I live by Martin Scorsese's rule: Make the movie you can make, not the movie you want to make. I live by Alfred Hitchcock's rule: I make movies for people who buy the tickets. I have my own rule: There are no rules when it comes to film making.
Randy Sparks holds two college degrees: B.S. in Business and a MBA from City University of Seattle. Currently he resides in Tacoma, WA. His art background began at an early age.
In 1968, at 10 he loved filming homemade movies, which he wrote, produced, directed and starred in. His proudest film of the time "The House of Blood" a 10 min super 8 flick.
In 1971, he concentrated on writing plays, songs, poems and art. Years later his college Art Professor told him that he would do well in making a career in Art. He said Randy drew like Michelangelo.
In 1975, Randy began four years of study in live theater involving plays, operas and variety shows. He would work closely with the companies' producers and directors particularly in areas involving lights and sound, acting, and set construction.
From 1979-1996 he was busy going to college, raising two children and performing live music. It wasn't till 1997 that he got involved with digital photography and video. He spent the next 2 years as an assistant photographer for the Seattle Seahawks, working with team photographer Corky Truin and a year with comedian/fine art photographer Rod Long.
In 2003, he begin filming promotional videos, music videos and concert videos. In 2007, he moved his energy towards creating his own pictures as a producer, director and co-writer. Film successes include: Tacoma Chalk Off; It Don't Rain on Sunny Days; A Glitch In the System; Tacoma's Rock-n-Roll Legends (80K views on Facebook) and his current film Rose Colored Shades.
Winner: Best Music Documentary
Tacoma's Rock-n-Roll Legends
2014 Columbia Gorge International Film Festival
Vancouver, WA
Winner: Best Narrative Feature
Rose Colored Shades
2019 Festival Angaelica
Duluth, MN
Winner: Gold REMI Director's First Feature
Rose Colored Shades
2018 WorldFest-Houston
Houston, TX
Winner: Honorable Mention Narrative Feature
Rose Colored Shades
2018 Port Orchard Film Festival
Port Orchard, WA
Winner: Dark Comedy Screenplay Award (Short)
It Don't Rain on Sunny Days (Screenplay)
2019 Austin After Dark Film Festival
Austin, TX
College
City University of Seattle
MBA
Birth Date
September 12, 1958
Nickname
Chairman, Boss, Sire and G.G. Cha Cha
Birth City
Minneapolis
Current City
Tacoma
Hometown
Earth
Height
5 feet and 5 inches
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
White
Eye Color
Hazel
Zodiac Sign
Virgo
Children
Diana "my best work"
~ It's all about the experiences.
~ I was born a Virgo in the year of the dog. Perfect ingredients for a director.
~ I would if I could but I can't so I won't.
I live by Martin Scorsese's rule: Make the movie you can make, not the movie you want to make. I live by Alfred Hitchcock's rule: I make movies for people who buy the tickets. I have my own rule: There are no rules when it comes to film making.
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  • Painful Local Flicks, Awesome Silent Movie - Tacoma News Tribune Review - A Glitch In the System
  • Grit City Flicks Brings T-town humor, rock and drama - Tacoma News Tribune Review - Tacoma's Rock-n-Roll Legends
  • Road tripping with the Sonics - Tacoma Weekly - Tacoma's Rock-n-Roll Legends
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  • Painful Local Flicks, Awesome Silent Movie - Tacoma News Tribune Review - A Glitch In the System
  • Grit City Flicks Brings T-town humor, rock and drama - Tacoma News Tribune Review - Tacoma's Rock-n-Roll Legends
  • Road tripping with the Sonics - Tacoma Weekly - Tacoma's Rock-n-Roll Legends