For the last decade Brian Beckwith has been entrenched in the film and advertising world shooting everything from global campaigns, commercials and brand films, to highly stylized music videos for Grammy award winning artists, top documentary features, fashion films and narrative shorts. Brian has worked with Mercedes-Benz, New Balance,Starbucks, The NFL, Converse, Delta, OXO, Instagram, De Beers, Guess, Intel, and Hyatt Hotels to name a few. His recent narrative work for "Story Ave" has garnered critical acclaim, winning many prestigious festivals awards, and is currently in development for its feature debut.
Currently one of the most sought after music video cinematographers, Brian has carved a niche in the hip-hop and music community bringing a vibrant, high gloss aesthetic to the scene. He has filmed artists like Da Baby, Quavo, WizKhalifa, Nipsey Hussle, YG, Kesha, Travis Barker, Bia, Young Dolph, Lil Durk, NBA Youngboy, Lil Baby, and Jake Paul. In2021 Brian received a VMA Nomination for "Best Hip Hop" video for Moneybagg Yo "Said Sum." Brian's style is compelled by his love of shadow and light, unexpected compositions, and emotive storytelling. He is known for his vibrant use of colors, high polished aesthetic always with an edge, as well as his dynamic handheld camera movements. Brain is partial to shooting Super 16mm and 35mm film whenever possible, and is a bit of a lens fanatic with an impressive collection.
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