Inventive, creative, and innately
intuitive, Alison Richards is an ideasgenerator. Resourceful
and solution minded, able to withstand unreasonable deadlines,
soothe unruly clients and avert potential disasters.
Founder/creator of the Film Co-Op, a hybrid of
traditional studio and independent production houses.
Alison has produced and directed award-winning documentaries,
feature films, commercials, and music videos. F-Stops, her first
feature film, won the Remi Award Houston at Worldfest and in
Cannes for cinematography. Her documentary on teens and drunk
driving, Every 15 Minutes, is viewed statewide by California
high school students.
Dedicated to producing and directing socially and globally
responsible programming. Alison
teacher, lecturer at UCLA, USC, LA Film School, SAE
Institute in Dubai.
Alison introduced the Middle East
to Women in Film & Television (WIFT) by forming an international
chapter in Dubai, UAE.
Ms Richards specializes in several cross platform,
multimedia, interactive, branded entertainment experiments,
(Transmedia) as well as developing several feature film properties.
She collaborates through the magic of the Internet
with global experts.
Alison teamed up with academics, governments,
philanthropists and creative entities to develop a unique educational
program which will bring much need training and "reel-life"
experience for youth in rural South Africa.
June 2010 her feature, Bare Knuckles, an award
winning portrayal of a mother fighting for her independence
and her family, was released by Image Entertainment and gaining a cult following.
Alison produced an environmental
interactive experience which inspired many Metro Vancouver residents to "Be the change"