Hey there, my name is Bud.
I’m a commercial cinematographer.
My whole job is shooting test after test, coming up with the perfect camera package for a job, and then executing looks-and-feels for some of the world’s most talented directors.
I love what I do.
Creating stunning imagery is a passion, and I’m very grateful that people trust me to capture their stories.
// Full Bio
Bud Simpson is an international DP known for his documentaries, brand films, and stories from the natural world.
His cinematography has been featured in film festivals internationally including Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Hot Springs, Bend, Newport Beach, Sidewalk Film Festival, Cucalorus, Oxford, and Oaxaca Film Festivals.
In the commercial world, Bud has shot for brands such as Mercedes Benz, IHG Hotels, Doosan, and Kodak.
When he’s not shooting, he is leading filmmaking workshops and intensives for emerging filmmakers in Atlanta, Georgia and Nairobi, Kenya in a program he founded called Stories Found. Along with a powerhouse group of creatives, he is building the largest, free online filmmaker training program in the world.