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DARK ENERGY SIGN RICHARD HUNTER
9 February 2021

Dark Energy Films have signed London-based talent Richard Hunter for UK representation.

The comedy writer and director learned his trade on no-budget shoots and documentary projects, which shows in his resourceful style and performance-driven work. He's known for his versatile and inquisitive films, which mine the quirks of human behaviour with entertaining results.


With over a decade of experience in the commercial world, Hunter's reel is replete with standout pieces for major brands across the UK and beyond. Yet advertising isn't the only string on his bow - his narrative short films have also received numerous awards and widespread critical acclaim.

2020's 'Skeletons', for example, is great demonstration of Hunter's ease with actors. He draws a darkly funny and oddly moving performance from lead actress Carrie Cohen, who gains a strange companion when her husband commits murder in their home.


As Hunter continues to develop his storytelling skills further, Dark Energy are delighted to welcome him into the fold. Executive producer Anna Allgrove says: "We're thrilled to have Richard join the roster. He’s a great talent and his breadth of work in the comedy genre is seriously impressive!"

You can see more of Richard Hunter's work here at his Dark Energy page. For more information, get in touch with Anna Allgrove at annaallgrove@darkenergyfilms.com or on 07855 406 650.

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