Rick began in the entertainment industry in the 70’s as a professional magician and aspiring musician. The last decade employed as a principle actor to Lucas Talent Inc., one of the oldest and largest artist management companies in Vancouver, B.C. Canada. He worked with Ang Lee on the Life of Pi, and supplied Motion Capture for EA Labs Hollywood blockbusters, Hercules, The Giver and Night at the Museum 3 just to name a few side projects.
Directing, producing and acting, along with his over 25 years experience in marketing and Information Technology, managing and consulting for clients across Canada, US and Bermuda, provides the perfect complement for lending his talents to others who wish to collaborate on projects. Past IT and marketing clients include, McDonald’s, ASUS, Royal Bank of Canada, Canada Bread, Visa 2010 Olympics, Telus, Exxon Mobil, ON Semiconductor, Degussa & Evonik Industries etc.
Severed Arts script, shoot, create monsters, craft makeup, and score epic movies for a high production value at extremely affordable costs.
Work with a professional cast and crew of industry experts. Our talent is recognized as being one of the best value for dollar, ultra low budget, film production companies in Vancouver.
We have been part of many successful award winning productions and horror is our specialty.
This Creature was designed by an illustrator, fabricated and makeup applied in approximately 36 hours for a 72 hour film race (not including casting the actors head).
A concept drawing turned into reality. A stitched heart or Severed Artery, made into a Hollywood North horror prop (see it come to life in the video section).
The illusions of Darkness will make you a believer.