Frederic Richter is Director of Development at Tradition Pictures, an LA-based production company focused on bringing stories alive that need to be told in film, TV and other media. He has worked on TV shows for Showtime, The History Channel and The Investigation Discovery Channel. Frederic has worked as a Story Analyst and consultant for numerous production companies and financiers, including QED International, Black Label Media, Covert Media and The Black List. As a writer, his screenplay APPEARANCES won 1st place in the Slamdance Screenwriting Competition. His script, BLIND, co-written with Joe Novoa, is in pre-production with Parallax (Sally Hibbin) producing. Another feature he wrote and is producing, AFPAK, is currently in development with independent producers.
Frederic has worked as a writer, producer and consultant on a number of other independent feature film projects in development and pre-production. His AFI thesis film, MACHSOM, was screened at over twenty-five festivals, and won numerous grants and awards. He was always a history nerd and studied history, film, and literature at Sarah Lawrence College. He was a screenwriting Fellow at The American Film Institute (AFI) where he earned his MFA. He has taught classes on screenwriting, film history and the entertainment industry at Sarah Lawrence College, NYU, Mercy College and The Ghetto Film School. He is a Teaching Artist at The Ghetto Film School, an Instructor at NYU SPS, The Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence and The International Film Institute. He is on the Alumni Board at Sarah Lawrence College, and the Board of the Hollywood Radio Television Society - Associates N.Y.
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