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Summary

Award-winning executive producer/screenwriter/director Craig Richards of Dolphin Heart Productions, with 40+ years in the L.A. film & tv industries, has the expertise to masterfully negotiate projects from development through post and marketing.

Credits

11/10 – Current

Executive Producer (Story, Screenplay, Director) Kent State

Film (Theatrical) — Dolphin Heart Productions LLC
11/10 – Current
7/10 – Current

Screenwriter (Story, Executive Producer, Director) Hawaiian Vacation

Film (Theatrical) — Dolphin Heart Productions LLC
7/10 – Current
1/09 – Current

Executive Producer (Director) Amazing Custom Homes Pilot

Reality/Doc (TV) — Dolphin Heart Productions LLC
1/09 – Current
1/09 – Current

Executive Producer (Writer, Actor) Smoke Eaters Pilot

Scripted (TV) — Dolphin Heart Productions LLC
1/09 – Current
1/06 – Current

Screenwriter (Story, Executive Producer) Open

Film (Theatrical) — Dolphin Heart Productions LLC
1/06 – Current
6/08 – 11/10

Director (Associate Producer, Editor, Post-Production, Visual Effects, Actor) Extremely Used Cars: There Is No Hope

Film (Theatrical) — Triple-X-celent Films, LLC in association with Dolphin Heart Productions LLC
6/08 – 11/10
8/10 – 10/10

Executive Producer (Director, Screenwriter, Casting, Actor, Editor) Infidel

Film (Theatrical) — Dolphin Heart Productions LLC
8/10 – 10/10

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Education

Class of '77

Mt. San Jacinto College

/Marketing and Advertising
Class of '73

Banning High School

high school diploma/Art/Art Studies, General
Class of '71

Twentynine Palms High School

/Art/Art Studies, General

My Gear

  • 16:9 and 4:3 Mattebox with Sunshade and French Flags
  • 32Gb 400x CF Cards
  • 50-Terabyte High-Speed Storage Array w/3x Daily Backup
  • 64Gb 400x CF Cards
  • 7" HD HDMI LCD TFT Field Monitor with IR Remote
  • 8' Extension Booms
  • 8' Lightstands
  • Acrobat 9 Pro
  • Additiional Canon LP-E6 Lithium-Ion Battery Packs
  • Adobe Creative Suite 5 Master Collection
  • After Effects CS5
  • Apple Final Cut Studio 3
  • ARRI 650w Halogen Fresnels with 4-Leaf Barndoors
  • Audio-Technica 829cW Wireless Lavalier Cardioid Condenser Mic
  • Audio-Technica R2100a 10-ChannelWireless Receiver
  • Audio-Technica T210a UniPak Wireless Transmitter
  • Beadboard Holders
  • Beyerdynamic DT 770 Closed-Back Stereo Studio Headphones
  • Blue Microphones Snowball Omnidirectional/Cardioid Condenser Mic
  • BluLine 32"x32" Softboxes
  • BluLine 800w Open-Faced with 4-Leaf Barndoors
  • BorisFX
  • Bridge CS5
  • Canon EF-S 18mm-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS Lens
  • Canon EOS 7D Video DSLR with 1080p @ 30/24fps
  • Canon Remote Switch
  • Canopus ADVC300 Advanced Digital Video Converter
  • Color
  • Compressor 3
  • Contribute CS5
  • CrumplePop
  • Device Central CS5
  • Dolly System
  • Dreamweaver CS5
  • DVD Studio Pro 4
  • Dynamic Link
  • Encore CS5
  • Field Monitor Articulated Rig Mount
  • Final Draft 8
  • Fincal Cut Pro 7
  • Fireworks CS5
  • Flash Builder 4
  • Flash Catalyst CS5
  • Flash Professional CS5
  • Flexfill Collapsible 38" Circular Reflector / Silk Diffusion
  • Follow Focus with Crank and Whip
  • Fostex MR8 MKII 8-Track Digital Multracking Mixer
  • Full Apple Box
  • FxFactory
  • Giottos Lens/Sensor Cleaning Kit w/Rocket Air Blower
  • Half Apple Box
  • Holders and Clips
  • Houdini 3D Visual Effects Generator
  • Hoya Ultraviolet Haze Multicoated Filter
  • Illustrator CS5
  • InDesign CS5
  • Mac OS X
  • MacBook Pro 17 2.33 GHzx Intel Core 2 Duo 4Gb SDRAM
  • Modern 24"x36" Double Scrim Black
  • Modern 24"x36" Single Scrim Black
  • Modern 24"x36" Solid Flags
  • Modern 24"x36"Silk Diffuser Scrim White
  • Modern Baby Offset Arm w/ 5/8" Baby Pin
  • Modern C-Stands 40" Stainless Double Riser
  • Motion 4
  • OnLocation CS5
  • Other Plug-ins and visual effects filters
  • Photoshop CS5 Extended
  • Premier Pro CS5
  • Quick-Release Baseplate with 1/4" and 3/8" mounting screws
  • Rail System withDual 15mmx450mm Stainless Rods
  • Red Giant Colorista
  • Red Giant Instant 4k
  • Red Giant Magic Bullet
  • Red Giant PluralEyes 3.5
  • Røde Blimp Suspension Windshield System with Dead Wombat
  • Røde NTG-2 14" Directional Shotgun Microphone
  • Sachtler DA 75L Tripod 75mm Bowl with Mid-Level Spreader
  • Sachtler DV 4 II Pro Fluid Head 75mm Ball Base
  • Sandbags
  • Screenwriter
  • Shoulder Mount with Chest Support and Dual Handheld Grips
  • SL DigiSlate digital slate for video/audio synchronizing
  • Sony MDR-NC60 Closed-Back Noise-Canceling Headphones
  • Soundbooth CS5
  • Soundtrack Pro 3
  • Various Clamps
  • Windscreen and Dead Cat

Affiliations

  • ACE
  • AFL-CIO
  • AMPTP
  • ASC
  • CSA
  • DGA
  • IATSE Local 33
  • PGA
  • SAG-AFTRA
  • WGAW

Skills

  • Actor
  • Associate Producer
  • Casting
  • Development
  • Director
  • Editor
  • Executive Producer
  • Marketing
  • Post-Production Supervisor
  • Pre-Production
  • Producer
  • Production Manager (UPM)
  • Screenwriter
  • Script Editor
  • Titling/Titling Effects
  • VFX
  • Visual Effects
  • Voice Over
  • Voiceover