A B O U T
We make films that engage audiences and stir emotions - for any screen. Working closely with new and traditional media and production companies, agencies and clients, we can manage the production and deliver the asset. We also develop long-form content opportunities with authors, executive producers and IP owners.
Richard is an awarded London based director whose career has spanned the arts, long form entertainment, episodic fiction, documentary, branded content and advertising.
He has directed large scale commercial projects for Emirates, Nokia, Rolls Royce, Sony Playstation, GSK, Fox Sports and Nissan; category busting branded content for Audi, British Airways and News UK; one of the package of renowned films for Al Gore's climate change initiative, Live Earth; a fine art collaboration with British artist Ryan Gander and two short film commissions from Johnny Depp. His long-form documentary 7th&Hill was awarded at the prestigious American Documentary Film Festival, Palm Springs. Other work has screened at Sundance, Clermont Ferrand, Toronto and Short-Shorts Tokyo as well as IVCA for industrials and Cannes Lions for advertising work.
Starting in graphic design and animation in the 1990s, his unique blend of photography and typography attracted attention from a range of broadcast clients which lead to a string of idents, stings, experimental shorts and tv commercials and formed the foundation of his live action directing career. Strong composition, photographic quality and sound design are the hallmarks of the work.
He has directed shoots in studios, on sets, stages and location in many territories, especially Los Angeles and has a thorough understanding of concept and script development, casting, production, crew hierarchy, scheduling and post, He has worked with some of the best DoP's, yet often shoots his own work and commissions original sound design and music scores.
Past commercial clients, broadcasters and agencies include:
Sony Playstation, Fox Sports, Kia, Nissan, Audi, Rolls Royce, British Airways, Emirates, Nokia, Devon Energy, The Refugee Council, Glenfiddich, Careerbuilder.com, Glaxo SmithKline, Studio RHE London, IRFE Paris, Vidal Sassoon, House of Fraser group, EMI., BBC, Channel 4, ITV,News UK, MTV,TBWA/Chiat/Day LA, FCB San Francisco, JWT Rome & London, The Martin Agency of Virginia, TBWA Paris, TBWA London, DFGW London, St Lukes London, Grey London, Duffy Shanley Boston, Cole and Weber Portland, HHCL London, Studio RHE, PremierArtists, Hill and Knowlton, Onedotzero.