Friday, 07 October 2016
Presenter: Richard Morrison
Title: Working across time zones – UK service to Hollywood
Biography: Richard Morrison is a graphic designer, director/producer, feature film narrative consultant, photographer and motivational speaker/lecturer. Mentored by Maurice Binder, the mastermind behind the opening sequences for many of the early James Bond movies, creative director Richard is a specialist in the creation of film and TV title sequences and channel branding.
To date he has worked on more than 150 motion pictures, from cult to award winning blockbusters, including Batman, Quadrophenia, Welcome to the Punch, Sweeney Todd, HBO’s 2014 Emmy award nominee Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight, and the up-coming Jupiter Ascending. He has become a partner of choice for directors like Tim Burton, Ridley Scott, Eran Creevy, Hossein Amini, Morgan Spurlock, Stephen Frears and The Wachowski’s.
Abstract: Richard has international expertise of particular relevance to people who want to contribute to the global film and television industry while living outside the United States of America. For the past 30 years, Richard has worked with Hollywood, UK producers and media organisations elsewhere to design and produce titles, credits, logos and other visual statements. He has a developing profile as a photographer and has been exhibited in 2015 with more exhibitions planned. Students will refine their understanding of international practice at the highest levels and will have the opportunity to talk with Richard about their plans for the future and gain informed and independent advice.
Date: Wednesday, 12 October 2016
Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
Venue: ECU Mount Lawley Campus, Building 3, Room 3.251
Lunch will be provided.
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