RICHARD AKEL

Producer, writer & Partner

Richard is a dual New Zealand-American citizen, a graduate of Auckland University in New Zealand (law), Cambridge University in England (Master of Law), and the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA (Master of Arts/Film & TV). Before becoming a producer, he was lawyer who practiced in NZ and the US. He is a NZ Army veteran who has also been involved in civil rights and the anti-apartheid movement. Richard is currently developing/producing the following feature films and television series: The Berlin Doctor, Sky Warriors, American Othello, A Grand Affair, Pirate Queen, Drone Assassin, Children of the Long White Cloud, and others.