“I had the pleasure of representing Ric during my years at ICM. His grasp of story and dialogue are masterful.”
Nicole Clemens, President Paramount Television
RIC GIBBS is an author, filmmaker, and educator based in Los Angeles, where he has worked in the film and television industry for 25 years. He teaches television series development at UCLA Extension and at several international Universities and Media Programs.
Gibbs has written for such well known producers as Mark Wahlberg & Stephen Levinson, Jon Landau & James Cameron, Mel Gibson, Joel Silver, Gale Anne Hurd and Lawrence Bender. And for Paramount, Universal, Cinergi, USA Network, Fox, NBC and Warner Bros Television. He holds his MFA in film and television from Northwestern University and currently teaches in the Entertainment Studies program at UCLA, with a focus on developing original television series – an area of opportunity he calls, ‘the most exciting and dynamic storytelling of the new era.’
He is a Fulbright Specialist and visiting lecturer at several international universities, where he conducts workshops in all manner of storytelling and dramatic formats. In addition to his teaching and screen work, he has written two novels. His newest non-fiction work Quick, Where’s My Cape? is a practical guide to seeing how our most important story patterns – those we call myths – continue to express themselves in our creative work – and our everyday lives.
Credits in Motion Picture
Voltage Pictures, producer: Nicholas Chartier
THE ADVENTURES OF WYATT McHENRY
Paramount Studios, producers: Mark Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson, Mel Gibson/Icon
DAY OF THE DEAD
Ghost House Pictures, producers: Grant Curtis & Adi Hasak
Cinergi/Buena Vista/Disney, producer: Andrew Vanja
Universal Pictures, producer: Hal Lieberman
Independent, producer: Keri Selig
Credits in Television
LIFE WITHOUT BORDERS
“Ordinary people chasing extraordinary dreams” docu-drama in development.
NBC/Fox Television Studios, producers: Keri Selig & Craig Silverstein
Warner Bros Television, producer: Joel Silver
USA Television, producer Kate McCardle
THE SANTE & KENNY KIMES STORY
USA Television, producer Dara Cohen