Dickie Skinz is a force that compels, captivates and inspires. In the entertainment machine that often specializes in prefabricated stars and neatly wrapped packages that look the right way, Dickie growls at the majors as he proves independent is the way to go. What makes Dickie so special? His work ethic, his knowledge, the skills, the beats, the rhymes, his pure essence. The way he commands attention behind the camera, on the stage, in the studio or on the silver screen and television. In his spare time he has managed to work on or in over 60 films and network TV shows. Considered by many industry insiders as one of the top talents to watch in both Hollywood and the music business.
Dickie is currently directing the high flying Action film "Hurricane Chasers" filming in New England.
Dickie is also directing the action film Broken Raven starring (Survivorman) Les Stroud, John Popper (Blues Traveler) and more.
He will also begin filming and directing a scripted golf TV Pilot " A Swing That's Pure" (Drama) and the short film "Loose Ends" (Action Thriller). He's also producing or directing additional movies this year "Left For Dead" (Thriller) and the Web series "Snatched" (Crime Drama). He's helped develop, film, finance and produce multiple reality series.
He has had roles in What Doesn't Kill You, Gone Baby Gone, Justice For Us, West Run, Brooklyn Knights, Sea of Green and more. He has also had roles on the TV shows Brotherhood (Showtime) and Medium (NBC). Some of the talent he has worked with include Multi Oscar winner Ben Affleck. Movie greats Ethan Hawke, Mark Ruffalo, Alex Rocco, Brian Goodman, Christopher Walken, Leon, Lonette Mckee, Eric Roberts, Sticky Fingaz, Amanda Peete and more.
Musically Dickie has been compared with the likes of Dr. Dre, Timberland, The RZA, and Kanye West for his songwriting and production talent on both sides of the mixing board. Dickie truly is the triple threat. He has rocked hundreds of live shows all over the world. From clubs and arenas to festivals of 80,000. Skinz has opened for Run Dmc, Das Efx, Big Shug, Jeru, Naughty By Nature, Onyx, La Coka Nostra & many more. He was a nominee for a Boston Music Award for Hip Hop Producer of The Year. He has worked with Platinum producers & songwriters Malik Williams, Rich Cronin, Cappadonna, Devon Lima and more.
Skinz is in the process of mixing his latest Double Album Dickie Skinz - "No Cure For Stupid" He has been working on numerous films and music projects all over North America. Skinz has been producing, filming & writing for artists of every genre and walk of life. Credits include film, TV, rock to rap, pop to jazz and everything in between. While doing his thing he's been gathering video footage for his DVD series, that will coincide with the launch of his clothing line. He has been in the studio and on set working and producing with so many different artists. Some already stars, some on the way there. From boy bands to the bad boys. From ESPN to FOX. From Boston to Hollywood...
Name: Rich Skinner
Lives in: Boston, Massachusetts
Company: Sik Pup Entertainment - Media 4K
Occupation: Actor, Cinematographer, Creative Executive, Director, Filmmaker, Line Producer, Music Composer, Photographer (Still), Producer, Screenwriter, Songwriter, Sound Designer and Unit Production Manager
Unique traits: Leader, Tireless Work Ethic, Genius IQ, Dashing Good Looks
Film by Rich Skinner (Thriller) Actor, Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Composer It is three years after the undead plague decimated mankind and what little government remains is holding on by fingernails. Les Stroud, despondent over the assumed loss of his son, accepts a nearly suicidal mission to produce a training film meant to aid downed pilots inside infested areas. Written by Hank Pena
Film by Rich Skinner (Action, Adventure, Family and Thriller) Actor, Music department, Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Writer, Composer Three friends fall in love with jet skiing and big surf in the ocean off Martha's Vineyard and Gloucester. Hurricane season is their favorite time of year when the storms roll up from the South and produce fierce action in the ocean. They keep going out on their jet skies in small craft advisories and Coast Guard warnings where they are the only people on the water. In the worst oceans they feel connected to the creator through the power of the oceans energy. Addicted to the feeling of flying off 10-20 foot waves they keep pushing the boundaries of safety trying to get higher and higher testing the ocean. They will need all the prayers from all the heavens if their addiction to adrenaline takes them too close to the edge and too close to the Great White Sharks. Written by Dickie Skinz
A Swing That's Pure
Television (Drama) Producer, Director, Writer Colin is a top rated amateur golfer who is about to turn professional. He is not sure if he is good enough for the pro tour and is unsure if golf is the career he wants to pursue.
