After making a series of promos for broadcast channels, Richard Cousins’ award-winning career as a commercial
and television promotions director was launched. Over the years, Richard has honed his own brand of visual storytelling,
and now prides himself on his ability to craft a distinct sense of mood and place for each new project, no matter what the subject.
LOS ANGELES MOVIE AWARDS 2016
SAN FRANCISCO FILM FESTIVAL 2011
LONDON EVCOM AWARDS 2018
His passion for cinematography combined with his visual inventiveness has seen him win many awards, 5 for 'Best Director'. These awards include- Evcom London Awards (2018 & 2017), the UNDPI (United Nations) Special Gong award (2014), the New York Festival Advertising Awards (2013, 2012 & 2007), IVCA Awards (2013, 2012 & 2005), the Shark Advertising Awards (2007 & 2005), the Summit Creative Awards (2006).
Richard also won the prestigous John Brabourne New Talent Award (2011) and Best Director at the San Francisco Film Festival (2011) for his first short film Trailing Dirt.
Richard's latest short film is a powerful and moving WW1 drama called 'Waiting for Dawn'. The film has had great success on the festival circuit. Awards include - Best International Film (Catalina Film Festival 2015), Best Short Film ( Paragon Film Festival 2015), Best Narrative Film (California Film Festival 2015), Best International Film, Best Narrative Film and Best Director (Los Angeles Movie Awards 2016).
Waiting for Dawn trailer
"Richard Cousins is a brilliant live action director, full of energy, enthusiasm and good humour. Richard makes his colleagues and clients lives easier with his positive, can-do attitude, combined with his own natural creative talent"
- Gregory Millar (Creative Director at Turquoise Branding).
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