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Richard Lennon

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Richard is an award-winning Filmmaker (Director / Cinematographer / Writer / Producer / Editor), Musician (Composer / Performer / Producer), Actor, and University Teacher, with a career spanning decades and continents. From 2009 until 2016 Richard taught filmmaking at New York University at Tisch School of the Arts (Dublin, Ireland and New York) and NYU Abu Dhabi. Prior to his service at NYU, his studies included film theory and production as well as music education and performance at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. Richard has been a union actor (SAG and AFTRA) since age three. His resume includes award-winning films (feature, documentary, short & music video), gallery installation films, music videos, session and stage musician credits, as well as a Grammy Award for scholastic group performance. 

Richard currently teaches Acting For Camera and Behind the Lens courses at the Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin.

Recently, Richard has been awarded grants from The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media; Kildare County Council; and Kildare's Short Grass Film Bursary for new work.

Also, Richard took home the Best Music Video Award at the 2022 Dublin International Short Film and Music Festival for his music film for Christian Wethered's song "La Madeleine." The video was also an Official Selection at the Prague Music Video Awards 2022 and the Disappear Here Film Festival 2023.

Richard recently received a "Best Score" nomination for his original music score for the short film The Burning at Ballymanny at the Dublin International Short Film and Music Festival 2023.

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Richard's Reel

Richard's Scoring Sampler

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