Richard J. Sullivan

Richard J. Sullivan

Specific Somewhere Productions
Screenwriter, Script Consultant, Producer, Director, Photographer (Still) and Videographer

Los Angeles, California

Member Since:
November 2012
Last online:
1 week ago
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About Richard

Born in NYC, raised in NJ, now living in CA. BFA in Film Production, School of Visual Arts, New York.

Specializations: Narrative Short/Feature Film, Commercials, Promotional Videos, Sketch Comedy, Social Media, Interviews, Music Videos, Sporting Events, Live Music Performances, and other live events; Screenplay/Story Consultant services (Conceptualization, Writing, Development, and/or Rewriting).

"Subterranean Love" (2013), Producer, Official Selection of:
—Milan International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema (November 2015)
—Depth of Field International Film Festival (January 2015)
—Toronto International Short Film Festival; Toronto, Ontario (November 2014)
—Fort Myers Beach Film Festival; Fort Myers Beach, FL (April 2014)
—Big Apple Film Festival; New York, NY (November 2013)
—White Sands International Film Festival; Las Cruces, NM (September 2013)
—Philadelphia International Independent Film Festival; Philadelphia, PA (June 2013)

Unique traits: Screenwriting, Screenplay & Story Consultation (Conceptualization, Development, and/or Rewriting), Dialogue, Directing Actors, Producing, Live Music Videography



  • Subterranean Love

    Subterranean Love (2013)
    Film (short) by Subterranean Films LLC / Dir. Robert Haufrecht (Drama, Fantasy, Romance and Short) Producer Two lonely people, with personal baggage, on separate evenings out - on the same street in Greenwich Village, she with a friend, he alone, end up on the subway platform where an old Eastern European woman plays rueful accordion music (she becomes a muse/cupid). They get into the same subway car and from there surreptitiously observe each other and submerge themselves in romantic fantasies (black and white). They never speak and she, just before exiting the train, has one last 'fantasy kiss' on the train, ending their 'romance.' Haunting accordion music and subway imagery add a fine subtlety to the romance and mystery.

  • Holding the Summer Sun

    Holding the Summer Sun (2012)
    Film (short) by Specific Somewhere Productions | Dir. Richard J. Sullivan (Comedy, Drama and Short) Screenwriter/Director/Producer Three New Jersey friends, Kevin (Ryan P.A. Walsh), Pete (Eddie Reynolds), and Brandon (Chris Demchak), are driving, but they are late for their destination. They drive, they talk, they argue, they laugh, but underneath is the question on all three of their minds: where are they going - or not going - in life?

  • The Last Time

    The Last Time (2011)
    Film (short) by Specific Somewhere Productions | Dir. Richard J. Sullivan (Comedy, Drama and Short) Screenwriter/Director/Producer/Editor James (Ryan P.A. Walsh) is a 25-year old screenwriter, living with his best friend Marc (Eddie Reynolds) in New York City. Ever the "tortured writer," James is newly sober and suffering from writer's block on his new screenplay. After a run-in - and night together - with his ex-girlfriend, Ava (Dana Sullivan), James begins drinking again. He attempts to use his demons to break through his writer's block and finish his screenplay - and maybe his relationship with Ava - for the last time. []

  • The Job

    The Job (2009)
    Film (short) by Specific Somewhere Productions | Dir. Richard J. Sullivan (Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller and 2 More) Screenwriter/Director/Producer/Editor It's just another night on the job... with hit man John Tempest (Eddie Reynolds). []

  • A Bullet in the Mind's Eye

    A Bullet in the Mind's Eye (2007)
    Film (short) by Specific Somewhere Productions (Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller and 1 More) Writer/Director/Producer/Editor Veteran hit man John Tempest (Eddie Reynolds) is assigned a job: to kill young Melissa Marquee (CJ Cain). However, Tempest soon learns that he is not the only one out to kill her; up-and-coming hit man Christian Cleric (Ryan P.A. Walsh) is coming for her too. What happens when two hit men are out to kill the same target? And maybe there's more to the assignment than either assassin thinks.... []

  • Poetic Irony

    Poetic Irony (2007)
    Film (short) by Specific Somewhere Productions (Comedy and Short) Screenwriter/Director/Producer/Editor/Actor A simple argument between two friends turns vicious... with tragic and hilarious results, bringing up questions about poetry, life, legacies, and immortality through art. []


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