Head of Production & Creative Director
Richard is a BAFTA award-winning producer, possessing over 25 years’ experience in children’s television and animation. In 1984 he helped set up and run Ealing Animation, with the studio producing a raft of programmes for all major terrestrial broadcasters in the educational and entertainment markets.
As producer, Richard was responsible for assembling the creative teams and managing the finance and schedules for all the programmes, spanning small graphic ‘stings’ or long running series, including the pilot for Bob the Builder. In 1993, he was awarded a BAFTA in the Best Children’s Television Programme category. He went on to receive several BAFTA nominations and another four BAFTA awards for children’s entertainment. Richard has worked at all levels of children’s television, and has gained a precise understanding of the family entertainment audience. He joined Komixx Entertainment in 2007 to develop the company’s creative slate of programmes.