Richard and Widescreen Films are currently undergoing a new design. The new website should launch soon while the Distortion website is up. The website for the new film Dark Light is up but also under construction.

Thank you for understanding.

- Richard, September 2010


*New Reel Being Edited

More Clips Coming Soon

Alpha Review

WIND Radio

College Of Lake County

  • Auto Department
  • Animation and Game Department

Ferris State University

  • History
  • Donor


Loyola University

Smithsonian Institute


Realtor Video

Drop Off Trailer

Distortion Trailer

*Click on each name to see in new window. Quicktime required.


*Abridged Version


  • AED - Instructional Video - Videographer - Green Screen and B-Roll.
  • AgentCasts - Promotional Realtor Video - Videographer .
  • Akos Straub WIND Radio - Videographer, Editor - Video at WIND radio Chicago.
  • Alpha Review Corporation - Promotional Video - Editor, Videographer, Graphics Designer, Web Video Compression.
  • Alpha Review Corporation - Trade Show Video - Editor, Videographer, Graphics Designer, DVD Authoring.
  • Chicago University - Student Projects Event - Editor.
  • College Of Lake County - Recruitment Video - Videographer, Editor, DVD Authoring, and Web Compression.
  • Educational Tours - Promotional Video - Videographer - Washington DC B-Roll.
  • Ferris State University - Donor Video - Editor, Graphics Designer, DVD Authoring.
  • InstaBronze - Instructional Video - Co-Director, Producer, Videographer, Editor, Graphics Designer, DVD Authoring.
  • ITW - Instructional Video - Editor, Graphics Designer, DVD Authoring, Web Video Compression.
  • Loyola University - Event Shooter for Loyola Speaker Series.
  • Loyola University - School Video on the Medical and Business Schools - HD Videographer.
  • Loyola University - Various School Campaign Videos - Recruitment, Departments, etc. - HD Videographer.
  • Loyola University - Shooter - B-roll for television commercial campaign.
  • Rose Paving - Promotional Video - Videographer - B-Roll
  • Smithsonian Institute - Educational Video For Triceratops Exhibit - Editor, Graphics Designer (non-3D graphics).
  • Zevro - Trade Show Video - Editor, Graphics Designer, DVD Authoring.
  • Zevro - Commercials (two total) - Editor, Graphics Designer, Music Composition.


  • Distortion - Feature Film - Writer, Producer, Editor, and Director.
  • Drop Off - Promotional Trailer - Writer, Director, Producer, Editor.
  • The Last Option - Short Film - Co-Director, Cinematographer, Editor.
  • The Interrogation - Short Film - Co-Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Editor.
  • Broken Echoes - Short Film - Producer, Editor.
  • William Shakespeare's Macbeth - Promotional Trailer - 2nd Unit Director, B Camera Shooter, Producer, Co-Screenwriter.
  • The Skywalkers - Short Film - Co-Producer, Editor.
  • Reel Cinema - Vision Pictures - Short Film - Editor.
  • Macbeth Behind The Madness - Documentary - Director, Producer, Editor.


Apple G5 - Dual 2 GHz Power PC G5 processor, 1GB SDRAM, 160GB hard drive, 16X Superdrive DVD burner, and running Mac OS X 10.4.5 Tiger. Plus a 200GB, 300GB, and 500GB external hard drive.

Apple MacBook Pro - 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 2GB RAM, 160GB hard drive, 8x slot-loading SuperDrive (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW),


  • Panasonic AG-HVX200 HD Camera - DVCPROHD, 1080i, 720p. 480i (including 24p in all formats), variable frame rates (incamera slow motion and fast motion - 12fps through 60fps).
  • Audio Technica shotgun microphone with boompole and one lavlier.
  • Lowel Light Kit - Two V Lights (750w each), One Omni Light (500w), Three Pro Lights (120w and two 250w).


Columbia College Chicago - Bachelor's Degree 1996 - Film Major/Liberal Arts Degree. Classes ranged from Film Production, Video Production, Documentary Production, Editing, Lighting, Film and Video Theory, Film and Video History, Screenwriting, Acting, etc.


2004 Silver Summit Creative Award - Educational Tours Video.

Midwest Independent Film Festival - Broken Echoes - Nominated for six awards including "Best Dramatic Film of 2004". Won two.

Chicago Community Cinema - William Shakespeare's Macbeth - Won for "Best Trailer of 2001".

Fourth Annual FilmCon - The Skywalkers - Won for "Best Film".


Click here for the PDF of my resume. (Right Click and choose Save Target As to download to your computer)


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