Richard Stringer has a documentary background and much experience in drama production. This makes his talents ideal for the Docudrama format. Two crime series which feature actuality filming of police and forensic personnel combined with narrated dramatic recreations have won Richard Stringer many awards with very unique stylistic visual treatments. “Exhibit A” utilized the portability of Mini DV camcorders at a time when the first models came on the market. “72 Hours” uses Panasonic 720p HD cameras with film lenses creating shallow depth of field and unique perspectives.

These are some Richaqrd Stringer’s Docudrama credits.
Consult the Drama and Documentary resumes on this site for other credits.

“72 Hours:
True Crime”
a 20 part docudrama series for telecast on CBC and TLC. This show utilizes the Panasonic 720p HD Varicam and features unique visual elements including altered shutter speeds, film lenses, swing tilt focus, letterbox widescreen, and interviews with direct eyelines. Directors on “72 Hours” include Eric Till, David Acomba, Harvey Crossland, Howie Wiseman, Gail Singer, and Johnny Silver. (6 shows full credit DOP/Operator - 10 shows shared credit). Nominated Best Cinematography 2004 CSC Awards.
“Exhibit A”, 5 seasons TV series for Discovery Channel - and TLC (“The Secrets of Forensic Science”). Also CTV, APTN, TVO. Includes dramatic re-creations of crimes. Hosted by Graham Green. Stylized look with portable Mini DV cameras. Awards for best photography 2000 Geminis and Best Cinematography 2000 CSC Awards. Also Nominated best photography 1998 and 1999 Gemini Awards. Directors on “Exhibit A” include Holly Dale, Harvey Crossland, Ried Dunlop, Alan Goluboff, Allan Moyle, Gail Harvey, Deborah Samuel, Allan Gough, and Peter Wellington. (DOP/Operator 55 shows)
“Masterminds” pilot docudrama series for Court TV produced by Red Apple Entertainment. Shot in Salt Lake City. Director: Howie Wiseman. Nominated at the 2003 CSC Awards. Also several episodes for “Masterminds Season 2”. (DOP - stylized Mini DV)
“Battle for Canada” theme attraction production for Manitoba Lotteries, featuring historical recreations. Included multiple 5 screen, 3D, Peppers Ghost Illusion, and Animatronics. Visual production by Credo Group for Westsun. (DOP - 35mm)
“Millennium Express” long form documentary featuring blue screen interviews with direct eyeline technique. CTV Special. Director: Gail Singer. (DOP - Beta SP)
    “Rendezvous" a laser disc, multi screen presentation for Old Fort William in Thunder Bay. Footage included recreations of the fur trade using the fort as a backdrop. Produced by Prisma Light. (DOP - 16mm)
“Letters from Karelia” 70 minute NFB historical doc about Canadian Finns in World War II, shot on Super 16mm in Canada, Russia and Finland. Directed by Kelly Saxberg. (DOP - Super 16mm)
"Spirit World” history of Mi’kmaq indians for History Channel by Brian Pollard. Sequences shot in France and Italy. (Cameraman - Betacam SP)
"Traveling Alone” Global TV special, Docudrama produced by Luft Films and the O.P.P. USA video version sponsored by Speedy Muffler. Other versions, “Travel Safe” and “Fire Safe”. Director: Brad Luft. 16mm. (DOP/Operator)

Also dramatic re-creations for:

“Working Animals”, series on Discovery Channel
“Turning Points”, Barna Alper series for History Channel
“Spirit World”, history of Mi’kmaq indians for History Channel
“Unholy Water”, CTV Special


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