Richard studied Media, Writing and Production (BA) Hons at the University of Bolton, receiving a 1st Class degree. He work has received several awards including Keswick Film Festival ‘Patrons Pick’, a Royal Television Society Award along with several national and international screenings, including Aesthetica, Encounters, Raindance and LSFF.

Richard has received critical acclaim for his recent short film Believe earning comments from directors such as Danny Boyle, Wes Craven, Kevin Smith and actors John Hurt, Russell Crowe. Richard concentrates on being a writer/director/editor but regularly collaborates with other filmmakers in the North West.