Richard is a Multi-Award Winning film and video games director, producer, designer and entrepreneur.
Richard has been an entertainment industry professional over a decade beginning his career with the Animation and Television company Calon then later going on to co-founding his own successful studio Wales Interactive in 2012.
In that time, he has worked on over 30 titles encompassing a wide variety of gaming platforms including PlayStation, Nintendo and Xbox achieving in excess of 3 million sales worldwide and counting.
He has a vast knowledge of all aspects of the film and games industry including development, marketing, publishing and distribution which has helped him become one of the leading video game entrepreneurs in the UK.
Best known for his work in the Interactive Movie genre with titles such as The Complex, Five Dates and The Bunker he has become an three time BAFTA Cymru winner in that time.
The success with the entertainment aspect has only been bolstered by his business acumen with over 50 awards under his belt including young Entrepreneur at South Wales Business Awards 2016 and South Wales Chamber of Commerce 2017 and the University of South Wales “Graduate of the Decade” for his successful entertainment industry career to date. Alongside this he was also recognized in 35 Under 35 best business men in Wales as well are garnering UK wide recognition becoming one of Develops 30 Under 30.
The Great British Entrepreneurs community is definitely providing an important role in the UK of not just championing and celebrating entrepreneurs’ but also connecting them. Enabling them to socialise, share ideas and knowledge, and even collaborate with each other.
David Banner & Richard Pring, Wales Interactive