Richard Gray (director)
|Occupation||Film director, Film producer|
Raised in Melbourne, Australia, Gray at age 15 began making short films and working in movie theaters in towns including Forest Hill and Chadstone, Victoria, eventually moving up to projectionist. He earned a bachelor's degree in film from The University of Melbourne's Victorian College of the Arts School of Film and Television in 2003.
After writing the script for the romantic drama Summer Coda in 2004, he spend six years developing and seeking financing for the feature while working in television, including producing and directing the Lifestyle Channel cooking show Stefano’s Cooking Paradiso, starring Stefano de Pieri. In 2005, the script was runner-up in the reality-television screenwriting competition Project Greenlight Australia. He eventually completed Summer Coda, which was released theatrically in 2010, and has gone on to make four additional features, primarily thrillers, through 2016.
- Summer Coda (2010, director)
- Mine Games (2012, director)
- Blinder (2013, director, writer)
- The Lookalike (2014, director, producer)
- Sugar Mountain (2016, director, producer)
- Broken Ghost (2018, director, producer)
- McMahon, Vanessa (9 June 2012). "'Mine Games' (2012); Interview with Richard Gray". FilmFestivals.com. Archived from the original on 16 October 2016. Retrieved 7 December 2016.
Coming from Melbourne I've been attending the festival [there] for over ten years.
- de Bruyn, Simon (2 August 2010). "MIFF2010: Richard Gray talks up his hot feature debut SUMMER CODA!". ScreenAnarchy.com. Archived from the original on 7 December 2016. Retrieved 7 December 2016.
- Toomey, Matthew (15 October 2010). "Talking with Director Richard Gray About 'Summer Coda'". TheFilmPie.com. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 7 December 2016.
- "Team". Yellow Brick Films. Archived from the original on 5 May 2016. Retrieved 7 December 2016.
- Miraudo, Simon (19 October 2010). "Interview – Richard Gray, 'Summer Coda'". Quickflix.com. Archived from the original on 7 December 2016. Retrieved 7 December 2016.
- "Summer Coda I/V". At the Movies with Margaret & David. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 20 October 2010. Archived from the original on 11 May 2016. Retrieved 7 December 2016. Archive of text portion only.
- Richard Gray on IMDb
- Richard Gray at AllMovie
- Mitchell, Simone (24 June 2010). "Naval gazing: More than six years in the making, an Australian film set amongst orange groves in Mildura finally gets its moment in the sun". The Sydney Morning Herald. Archived from the original on 3 July 2010. Retrieved 7 December 2016.
- Gingold, Michael (16 September 2014). "Q&A: Director Richard Gray Talks His Underground Horror 'Mine Games'". Fangoria. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 7 December 2016.