RICHARD ABOUT

RICHARD FENWICK is a multi-award-winning writer/director with a particular passion for sci-fi and thrillers. He has a slate of features in advanced development including sci-fi SLOW LIGHT (supported by Creative England / BFI NET.WORK) sci-fi LIFELIKE (Lunar Lander Films) and thriller SILENCE (65 Wilding Films).

Richard’s films include BBC comedy short ALBERT’S SPEECH, Jaime Winstone starrer LOVE LETTER and festival favs ARTIFICIAL WORLDS and SAFETY PROCEDURES. He is also the director of many music videos for Timo Maas, Death in Vegas, Muse and many more.

His work has screened at over 100 film festivals worldwide, won numerous awards (Hamburg, Cortolovre, IFTC) and he was chosen as a Screen International ‘Star of Tomorrow’. He was selected for Cross Channel Film Lab, Think, Shoot, Distribute and NET.WORK@LFF.

“I don’t think entertaining people while offering them a challenging cinematic experience should feel like opposing ideals, rather just the skilful blending of the two.”

Stars of Tomorrow

SCREEN INTERNATIONAL

Richard Fenwick’s training in graphic and broadcast design has served him well as a director. Having already made a mark in promos, he has recently moved on to shorts. His animated shorts What We’ve Found Out About Stem Cells and Safety Procedures are playful films informed by a sharp wit. His move to live action with The Box, Artificial Worlds V.3.0 and Love Letter showcase his sure command of horror, kinetic sci-fi and compelling romantic drama. All have won awards at international festivals.

A SURE COMMAND OF HORROR, KINETIC SCI-FI AND COMPELLING ROMANTIC DRAMA

- Screen International

A REAL FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH

- Creative Review

THE UNIQUE RICHARD FENWICK

- The Guardian

ONE OF BRITAIN’S MOST DISTINCTIVE CREATORS OF MOVING IMAGE

- onedotzero

BRITISH DIRECTOR WHO'S BEING CALLED ONE TO WATCH, À LA CHRIS CUNNINGHAM AND JONATHAN GLAZER

- Flavour Pill

QUIRKY, IMAGINATIVE FILM-MAKER

- Screen International