Rick S. Mordecon
Rick S. Mordecon has been a Writer, Director and Producer for over 14 years. In that time he has written 8 screenplays, 4 stage plays, a novel and 3 scripted series. He has also directed and produced a variety of projects including live concert events for Ashford and Simpson as well as features and television specials for Jennifer Lopez, Jay-Z, Maya Angelou, Ludacris, The Def Poets, and DMX.
He has worked extensively as a music video director and producer creating music videos for Ghostface Killah, Def Poet Black Ice, Beanie Sigal, Helmet, DMX and British duo Orbital. His video for RUN, Ghostface Killah’s hit single was recently voted #68 of the best 100 videos of the last 10 years by Complex magazine.
His love of documentary format led him to produce and direct docs for Robert F Kennedy Jr, The New England Aquarium, LL.Cool J and American legal pioneer and treasure Eleanor Jackson Piel. He co-produced episodes of DMX’s television series, “Soul of a Man” and recently produced, directed and edited “I Am What I Am”, and “Ballroom 2.0” for PBS’ news magazine “In The Life”.
Other producing credits include “Ushers Project Restart” to aid victims of the Katrina and Rita disasters for BET, "Jay-Z-Fade to Black" for Universal and national spots for clothing manufacturer Etienne Aigner, Merck and Subway.
In 2008 he formed his new production company called TerraHouse Productions. He is currently working on a new music video, developing 3 of his films, Zero Hour, 16 Bars, and Chacho for production, and writing a scripted series for pay cable. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia.
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Rick S. Mordecon