. Blast Theory
Dir. Matt Adams
World Premiere: Toronto Luminato Festival 2015

GRANNY PROJECT (Feature Documentary)
Prod. László Kántor, Bálint Révész
Dir. Bálint Révész
World Premiere: International Leipzig Festival 2017
Winner: International Leipzig Festival 2017 – Best MDR Film
Winner: New Generation Award – Taiwan International Documentary Film Festival 2018
Winner – Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature – Minsk international Film Festival 2018
Nomination: International Leipzig Festival 2017 – Young Eyes Film Award
Nomination: Grand Prize – Taiwan International Documentary Film Festival 2018


LFD HOPE
Prod. Gallivant Film
Dir. Josh Loftin

 

INTERACTVE FEATURES

2097: WE MADE OURSELVES OVER
Prod. Blast Theory
Dir. Matt Adams
wemadeourselvesover.com

 

FEATURES – 2nd UNIT

HURRICANE: SQUADRON 303
Prod. Slate One
Dir. David Blair

THE HIPPOPOTAMUS
Prod. Electric Shadow Company
Dir. Jon Jencks
UK Premiere: BFI LOCO Film Festival 2017
World Premiere: Palm Springs Film Festival 2016

A WRITER’S RETREAT
Prod. Moli Films
Dir. Diego Rocha

KICKING OFF
Prod. RedCard Media
Dir. Matt Wilde

 

TELEVISION

ON THE EDGE: THAT GIRL
Prod. Blacklight / C4
Dir. Dionne Edwards
Starring: Chanel Cresswell, Alexandra Roach

 

DOCUMENTARY

IF YOU KNEW
Dir. Stroma Cairns
World Premiere: Sheffield Doc Fest 2019
Nomination: Best Short BFI LFF 2019
Winner: Best UK Short Open City Documentary Festival 2019

RANDOM ACTS: BEYOND BEAUTY
Dir. Ellen Pearson & Tyro Heath

MOTORWAY LIFE THE MOVIE
Prod. Gallivant Film
Dir. Nathaniel Kochan

A SECOND WORLD
Prod. Gallivant Film
Dir. Oscar Hudson
In Competition – CamerImage 2016: Best Short Documentary
Winner – Short Waves / Urban View 2016 – Audience Aware & Jury Prize
Official Selection – Interfilm Berlin Short Film Festival 2016
Official Selection – London Short Film 2017

ON THE SOMME
Prod. 1968 Film Group
Dir. Peter Bromley

THE CHILTERN FIREHOUSE
Prod. The Standard
Dir. Lilian Simonsson

BEUYS
Prod. 1968 Film Group
Dir. Peter Bromley

THE FENCERS
Prod. 1968 Films Group
Dir. Peter Bromley

COLIN MCLEOUD & THE ISLE OF LEWIS
Prod. Red Bull Media House
Dir. Orban Wallace

 

SHORT FILMS

TRAP
Prod. Nick Marcq
Dir. Nick Marcq

THE MESS
Prod. Rosa Saunders
Dir. Dorothy Allen-Pickard`
World Premiere: Homespun Yarns 2017

FIGHT
Prod. Signature Pictures
Dir. Jon Max Spatz

JOY IN PEOPLE
Dir. Oscar Hudson
Short of the Week – Short of the Year 2019
Official Selection – London Short Film Festival 2018
Official Selection: Short Waves Festival 2018
Official Selection – BFI London Film Festival 2017
Winner: Audience Award – Rotterdam International Film Festival

WE LOVE MOSES
Prod. Teng Teng Films
Dir. Dionne Edwards
Winner: Iris Prize – Best British Short 2017
Winner: Best British Short at UK Critics Awards 2018
Winner: ALFS Award for British/Irish Short Film of the Year – London Critics Circle Film Awards 2018
Nomination: HBO Best Short Film – American Black Film Festival 2017

Official Selection – Toronto Int’l Film Festival 2017
Official Selection – BFI Flare 2017
Official Selection – London Short Film Festival 2017
Official Selection – Underwire Film Festival 2016
Official Selection – BFI Black Star 2016
World Premiere – BFI London Film Festival 2016

WHEN I GROW UP
Signature Pictures
Dir. Jon Spatz
Official Selection – Cambridge Film Festival 2016

SPENT
Prod. Another Gaze
Dir Dorothy Allen-Pickard

WYRD THEN : WEIRD NOW
Koppel Project
Dir. Sol Bailey Barker
Official Selection: The Koppel Project London, UK

NOMAYANDAGIN – NYU
Dir Zamarin Wahdat

KEITH
Prod. Signature Pictures
Dir. Guy Larsen

LORD & LIDL
Prod. OR Films
Dir. Oscar Hudson
Official Selection – BFI Film Festival 2015
Official Selection – Hamburg International Short Film Festival 2015
Nomination: Best Short – London Short Film Festival 2016
Official Selection – East End Film Festival 2016
Official Selection – Leeds International Film Festival 2015
Official Selection – Berlin British Films Festival 2016
Official Selection – Landshut Short Film Festival Munich 2016
Official Selection – TAOs Shortz Film Festival 2016

