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Richard is an award winning filmmaker, writer and artist. His work has been described as engaging, fantastical and imaginative.
His interests include early twentieth century science-fiction and fantasy, the work of early film pioneers, dystopian worlds, art nouveau, and the mythic voyage of the hero or heroin.
Biography
AIRBORNE - THE TRIALS OF NINE: The new feature length Screenplay - see filmography.
CINEMA MYTHICA: Orphan Arianne’s extraordinary voyage of self-discovery in the mysterious cinema by the sea. 2015.
Tells the story of a female orphan’s heroic voyage towards self-discovery and dénouement. A voyage that takes her to strange landscapes and encounters with mythical beings, that prove to be the key to unlocking the mysteries of both her own and the cinema’s true identity. Embedded in the techniques of theatre and early cinema, this work is set amidst a transitional landscape of period design, historic locations, fictional characters and mythologised forms of nature.
Nine International Film Festival Selections.
MAC Underground Film Festival Brazil - Best Music Award.
10th River Film Festival Italy - Italian translation.
FORTESQUE'S FINEST HOUR. 2013.
A 5 min film based on the art of the spectacle, this multi award winning film is Richard’s BA Degree final project. Inspired by early 20th Century Filmmakers such as George Méliès, this is the story of Fortesque, alone and unhappy, who goes on a metaphysical journey to discover his heart.
- Brighton Big Screen Student Selection Nominee June 2014.
- Latitude Film Festival Final Selection Runner-up Feb 2014.
- George Eady Prize June 2013.
- The Nagoya University Honourable Mention Award June 2013
- The Seoul National University Korea Prize June 2013.
OTHER AWARDS
- Master of the Arts graduate from Brighton University UK.
- University of Brighton Alumnus Award Nominee 2014.
- Brighton & Hove City Achiever Award October 2010 for Art Foundation.
EDUCATION
The University of Brighton 2013 – 2015
MA Arts & Design by Independent Project (Film) - Distinction.
The University of Brighton 2010 – 2013
BA Hons Illustration (Moving Image) - First Class Honours.
Brighton & Hove City College 2009 – 2010
BTEC Art & Design Foundation Diploma – Distinction.
Official Selection Feature Length Screenplay
Airborne - The Trials of Nine
The Lost Sanity 2019 Film Festival
Hoboken NJ USA
2019
Official Selection Screenplay
Airborne - The Trials of Nine
Sochi Film Festival
Sochi Russia
2019
Winner Feature Screenplay Contest
Airborne - The Trials of Nine
Amsterdam International Film Festival
Amsterdam
2019
Semi-Finalist
Airborne - The Trials of Nine
Circus Road Screenplay Contest
Sherman Oaks CA USA
2019
Semi-Finalist Screenplay
Airborne - The Trials of Nine
Utah Film Festival and Awards Utah Film Festival and Awards
Proto Utah
2019
Finalist
Airborne - The Trials of Nine
Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase
Fort Worth Texas USA
2019
Finalist
Airborne - The Trials of Nine
Pitch Now Screenplay Competition Pitch Now Screenplay Competition
Los Angeles USA
2019
Finalist Science Fiction
Airborne - The Trials of Nine
Filmmatic Drama Screenplay Awards
Los Angeles
2018
Award Winner - Finalist
Airborne - The Trials of Nine
World Series of Screenwriting
2018
Award Nominee Best Feature Screenplay
Airborne - The Trials of Nine
Genre Celebration Festival
Tokyo Japan
2018
Best Music Award
Cinema Mythica: Orphan Arianne's extraordinary adventure in the mysterious cinema by the sea. (English subtitles)
MAC Underground Film Festival
Manaus
2016
Finalist
Cinema Mythica: Orphan Arianne's extraordinary adventure in the mysterious cinema by the sea.
Industry Boost Competition
Miami
2016
Finalist
Cinema Mythica: Orphan Arianne's extraordinary adventure in the mysterious cinema by the sea.
Minikino Film Week
Pendassar - Bali
2016
Finalist
Cinema Mythica: Orphan Arianne's extraordinary adventure in the mysterious cinema by the sea.
Indiewise Film Festival
Miami
2016
College
University of Brighton UK
MA Arts & Design by Independent Film Project
20132015
College
University of Brighton UK
BA (Hons) Illustration
20102013
Current City
Brighton UK
He's not the son of god, he's a very naughty boy - Terry Jones.
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