Writer, director, producer
As Creative Director at Boston Digital Productions, Richard continues to create award-winning special interest film, documentary and corporate projects as well as national television programs.
Richard has just completed his second feature length documentary.
The Strange Name Movie (2017) is currently available on Netflix. TSNM is about living with the extraordinary challenge of a famous, embarrassing or unbelievable name. It is also available on 23 national cable & digital platforms, including: Comcast, Verizon, DIRECTV, Amazon, & iTunes. Also on Netflix in CAN, AUS, IE, NZ, & the UK.
The Strange Name Movie won a GOLD REMI Award at Worldfest Houston 2018 and as an official selection of the Boston Intl Film Festival 2018, won the Indie Spec Documentary Award. It was included in the Doc Film Library for the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, Cannes, France. The film is represented by Vision Films & APL Films.
Aside From That (2015) was a selection of the Boston Film Festival, Rhode Island Int. Film Festival, and Big Water Film Festival, as well as a Gold REMI winner in the doc category at Worldfest Houston. It is available on Amazon Prime Streaming.
Additionally directed & produced:
• A series of suicide prevention programs currently being distributed to middle schools through colleges nationwide.
• An awareness documentary for the Defense Department. A Different Kind of Courage explores the effects of combat-related stress on service members and their families. More than 1 million DVDs have been distributed worldwide.
• Five episodes of The Great Adventure for Triage Entertainment and Scripps Networks. The episodes were filmed on location around the world.
Other work includes productions for The History Channel, CBS Entertainment, Fidelity, GE, NBA Ent & MTV.
He has won more than 40 industry awards, including two EMMYs.