Richard is an award winning independent filmmaker and screenwriter from Brooklyn, New York. He started out acting in small roles in student films at NYU and Brooklyn College. Whilst acting in those films, Richard’s passion for filmmaking was ignited. He began his journey towards being a filmmaker by writing scripts and taking filmmaking courses and workshops.
Richard has studied with Richard Kline (three’s company) and Independent filmmaker Ela Thier. He has acted and filmed with amazing Independent filmmakers such as Emmanuel Adinde, Evan Watson and Mike Brown. Richard’s major influences are Spike Lee, Jim Jarmusch, Akira Kurosawa, Martin Scorsese and Stanley Kubrick.
Richard’s goal is to use the visual storytelling platform as a way to give a fresh prospective on cultural relevant stories, music videos ,commercials and branded content.