A Sea of Green
Film by David Lach (Action, Comedy and Crime) Actor, Camera and Electrical Department A rich man loses his wife, family, home and job after being arrested for smoking marijuana.The film follows him on his journey back to the top.
Film (short) by Quentin Richard Lewis (Crime) Producer, Cinematographer
Film by Danny Green (Drama) Music department The story of a comedian, Ron Waters, who is a Richard Pryor-type of entertainer who makes commentary about the world rather than one-liners. After a self-imposed exile from Hollywood, Ron is back.
The House Across the Street
Film by Arthur Luhn (Horror and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Amy has moved east from Kansas, determined to start a new life. She thinks she has found the perfect small quiet town, a great neighborhood on a quiet street. As she moves into her brand new apartment, eager to start a dream job, happy to befriend her neighbors, she finds out that not everything is as it seems, especially at the house across the street. Written by Anonymous
Film by Sticky Fingaz (Drama) Actor
Here Comes the Boom
Film by Frank Coraci (Action, Comedy and Sport) Actor A high school biology teacher looks to become a successful mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to prevent extra-curricular activities from being axed at his cash-strapped school.
A Little Push
Film (short) by Jeremy Jed Hammel (Drama) Music department Skinny is a man at a crossroads in his life but after a chance encounter with a stranger, he looks back on his life and the choices he's made. The memories of his past begin to blend together with his present, with what he imagines his life could have been if he made different choices, and with the future lives he could lead moving forward. The only constant in his visions is his relationship with Julie 'Jules' de Goncourt, a woman who reminds him that the the only thing that is real is the connection shared between two people. And as the quote goes: "Everything is unique, nothing happens more than once in a lifetime. Nothing is repeated, and everything is unparalleled." Written by JJH
Film by Kevin MacDonald (Horror) Actor, Music department Jack Fox, a burnt out detective, is being forced into early retirement, as the worst serial killer since the Boston Strangler begins a killing spree through the streets of Salem. When detective Steve Ryan moves to town with his family, Jack is torn between a life of retirement and sanity or helping rookie detective Ryan in his quest to solve these killings that are haunting the people of Salem. Written by Anonymous
Film by Ben Affleck (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actor The Charlestown neighborhood of Boston is renowned for churning out a high number of armed robbers, generation after generation. These robbers never leave their Charlestown life on their own volition, the neighborhood where there is an unwritten code to protect that lifestyle. Such robbers include friends Doug MacRay, James Coughlin, Albert 'Gloansy' Magloan and Desmond Elden. Doug and James in particular treat each other like family, as the Coughlins have realistically been as such to Doug since Doug's mother ran off and Doug's father, Stephen MacRay, was sent to prison. James' single mother sister, the drugged out Krista Coughlin, and Doug have a casual sexual relationship. The foursome carry out a mostly successful bank robbery, but due to circumstances take the bank manager, Claire Keesey, hostage for a short period before releasing her physically unharmed. They find out that Claire lives in Charlestown, so they want to ensure that she did not see anything that could incriminate ... Written by Huggo
Television by Glenn Gordon Caron (Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Actor Allison Dubois works in the Phoenix District Attorney's office. She uses her psychic abilities to help crack criminal cases. Her dreams often give her clues to the whereabouts of missing people, and by touching someone she often gets to see beneath the facade into the person's soul. Allison juggles this stressful job with her role as wife and mother of three children, including a daughter who seems to be developing similar powers. Written by Ron Kerrigan <email@example.com>
Film by Tatiana von Furstenberg (Drama) Actor Tanner Hall is a vivid peek into the private world of an all-girls boarding school. In a cozy, but run down New England, the knot of adolescent complexity is unraveled through the coming of age stories of four teen-age girls.
