Joel Honeywell possesses several years of experience in the camera department, having diligently progressed through the traditional hierarchy, starting as a Camera Trainee, advancing to Clapper Loader/2nd AC, and eventually reaching the role of Focus Puller/1st AC. Throughout his career, he has had the privilege of working under the mentorship of esteemed Directors of Photography, including luminaries such as John Mathieson BSC, Bruno Delbonnel AFC, ASC, Javier Aguirresarobe AEC, ASC, Simon Richards, and many more.
In addition to his extensive work within the camera department, Joel Honeywell has ventured into other departments, striving to gain a comprehensive understanding of the unique aspects of their respective crafts. This diversified background equips him with a well-rounded perspective that greatly enriches his approach to photographic storytelling.
Joel's philosophy centers on endowing each project with a distinctive identity by harnessing the elements of light, space, and movement. He is not bound by rigid technical rules; instead, he values the pursuit of truth in his work. For Joel, what truly matters is the emotional resonance and the belief that both he and the director share in the authenticity of a moment. Together, they embrace what feels right, without overshadowing the script or obstructing the performance and artistic expression. Their goal is to capture the inherent beauty of the subject matter and convey its message.
Joel Honeywell has collaborated with an impressive array of companies and brands, including Nike, Adidas, New Balance, Vogue, Chanel, Channel 4, i-D, IamBizzy, VICE, Dazed Digital, Stink, BFI, Agile, Ogilvy & Mather, Hogarth & Ogilvy, GREY, AMV BBDO, OB Management, BLINK, Doomsday Entertainment, Somesuch, Knucklehead, Prettybird, Picture Farm Productions, Pulse Films, Partizan, Bullion, CHIEF, FRIEND, Familia, Iconoclast, among others. His extensive portfolio attests to his versatility and dedication in the world of visual storytelling.
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