BIO

R.J. Ong is a Director of Photography currently based in the London, UK. After earning his B.A. from Emerson College, he moved to Los Angeles and started his career as a camera assistant in Los Angeles for several years before eventually moving into the field of cinematography. 

He is currently a cinematography fellow at the National Film & Television School.

AWARDS

"WATAMULA" - WERELDMUSEUM

Dir: Kevin Osepa

 

Official Selection - Go Short 2021 - Oscar & Bafta Qualifying

Nomination -Golden Calves Award 2020

Nomination - Directors Forum - Netherlands Film Festival 2020

"PATROON" - VICE MEDIA & RECENT

Dir: Mario Gonsalves

 

Shortlist -1.4 Awards 2021 - In the Making

Shortlist - YOUNG DIRECTORS AWARDS 2020

Finalist - New York Cinematography Awards 2020

Best Cinematographer of the Month - Asian Cinematography Awards 2020

Best Cinematographer of a Short Film - Asian Cinematography Awards 2020

Official Selection - Nederlands Film Festival 2019  

Honorable Mention - Best Cinematography - Prague International Indie Film Festival (3rd Quarter)