Richie Adams is an award-winning filmmaker who cut his teeth as a title designer (‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith,’ ’Babel,’ ‘Ad Astra’) under the mentorship of legendary title designer, Richard Greenberg (’Alien,’ ‘Untouchables,’ ‘The Matrix’), and since 2005, under his own company banner, Louisiana-based River Road Creative.
River Road Creative is a boutique live-action studio delivering design and related services for film and television and directing/producing award-winning commercials, including an EMMY® nomination.
As a title designer, Adams has worked with many of the great players in the motion picture industry, including Alejandro González Iñárritu, David Frankel, James Gray, and newcomers like Ryan Coogler, for whom Adams designed/produced titles and special graphic sequences for the Sundance Grand Dramatic winning ‘Fruitvale Station,” and Coogler’s follow up hit, ‘Creed.’
As a film director, Richie’s recent narrative feature ‘Of Mind and Music,’ starring Joaquim De Almeida, Aunjanue Ellis and 2017 Oscar-Nominated Ruth Negga, received numerous audience and juried awards on the film festival circuit, as well as a Best New Director nomination for Adams at the Vancouver International Film Festival.
Adams is the co-writer, director, and producer of ‘AMERICAN,’ an award-winning, critically-acclaimed short film starring George Takei and Leonardo Nam, and is currently involved in the development of several feature film projects, including writing an original script on the life-story of one of the NFL’s most lauded Hall-of-Fame quarterbacks and an adapted screenplay based on the novel, ‘The Road Dance.’