The Maiden Heist
Film by Peter Hewitt (Comedy and Crime) Actor Three middle-age guards learn that their museum has sold a wing of art to a Danish museum. Each has a favorite in that collection, and none can imagine life without the peace and completion it brings. Though mere acquaintances, they plot a theft of the three pieces between the time they are packed and the time they're loaded onto a plane. First each must obtain a forgery; then, they have to smuggle the forgeries into the museum and find a way to make the switches. The heist is complicated by Roger's intrusive wife - he's promised her a trip to Florida for their anniversary - and George's proclivity for taking his clothes off when standing in front of the warrior statue he loves. Written by <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Hachi: A Dog's Tale
Film by Lasse Hallström (Drama and Family) Actor In Bedridge, Professor Parker Wilson finds an abandoned dog at the train station and takes it home with the intention of returning the animal to its owner. He finds that the dog is an Akita and names it Hachiko. However, nobody claims the dog so his family decides to keep Hachi. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Film by Anne Fletcher (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actor For three years, Andrew Paxton has slaved as the assistant to Margaret Tate, hard-driving editor at a New York publisher. When Margaret, a Canadian, faces deportation for an expired visa, she hatches a scheme to marry Andrew - he agrees if she'll promise a promotion. A skeptical INS agent vows to test the couple about each other the next Monday. Andrew had plans to fly home that weekend for his grandma's 90th, so Margaret goes with him - to Sitka, Alaska - where mom, dad, and grams await. Family dynamics take over: tensions between dad and Andrew, an ex-girlfriend, Andrew's dislike of Margaret, and her past color the next few days, with the INS ready to charge Andrew with fraud. Written by <email@example.com>
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
Film by Mark Waters (Comedy, Fantasy and Romance) Actor Connor Mead, a successful fashion photographer and a Lothario keen on casual sex, goes to his younger brother's wedding to convince him not to marry. He arrives at his dead uncle's estate during the rehearsal the night before the wedding; he starts in, taking his brother aside, trashing marriage. Later in the men's room, his uncle, who taught Connor all he knows about women, appears to him, confesses to have been wrong, and tells Connor that three ghosts will visit him that night: the ghosts of girlfriends past, present, and future. Connor has already set the breakup in motion. Can he learn anything from his life and fix what he's broken? Written by <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Film by Michael Cuesta (Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Actor In Providence, a husband and wife die in a botched robbery; we see flickers of his last memories. His heart goes to Terry Bernard, a single father raising a girl with a rare degenerative disease. After the operation, Terry has flashes of memory from the last moments of the dead donor's life. Then, he recognizes one of the donor's killers and follows him into an alley. Within days, Terry becomes an unwilling avenger, with a police detective on his trail. Meanwhile, he begins a romance with his daughter's doctor, his moods complicated by memory flashes, the donor's deepening presence in both Terry's mind and body, and the unexplained bond among the donor's killers. Can this end well? Written by <email@example.com>
Film by Jake Goldberger (Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew Don McKay is living a very lowly life as a janitor. Then he receives a letter from his high school girlfriend, Sonny, who announces that she is dying and that she needs him to come back home. But when Don arrives back in his hometown, he finds Sonny's doctor has a crush on her and has no intention of letting Don back into her life, and the rest of the town remembers the tragedy that drove Don away in the first place and they have no intention of letting Don come back, at least not without paying some dues. Written by napierslogs
Video by Rajah Samaroo (Thriller) Actor Retired hacker Roland West gets lured back into the game when the headhunter Sebastian find him living off the grid. The stakes has never been so high, as West must outwit a conniving group of business leaders bent on collapsing the world market and US government. Written by Anonymous
What Doesn't Kill You
Film by Brian Goodman (Crime and Drama) Actor An armored car is robbed by three men. A passing police officer and one of the robbers exchange fire. The robber is Paulie. In a flashback we follow him and his closest friend, Brian, as they grow up together in South Boston. They're tough guys, thugs, doing jobs for the local boss and chaffing to do more. Paulie's the leader. Brian drinks too much and free bases, ignoring his wife and two young boys. Life-changing events lead him to try to go straight, look for work, take what comes his way, and go to A.A. meetings. He struggles. Paulie shows him the plans for the armored car job. Will they do it? "I am who I am," Brian tells his wife. Is crime his only skill? Written by <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Television by Blake Masters (Crime and Drama) Actor Set in an Irish neighbourhood in Providence, the series reflects around two brothers on opposite sides of the law: one a gangster (Jason Isaacs) and the other a politician (Jason Clarke).
Television (Drama) Actor Corruption and scandal surround the dealings of a wildly charismatic and ethically challenged mayor of Providence, R.I.