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Richard Willett

Screenwriter

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Richard Willett was born in Hollywood but grew up in Vancouver, Canada. He spent several years as a playwright in New York City before recently returning to Los Angeles. His screenplay THE FLID SHOW was a semi-finalist in the 2013 Nicholl Fellowships competition (top 50 out of more than 7,000 scripts) and has been optioned twice, and his screenplay 9/10 was a Nicholl semifinalist in 2011 (top 30 out of almost 7,000 scripts) and an Austin Film Festival semifinalist in 2010. He has also been a Nicholl quarterfinalist (2014) and has second-rounded in Austin eight times. His stage plays have been presented off-off-Broadway and at theaters across the country. Other honors include an Edward F. Albee Foundation Fellowship; a Tennessee Williams Scholarship; grants from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation, and the New York State Council on the Arts (among others); designation as a finalist for the Sundance Screenwriters Lab; and showcasing with a featured screenplay in the IFP Market in New York. His plays TRIPTYCH, 2B, and THE FLID SHOW have all been published by United Stages.

my screenplays

9/10
Feature
Optioned
Script Avail
Tenerife
Feature
 
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Designated Drinker
TV Pilot
 
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The Flid Show
Feature
 
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Which Way the Wind
Feature
 
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In a Midnight Garden
Feature
 
 
The Not Ready for Prime Time Family
Feature
 
 

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