A TEACHER, EH
Prod. Signature Pictures
Dir. Jon Spatz

PSYCHO
Prod. Signature Pictures
Dir. Jon Spatz

PEELING
Prod. OR Films
Dir. Oscar Hudson

BELLE
Prod. Signature Pictures
Dir. Jon Max Spatz

PREFACE
Prod. Eastern Pictures
Dir. Balint Revesz

AERON
Prod. MVB Pictures
Dir. Orban Wallace

 

COMMERCIALS

AWARDS / NOMINATIONS

Absolut: The Walk dir Oscar Hudson – Winner Best Cinematography Bronze: Creative Circle Awards 2019

SELECTED COMMERCIALS 2015 / 2016 / 2017 / 2018 / 2019

O2 Pulse Oscar Hudson
Topshop Denim Taz Tron Delix Compulsory
Absolut: The Walk Pulse Oscar Hudson
Adidas Compulsory Taz Tron Delix
The Fifth Sense Chanel i-D Christine Yuan
Valentino Friend Ali Kurr
booking.com Pulse Oscar Hudson
Nowness Nowness Oscar Hudson
Stella McCartney: Viscose Lisbon Oscar Hudson
Stella McCartney: Cashmere Lisbon Daniel Brereton
Lelo Hex Alpha Century Oscar Hudson
F&F Clothing Jack Films Lawrence Page
Paul & Shark Wallpaper Oscar Hudson
2015 Paris Collection Ana Kourine Oscar Hudson
Kk8 Seeing East London / Brighton Gallivant Orban Wallace

 

MUSIC PROMOS

AWARDS / NOMINATIONS

Kojo: Baltimore dir Felix Brady – Best New Director: Kinsale Shark Awards 2018
Gravedgr: Rampage dir Paco Ratera – Nomination Best Music Video Int’l: Kinsale Shark Awards 2018
Young Fathers: Holy Ghost dir Oscar Hudson – Nomination Best Director Int’l: Kinsale Shark Awards 2018
Declan McKenna dir Taz Tron Delix – Vimeo Staff Pick

Bonobo: No Reason dir Oscar Hudson – Best Music Promo (Gold): Creative Circle Awards 2017 / Vimeo Staff Pick
Gravedgr: Rampage dir Paco Raterta – Nomination: Next Music Video Director – D&AD 2019
Kojey Radical Feat. KZ: 25 – Nomination: Best Cinematography – UKMVA 2019

Kojey Radical Feat. KZ: 25 – Official Selection: Aesthetica Film Festival 2019

 

SELECTED PROMOS 2015 / 2016 / 2017 / 2018 / 2019

Sigrid Friend Zhang & Knight
Joywave Somesuch Dear Mr Quistgaard
Kojey Compulsory Taz Tron Delix
Columbine Stink Felix Brady
Loyle Carner Pulse Oscar Hudson
Col3trane Stink Felix Brady
Kobo Stink Felix Brady
Gravedgr: Rampage We Are Familiar Paco Raterta
Young Fathers Pulse Oscar Hudson
Samm Henshaw: How Does It Feel? Compulsory Taz Tron Delix
EDEN: Gold / Crash / Float Friend Zhang & Knight
Radiohead: Lift Pulse Oscar Hudson
JD Reid x Novelist Compulsory Taz Tron Delix
Mabel feat. Kojo Funds Greatcoat Savanah Leaf
Tourist Dirty Films Daniel Brereton
Liv Dawson: Searching Stroma Cairns Pretty Bird
Declan McKenna Compulsory Taz Tron Delix
Sundara Karma Dirty Films Daniel Brereton
Cosima: To Build A House Nuuksio Cosima
Cosima: Hymns For Him Nuuksio Cosima
Mura Masa: What If I Go BAD Yoni Lappin
Papooz: Trampoline La Pac Daniel Brereton
Solo 45: Vibe Mastermind Media Javier Alejandro
Vato Gonzalez: 2 Step Mealing Media Crooked Cynics
Radiohead (blip): Numbers BAD Oscar Hudson
Las Aves NEM Dirty Films Daniel Brereton
Sandra Karma: A Young Understanding BAD Oscar Hudson
Darwin Deez: The Mess She Made BAD Oscar Hudson
One Night Only: Plasticine BAD Oscar Hudson
Gengahr: She's A Witch Gallivant Film Balint Revesz
Cosmo Sheldrake: 1/4 RWD Films Oscar Hudson
Tankus: The Weather Gallivant Film Merry Colchester
Lisa Marini:Let It Live Gallivant Film Orban Wallace
Kate Tempest: The Beigeness RWD Films Alex Gent
Lyla Foy: Feather Tongue OR Films Oscar Hudson
Arthur Brown: The Unknown Gallivant Film Peter Sommers