Justin R. is a multiple Award winning director of photography with an Education in Fine Arts and Cinematography from HSIA in the United Kingdom. Recently with Multi National Director Julian Butler he lensed the critically acclaimed short film LINK P.I and the Monochrome masterpiece HAPPY CHILDREN (2012) written by Arthur Machen. Justin co-directed with David Arnold Volcom’s POL which premiered in Jakarta.
a Career that spans 15years in both Film and Television, Starting out
in live Sports in the UK and later moving into Television programming
In 1999 Justin Joined the production team for the
Millennium Dome in London, getting his first taste of Commercial film
making. In 2000 Justin joined NHK Japan Broadcasting in Westminster as a
DOP and subsequently traveled the world covering everything from the Concord's crash in Paris to interviews with the President of the United
States Bill Clinton.
After a short term position as a News director
with Bloomberg Justin moved to Berlin to join the Reuters news agency
where his diverse skills as a DOP could really shine.
In 2004 Justin
made the move to Malaysia where he worked with the BBC on dozens of
ground breaking documentaries around south east Asia. The demand for
Justin’s work took him to live in China and Singapore and spending time
in Korea and the Philippines.
As a means to expand his career Justin left Asia and moved to the US in 2010 shooting for one year in Hollywood For a wide range of film and TV productions.
soon made the natural transition into Directing, taking on TV
commercials, Feature Documentary and Online works. Moving back to Asia
and basing himself in Jakarta.
Justin formed a directing partnership with acclaimed director and editor David Arnold. They are currently the hottest new talent in the country, shooting big budget TV commercials and documentaries with leading brands.
Justin has extensive experience in shooting all over the world and brings not just his skills as a Cinematographer but his editorial knowledge in broadcast programming and his natural storytelling skills as a filmmaker.
Shanghai Clothing Company TVC
Surya Island TVC Property Development TVC
Standard Charted Marathon TVC German Winemaker TVC