“Film should never be just moderate.
It should be like a punch in the face a
nd
be able to invoke both tears and laughter.”


 

BIOGRAPHY

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Director & writer

Richard was born in Stockholm 1972. Worked with PR at U.I.P. (Universal, Paramount, MGM) between 1990-92, since 1993 he has been working with film & TV-productions. Before directing, Richard worked in several departments in film productions. As a First AD he was top ranked. He’s the author of two Thriller novels and about to finish the third one. Richard is also one of the founders of Tulpa Creatives – a platform with colleagues developing feature films and TV-series. As a director Richard works with suspense, drama, comedy and action. Dark thrillers and Magic realism has a special place in Richards heart.

 

Personal Profile

Richard is vastly experienced in all facets the processes of film TV-production, both as a director, writer, producer and 1st AD.As a director, his motto is always to be 150% prepared and have a clear vision/focus on every assignment. The combination of having directed both Drama-series and low budget films, has given him the tools to be creative no matter the conditions.Richards background, experience and dedication makes him, as a director, very confident when it comes to delivering even under extremely high pace.

 

Specialties: actor instructions, high visual knowledge/creativity, editing, music supervising and one-take scenes.

 

Influences

Greatest influences: David Fincher, David Lynch, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Martin Scorsese, Alfred Hitchcock, Clint Eastwood, Sean Penn, Susanne Bier, John Carpenter, Steven Spielberg, Coen brothers, Darren Aronofsky.
Film & TV-series: Jacobs Ladder, JFK, Children of men, Twin Peaks, The celebration, Indian Runner, The Escape from New York, Open Hearts,  E.T., The Elephant man,  A simple plan,  Haute Tension, Inception.

Favourite authors: 
Stephen King & Per Anders Fogelström.