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Richard Lopez

Associate Professor
Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema

Location: 540 25 Washington Ave, Brooklyn NY, 11205
Phone: 718.237.3410 ext1024
Fax: 718.237.3419

Rick Lopez is a filmmaker-hyphenate... a showrunner, a producer, a director, cinematographer, lighting designer and head of the production workshops at Feirstein.

He was a director on the Emmy nominated, History Channel mini-series, The World Wars. As director of photography for The Men Who Built America, another 8 hour mini-series for the History Channel, he earned a primetime Emmy nomination. Some of his other recent shows include American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story, for Amazon, and Season 1 of The Roman Empire: Reign of Blood for Netflix.

He has lensed dozens of concerts including Alicia Keys, Norah Jones, Mariah Carey, Harry Connick, Jr., Florence and the Machine, and the Jonas Brothers.

Before embarking on a career in TV, López was Executive Director of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus in Washington, DC. He holds a BA in history and economics from the University of Michigan, an MA in American history from Stanford University and an MFA in film at Columbia University

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