Richard Crudo is a veteran cinematographer and member of the American Society of Cinematographers. He served three terms as president of the ASC. He has done cinematography work on more than 20 films, including American Pie, Down to Earth, Out Cold, Outside Providence, Federal Hill, American Buffalo, Grind, Brooklyn Rules, and Music from Another Room. He did his first work as cinematographer with director Michael Corrente the 1993 film Federal Hill, a gritty black-and-white drama about young Italian men on the outskirts of the mob world. He later teamed up with Corrente on American Buffalo, based on the David Mamet play and starring Dustin Hoffman and Dennis Franz. Crudo got his start doing camera work for films such as Donnie Darko, Ghostbusters II, Field of Dreams, and Raising Arizona.