Richard H Perry

Richard H Perry

Director, Production Designer and Screenwriter

Los Angeles, California

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About Richard

RICHARD H. PERRY is a Los Angeles based writer and director cultivating a fresh take on genre film. His debut feature, WILD CARDS (2016) a revenge action comedy about young card sharks, was shot in Beijing earlier this year. A Chinese web production, it premiered August 28 on video platform, , and quickly garnered over 11 million views.

In 2015 Richard wrote and directed an adaptation of Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio for Rabbit Bandini and Maker Studios. The resulting short film, RESPECTABILITY (2015), helped launch the JamesFrancoTV youtube channel. Next, Richard wrote a gritty action feature for Rabbit Bandini which was filmed in Dallas, KILL THE CZAR (2017). Currently, Richard is adapting and directing a Jack Kerouac book and preparing to direct THE COAST, a post apocalyptic feature set on Curaçao.

Richard studied painting at the University of North Texas and finished a MFA in directing at UCLA in 2015. An Edie & Lew Wasserman Fellow, he has received awards from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the Jim Morrison Memorial Fund and the Motion Picture Association of America. Raised in rural Texas, Richard has worked in film & TV in the art department since 2004. Married, Richard lives close to the beach with his wife and daughter.



  • Actors Anonymous

    Actors Anonymous (2016)
    Film (Drama) Art director The film adaption of James Franco's popular novel Actors Anonymous, exploring the lives of young actors in Hollywood, from the highs to the lows, to the lies and the heartbreak.

  • Flesh and Blood

    Flesh and Blood (2016)
    Film (Short, Action, Drama, Horror and 2 More) Production designer Seeking a refuge that may or may not exist, Max and her small family struggle to survive a desperate journey through the vast swath of apocalyptic infection that has destroyed their world.

  • Sensitivity Training

    Sensitivity Training (2016)
    Film (Comedy) Production designer A misanthropic woman is forced into sensitivity training at work and forms an unlikely friendship with the bubbly woman assigned to be her coach.

  • Family Unit

    Family Unit (2016)
    Film (Short, Drama and Family) Production designer A female inmate and her husband share a 3-day conjugal visit on prison grounds.

  • The Gulf

    The Gulf (2016)
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  • Wild Cards

    Wild Cards (2016)
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  • Copper Age

    Copper Age (2016)
    Film (Short and History) Director An elder hunter-gather struggles to survive as his body gives out.

  • John Hughes Ruined My Life

    John Hughes Ruined My Life (2015)
    Television (Comedy) Production designer A single woman raised on a steady diet of John Hughes' movies finds that, in this day and age, searching for her Jake Ryan is more like "Some Kind of Terrible."

  • Respectability

    Respectability (2015)
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  • Disaster Preparedness

    Disaster Preparedness (2014)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Production designer A hurricane racing toward their apartment pulls a couple out of their comfort zone and drops them squarely at the crossroads of commitment, disaster, and the art of being prepared.

  • What We Need

    What We Need (2014)
    Film (Short and Drama) Production designer Add a Plot »

  • Eat, Drink, Love

    Eat, Drink, Love (2013)
    Television (Reality-TV) Art director Single, successful, beautiful and connected to the restaurant and food industry in Los Angeles, these ladies take on the traditionally male-dominated industry in their own way as they juggle a world where business always mixes with pleasure. Written by Bravo!

  • Home

    Home (2013)
    Film (Short and Sci-Fi) Director The lonely human pet of two giant aliens escapes into the wild where she discovers that the grass isn't necessarily greener.

  • Peggy Sue

    Peggy Sue (2013)
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  • By the Pool

    By the Pool (2012)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Family and Romance) Cinematographer Toby faces the fear of talking to the beautiful Tina.

  • The Nerdist

    The Nerdist (2011)
    TV Movie (Talk-Show) Art director Based on the popular Nerdist blog and podcast, Nerdist creator and Doctor Who superfan Chris Hardwick sits down with comedian and chat show host Craig Ferguson and Doctor Who's Matt Smith for this half hour special where they chat on all things nerds love, from pop culture and news to tech trends and more. Written by Anonymous

  • Death Valley

    Death Valley (2011)
    Television (Comedy and Horror) Production Designer The Undead Task Force (a branch of the LAPD, formed when the San Fernando Valley was overtaken by zombies, werewolves and vampires) must continue to get rid of the monsters and contain them in the valley. While this occurs, scientists work to find out what caused the outbreak. A brave camera crew comes along for the ride. Written by

  • Extreme Weight Loss

    Extreme Weight Loss (2011)
    Television (Reality-TV) Art director ABC's Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition is a new weight loss show for anyone who has 200 pounds or more to shed. In this trans-formative new experience, we bring the tools and tips to change your life straight to you! Each week, follow along with each of the 8 participants as our expert trainer, Chris Powell, shows up in their home and at their work to provide invaluable lessons in safe weight loss and healthy living. After 12 months of intensive guidance, their progress will be revealed and at the conclusion of each journey lives will be forever changed from the inside out. Super trainer, Chris Powell is taking on the challenge with motivation and grace -- and he's got the chops. Written by Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition

  • Marcel's Quantum Kitchen

    Marcel's Quantum Kitchen (2011)
    Television (Reality-TV) Art director In each episode, Marcel and his new catering and event company will be hired by a demanding client to produce an extraordinary celebration or event. Based on the client's requests, Marcel will dream up a theme and cuisine for the event, which range from a fairytale graduation party and a Goth-rock fashion show to a birthday dinner held on a platform suspended in mid-air. Written by Anonymous

  • Seducing Cindy

    Seducing Cindy (2010)
    Television (Reality-TV) Art director Add a Plot »

  • Friday the 13th

    Friday the 13th (2009)
    Film (Horror) Greensman A group of young adults set up tent near the abandoned summer camp where a series of gruesome murders are said to have taken place back in 1980. The perpetrator was a grieving mother, driven insane by the drowning of her child, Jason, whom she believed was neglected by the camp counselors. As legend has it, the last survivor of the attacks beheaded the woman. But then Jason came back, and now he is a vengeful and inexorable killer, wielding crossbows, swords, axes and other sharp instruments. The legend proves horribly true, as these campers quickly discover. Six months later, the brother of one of those campers distributes posters of his missing sister. The police believe she took off with her boyfriend; but he knows better. The brother crosses paths with an uptight young rich guy who is having his girlfriend and friends over at his parents' cabin. The brother ends up at the cabin himself just before his sister's attacker sets upon them all. Written by J. Spurlin

  • Friday Night Lights

    Friday Night Lights (2008)
    Television (Drama and Sport) Greensman In the small town of Dillon, Texas, one night matters: Friday Night. Eric Taylor has recently been hired as the head football coach for the Dillon High School Panthers, the town's pride and joy. Friday Night Lights displays the stress that the town gives the high school players to win, and the hope that the team gives to a small town, and how a team has its low points, its high points, and how they come together as a team on their way to victory. Written by Zac Abrams

  • Prison Break

    Prison Break (2007 - 2008)
    Television (Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery and 1 More) Set Carpenter Structural Engineer Michael Scofield turns himself in to the Fox River Penitentiary in order to break out his brother Lincoln Burrows, who is on death row for the murder of the Vice President's brother. But Lincoln was set up by some of the Company (an agency formed by corrupt government officials) guys, headed by General Jonathan Krantz. Michael breaks out from Fox River with his brother Lincoln and other convicts. Written by Jyoti


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