In 2022, after 15 years of freelancing in the movie biz, Deborah Richards completed her first feature film as a writer & director, Move Me No Mountain. She channeled her idol, film director Stanley Kubrick, by adding cinematography and editor to her duties.
Move Me No Mountain is in the late stages of post production and is gearing up for an exciting 2023 release and international Film Festival Run.
Ms. Richards and her team are currently in-production of her second feature film, Shaken and Stirred, a documentary.
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Is an exciting new documentary about the underground world of competitive Flair Bartending.
Shaken and Stirred follows the journey of three professional flair bartenders from Las Vegas at the top of their game as they prep for the big competition in Florida.
Intercut with interviews and dazzling displays of Flair skills from the most influential bartenders around the world. These legends discuss the history, status and future of the art.
Shaken and Stirred 2023 | Feature Documentary | 90 mins | in-production
Move Me No Mountain 2022 | Fictional Feature Drama| 80 mins | in-post
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When successful real estate agent, Jenna Anderson, can no longer deal with the crushing guilt of her daughter’s death, she voluntarily walks out of society to live rough on the streets of Sin City, Las Vegas.
Move Me No Mountain stars Cat Lellie from Sundance festival's The Evening Hour and Hulu's hit show Dope Sick. Legendary on air QVC host, Staci Dickerson, MMA fighter Dave-the-Pain-Train-Mazany and Nic Roylance from Netfilx's Florida Man are a few of the faces to watch for in this eclectic and ensemble cast.
Move Me No Mountain is in the late stages of post production and is gearing up for an exciting 2023 international Film Festival Run.
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Written and Directed by Adrian Leon, this thriller was Deborah Richards first feature film as a VFX artist or colorist.
An anti-social sound designer with retrograde amnesia discovers a string of murders in his building but when the carnage triggers memories of his mysterious past, he races to stop the killer before losing those he loves most.
Kin Dread 2022 | Fictional Feature Thriller | 94 mins | in-distribution
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Dark Lights 2020 | Fictional Short Horror| 10 mins | in-distribution
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Dark Lights is a sexy sci-fi cyber noir grind house set against a backdrop of Las Vegas's most glamorous intimate spots and its seediest downtown back alleys.
After completing an amazing 2021 Festival Season taking honors in over 60 international film festivals, it is now available as part of the Feature Film anthology, The United States of Horror. Each short represents a different State in the union with Dark Lights not only opening the show but representing Ms. Richards home state, Nevada.
Narrated by Doug Bradley (Pin-Head from Hellrasier), The United States Of Horror is out now streaming on Tubi.com
In 2019 Deborah Richards crewed up for her first $50 million live event, The Electric Daisy Carnival. A three day celebration of electronic music that brings 400k party goers to Las Vegas each year.
As part of as team of editors Deborah Richards worked to cut and shape the live stream on location.
Since then Ms. Richards has developed a taste for large scale music events and has worked as a key editor for EDC (2022 - Las Vegas), Out Side Lands (2022 - San Francisco), Life is Beautiful (2021 - Las Vegas), and Out Side Lands (2021 - San Francisco).
The fast paced intense environment suits Ms. Richards style. In her own words 'It's like running away and joining the circus for the weekend.'
EDC 2019 | Live Streaming Music Festival | 3 Day | in-distribution
BOY MEETS GIRL 2015 | Sci-Fi Short| 12 mins | Film School
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The short that launched Deborah Richards career... Boy Meets Girl was made for $300 and was produced by Ms. Richards as a class project while at Film School, CSN, Nevada.
It went on to win four Southwest production Emmys® in the student category in 2016 for Best Short, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Editing.