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Rickardo Beckles-Burrowes

Screenwriter, Script Editor, Production Assistant

Great Britain , London

Current Work Details

What I do

Screenwriting

Company

ink moves

Website

http://inkmoves.com/home/

Blog Feed

http://inkmoves.com/home/category/bio/

Where I work

I am an individual working from home

Technical Skills

Rickardo Beckles-Burrowes is a British born, London based writer who studied Media Studies, English Literature and a City and Guilds in Television and Video Techniques at Stanmore College (1992-1994). Followed by a BA degree in Media Production at The University of Bedfordshire (formerly known as Luton University 1994 1997). First feature length screen writing / directorial début was called ‘Noir Verité’ (1997) shown at the London Portobello Film Festival and the Naples Film Festival. Short film: PA/head runner ‘Who thief The Wedding Cake’ Feature films: sound assistant/boom operator – ‘Waiting for a Killer’ (2000) and a head runner and P.A / actor on ‘Nine Dead Gay Guys’ (2002). His first published poetry anthology (United Artists anthology inclusion & Ealing Council) is called ‘We’re Like Sheep’ (1998). His next poetry anthology is called ‘Smoking Butterflies’ (United Artist anthology inclusion – 2005). His third poetry anthology is entitled: ‘X’ (2012). All of the work Rickardo produces falls under his company: ink moves. Interact with ink moves via the Facebook company page, clicking on ‘like’ when visiting the Facebook company page and interact via the ink moves twitter feed. Rickardo has always been passionate about writing, media and the arts. He is a visionary constantly pushing creative boundaries in order to grow as an artist.

Resources / Expertise

Writing, Acting and Singing

Availability

Paid Work or Collaboration

Training

1992-1994

Stanmore College,
Media Studes (A-Level), B

1992-1994

Stanmore College,
City and Guilds in Television and Video Techniques, High Pass

1994-1997

Bedford University (Formerly, The University of Luton),
Media Production, BA, 2.1 with honours

2004-2004

The Method Studio (London),
Acting, Singing, Modules - PASS

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Films I wish I had made

The Age Of Innocence, The Grudge, No Country for Old Men, The Ring, Klute, All About Eve, Gilda, Bad Education, Silence of the Lambs

I cried watching

Kite Runner, Attonement, Magnolia, The Age Of Innocence, The Piano

I left the cinema during

Never happend...

Directors I love

Christopher Nolan, David Fincher, Ridley Scott, Martin Scorese, Ang Lee, Jane Campion

Actors I admire

Daniel Day-Lewis, Denzel Washington, Phillip Seymour-Hoffman

Writers I respect

Toni Morrison, Abi Morgan, Maya Angelou

My desert island discs

Labrinth - Earthquake, Brandon Flowers - Playing With Fire, Kings of Leon - Sex on Fire, Leona Lewis - I am You, Moloko - Statues, Snow Patrol - Run, Chasing Cars & Just Say Yes, Sam Sparro - Black & Gold, Kylie - I'm The One, Rick Ross - Teflon Don, James Blake - Overgrown, Puccini - Tosca

Books I have given my friends

The Shack

My death row meal

Pad Thai with Thai fish cakes washed down with a bottle of Laurent Pierre Rose Champange. Followed by a few shots of Belverdere.

The best thing I own

My determination and desire to create!

More about me

I am a Screenwriter creating unexpected stories and characters bridging the gap between art and being commercial. I have has always had a passion for the media and the arts, which came from acting in the theatre when at school, and writing. I have gained experience in many areas within the media, as well as in each stage of production. I am talented, hard working, creative, passionate and enjoy challenges. Most of all I am an artist who aims to grow within the theatre, film, literature and the media.

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16/02/08

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My Work & Credits

  • The Sleepless Man

    My role: Writer

    Format
    unspecified
    Production company
    TBC
    Category
    Feature
  • End My Days

    My role: Writer

    Format
    unspecified
    Category
    Feature
  • Charlie and Fisher

    My role: Writer

    Format
    unspecified
    Category
    Feature
  • Pinned Under Glass

    My role: Writer

    Format
    unspecified
    Category
    Feature
  • What He Made Me

    My role: Writer

    Format
    unspecified
    Category
    Feature
  • Marked

    My role: Writer

    Format
    unspecified
    Category
    Short
  • Bond Darkly

    My role: Writer

    Format
    unspecified
    Category
    Feature

My Actor Details

Casting Details

 

Appearance

Playing Range

25-35

Sex

Male

Ethnicity

Black / African American / Afro-Caribbean

Hair colour

Black

Eye colour

Brown

Height

6'2"

Build

Medium

Location

Based in

London - England

Country of origin

London - England

Willing to work in

Europe, America, Canada and Asia

Skills

Native Accent

English / London

UK Accents

London based

Languages

English, German

Singing Skills

Soprano, Alto, Tenor

Dance Skills

Street, Modern

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