Dean Swindell is a Meanjin/Brisbane-based cinematographer. He finds beauty in the mundane and uncelebrated, leveraging notions of nostalgia to transform these into visually delightful material. Dean brings vast experience as a dedicated creator, skilled in delivering media and content from end-to-end, including ideation and concepting, and management of production cycles (pre/production/post). Working with both agencies and independents across FMCG, retail, lifestyle, music and hospitality, Dean’s spectrum of experience allows him to efficiently uncover the beauty and essence of any subject in a way that’s genuine and aligned with the subject or brand.

Dean has managed and created media for a variety of brands including The New York Times, Frankie Magazine, APRA, Sydney Opera House, Queensland Museum, Broadsheet, Telstra, Splendour in the Grass, Brisbane EDA, Blaklash, Magpie Goose and Tourism and Events Queensland.