·WRITER / CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Richard Gorodecky is an independent writer, creative director and filmmaker.
As a writer and creative director he honed his skills for eight years at Wieden & Kennedy, Amsterdam, then founded and ran the branded content agency Amsterdam Worldwide for another eight. He has won over sixty industry awards including a Cannes Gold Lion, the Grand Prix at Eurobest, and a Silver Effie. He has been featured in a number of books and publications and a selection of his work is in the permanent collection at Museum for Art and Craft in Hamburg.
As a director/filmmaker his recent documentary The River Man won Best Documentary at Lift-Off Film Festival Amsterdam, Best Documentary at Lift-Off Film Festival Sydney and Best Short Documentary at Carmarthen Bay Film Festival. It was shortlisted for the Grand Prix and Best Documentary at Cork Film Festival, and was a Finalist for Best Short at Big Sky Film Festival and Kinsale. It was broadcast on RTE2 and was given Critics Choice in The Sunday Times. His new film - Little Shit, is scheduled for release early 2017. Richard was short-listed in 2015 for Best International New Director at Kinsale.
Lift-Off Film Festival. Sydney.
Winner of Best Documentary. 2016
Lift-Off Film Festival. Amsterdam.
Winner of Best Documentary. 2016
Carmarthen Bay Film Festival.
Winner of Best Short Documentary. 2016
Kinsale. Shortlist for Best Short Documentary 2016
Fastnet Film Festival. Official selection. 2016
NYC Independent Film Festival. Official selection. 2016
AMDOC. American Documentary Film Festival.
Official selection. 2016
Irish Film Festival Boston. Official selection. 2016
Big Sky Film Festival. Finalist Best Short. 2016
UK Film Festival. Official selection. 2016
Kinsale. Shortlist for
Best International New Director 2015.
Cork Film Festival. Shortlist for Grand Prix and
Best Doc 2015
Indie Cork Film Festival. Official selection. 2015
Clare Island Film Festival. Official selection. 2015
Kinsale. Shortlist Cinematography. 2015
World Luxury Awards. Gold. 2014
Epica Awards. Bronze. Publication design. 2013
Vimeo Staff Pick. 2012
Short Of The Week Awards. Best branded. 2012
Contagious Magazine. Most Contagious Video 2011
Eurobest. Bronze. Publication. 2011
One Show. Bronze. Interactive. 2011
Creative Review. The Annual. 2011
Eurobest. Grand Prix. Design 2010
Cannes. Gold Lion. 2010
Cannes. Titanium Lion. Shortlist. 2010
Cannes. Shortlist x4. 2010
EFFIE. Silver. 2010
Art Directors Club NY. Silver. Interactive. 2010
Creative Review. The Annual. 2010
Tomorrow Awards. Shortlist. 2010
Art Directors Club NL. Silver. Integrated. 2010
Art Directors Club NL. Shortlist. Art Direction. 2010
One Show. Merit. Design. 2010
Communicator Award. Gold. Integrated. 2010
Communicator Award. Silver. Film/Animation. 2010
Communicator Award. Gold Integrated. 2010
Eurobest. Bronze. Social Media. 2009
The Mobius Award. Best In Show. New Media. 2009
The Mobius Award. First Place. Social Media. 2009
Meribel. Cyber Crystal for Viral Marketing. 2009
Media & Marketing Awards. Winner. Integrated. 2009
Art Directors Club NL. Silver. Integrated. 2009
The Webby Awards. Honoree. Integrated. 2009
International Automobile Advertising. Grand Prix. 2009
Meribel. Cyber Crystal. 2008
Eurobest. Bronze. Interactive. 2008
The Dutch Design Awards. Winner. 2008
Cannes. Titanium. Short list. 2008
The Webby Awards. Honoree. Branded Content. 2008
Creative Review. The Annual. 2008
Cannes. Short list. Film. 2006
Cannes. Short list. Film. 2004
Epica Awards. 2004
Creative Review. The Annual. 2003
Art Directors Club. Bronze. Print. 2003
Art Directors Club. Bronze. Print. 2002
Art Directors Club. Bronze. Print. 2001
INTEL - VISUAL LIFE - JOGJA HIP HOP FOUNDATION
Branded content, event, competition and a whole lot of stuff for the global launch of the Core i5 chip.
ONITSUKA TIGER - TANSU (case study)
One example from the Made Of Japan campaign that ran for 10 years.
ASICS - LEFT AND RIGHT
We invited the most influential style bloggers in the world on a treasure hunt. And they came.
PERNOD RICARD - ARARAT (case study)
Ararat was a film based on an Armenian legend for Pernod Ricard's Arart Brandy
ARARAT - FULL FILM - 19'27"
SONY - 2in1
One of a series of films created for Sony to explain the role of a 2in1 computer in your life.
CHEVROLET AVEO - DOWNTOWN
An old one now, but I still love it. European launch of the Chevrolet Aveo.
ONITSUKA TIGER - ZODIAC RACE
An unhinged tribute to the story of the Japanese Zodiac.
FEADSHIP - THE PERSUIT OF DREAMS
An attempt to capture the mindset of the builders of the greatest yachts in the world.
THE RIVER MAN. Documentary
A fated love story between a man and a river. www.seetheriverman.com
PORTRAIT OF A SCIENTIFIC REBEL. Brand content
A mini-doc about the controversial and challenging founder of Perricone MD - Dr. Nicholas Perricone