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Richard Uhlig

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Richard Uhlig -- Screenwriter, Producer, Young Adult Novelist.

Richard Uhlig is a screenwriter, producer, and young adult novelist. Uhlig co-wrote and co-produced the feature comedy Viva Las Nowhere, starring James Caan, Daniel Stern, and Patricia Richardson, wrote the feature thriller Kept, starring Ice T, and has several other projects in development. He also wrote, directed, and produced award-winning documentaries for PBS. Richard is also the author of two young adult novels, Last Dance at the Frosty Queen and Boy Minus Girl. Richard holds a B.A. from NYU and an M.F.A. in Screenwriting from the American Film Institute. In the spring of 2011 Richard received a grant to produce and direct his original short screenplay, Can't Dance, which stars Saturday Night Fever's Karen Lynn Gorney and Law and Order's Catherine Wolf. Can't Dance won Founder's Choice Award at the 2012 Queens World Film Festival, Best Fiction at the Short Sweet FilmFest, and was a Selected Finalist at the Feel Food Film Festival. The film was also an official selection of the New Hope Film Festival, TromaDance, D.C. Shorts, and Selected Shorts Film Festival. It aired on PBS in spring, 2014. The film is distributed by IndieFlix.  He is presently writing and directing My Kansas, a memoir/documentary for PBS. Richard’s latest novel, Mystery at Snake River, will be e-published by Wild Child Publishing in 2013. Richard's memoir/documentary, My Kansas, won Best Documentary, Best Director, and New York Filmmaker Award at the 2013 NYC Chain Film Festival.  His latest novel, Mystery At Snake River Bridge, earned a four-star review in the Portland Book Review.


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