Richard Raymond is an award-winning British film director, who started his career at our base Pinewood Studios, working under Lord Richard Attenborough, Neil Jordan and Blake Edwards.
His short film, Souls of Totality won 12 International Film Festivals, including Best Grand Jury Award at Hollyshorts, Best Short Film of the Festival at Raindance, Best Film of the Festival at St. Louis and Most Popular Film at Rhode Island. Richard was also awarded a “Special Mention for Direction” at Edinburgh International Film Festival and Best Film of the Festival at New Renaissance, an Award previously only given to feature films.
His previous credits include Desert Dancer and A Million Eyes where Richard has directed actors such as Freida Pinto, Tom Cullen and Tatiana Maslany. In this interview, Nathan talks to Richard about his experience of working with actors, what they can bring to set and how to put themselves ‘out there’ and the importance of making friends with Casting Directors: How to Audition and Make Your Self Tape Shine – with Casting Director Ben Cogan