Ryan Benton

Freelance Camera Operator

With over a decade of experience in video production and more recently photography, Ryan has worked as a Director of Photography, Camera Operator and Editor.
He has a passion for story telling through visual images.

During this time he has worked on numerous projects from Commercials, Factual, Current Affairs, Brand Video, Corporate Video and more recently - News.

Proficient across a range of camera systems, including Professional Cinema, DSLR, and ENG, Ryans knowledge and experience with industry standard NLE Applications such as Avid, Adobe Creative Suite, and DaVinci Resolve ensures seamless execution from concept through to completion.

Ryan is a Multi Award Winning Camera Operator, having won Camera Operator of the Year (Newshub TV3) in 2019 and 2023.

Ryan was part of the Newshub Team in which was a nominated Finalist in the NZ Voyager Media Awards 2024 for their coverage of a Major News Event
(Cyclone Gabrielle)

Ryan was a finalist in the NZTV Awards 2022 Best News Coverage
- Sea Level Rise & Climate Change (Newshub TV3) - Camera Operator / Reporter: Samantha Hayes


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