FOR THE BIRDS (Documentary, in-progress) - Director, Producer, Editor, DP
Kathy’s love for her pet ducks and chickens—all 200 of them—is beginning to cause problems in her marriage. When a local animal rescue group gets involved, accusations fly and Kathy must defend her way of life—or lose everything. The quiet town of Ellenville, New York becomes the stage of a fateful custody battle over the birds in this exhilarating verité tale. For the Birds is currently in post-production, planning to premiere in 2018. To learn more, visit the website here.
✮ Recently selected for the 2016 IFP Documentary Labs
LIFE, ANIMATED (Documentary, 2016) - 89 min - Assistant Editor
Owen Suskind, an autistic boy who could not speak for years, slowly emerged from his isolation by immersing himself in Disney animated movies. Using these films as a roadmap, he reconnects with his loving family and the wider world in this emotional coming-of-age story. Life, Animated is directed by Academy Award winner Roger Ross Williams, and produced by Julie Goldman, Motto Pictures and A&E IndieFilms. Visit the website here.
✮ Winner, Directing Award, 2016 Sundance Film Festival
THE SURROUNDING GAME (Documentary) - Editor
Richard recently edited The Surrounding Game, a feature-length documentary about Go, the oldest board game in the world. The film is directed by Will Lockhart and Cole D. Pruitt. The film is set for release in 2017. For more information, visit its website.
ART AND CRAFT (Documentary, 2014) - 89 min - Assistant Editor
When one of the most prolific art forgers in US history is finally exposed, he must confront the legacy of his 30-year con. Art and Craft is directed by Academy Award nominated Sam Cullman and Jennifer Grausman, Co-directed and edited by Mark Becker. Available to stream on various platforms. Visit the website here.
✮ Shortlisted for the 2015 Academy Award, Best Documentary
✮ Official Selection, 2014 Tribeca Film Festival