Rich graduated with a BS from Emerson College in 1999. He taught for seven years in the Boston Public School System and worked for four years in Los Angeles in various jobs from Production Assistant to Personal Assistant to Stage 1901, Disponyi, Inc, and for the producer Candace Gosch.
In 2007, his script, The Devil His Due won best dramatic screenplay at the Woods Hole Film Festival.
Since then, Richard has focused on his passion for storytelling and has worked in film production and screenwriting, producing and directing two micro-budget feature films, Sympathy for the Brokenhearted and Revenge Fantasies, Inc.. He has completed his first rewrite assignment for an independent company, Russell Pond, Inc, in Brooklyn, New York. Most recently Richard’s script Zombie A Go-Go, achieved Second Rounder status at the 2015 Austin Film Festival.
Rich is on the board of Harvard Square Script Writers.