Dickie is a true talent. He's a SAG-AFTRA Member, Director, Recording Academy Member, D.P. Producer, Consultant & Screenwriter, Studio owner, Label owner. Dickie is one of the hottest and most sought after producers in music, film & television.
Rich Skinner aka Dickie Skinz is a force that compels, captivates and inspires. In the entertainment machine that often specializes in prefabricated stars and neatly wrapped packages that look the right way, Dickie growls at the majors as he proves independent is the way to go. What makes Dickie so special? His work ethic, the skills, his quest for knowledge, his pure hustle and essence. The way he commands attention behind the camera, on the stage, in the studio or on the silver screen or television.
In his spare time he has managed to work on over 65 films and network TV shows. Considered by many industry insiders as one of the top talents to watch in both Hollywood and the music business.
Dickie is directing Hurricane Chasers in New England.
Dickie is also in pre production and development for his TV series Dorchester, A Swing Thats Pure and Justus For Us. He's also directing additional movies this year Broken Raven starring Survivorman Les Stroud, Left For Dead & Caught Up starring Leon. He's developed, produced and filmed multiple reality series this year.
Some of the talent he has worked with include Oscar winner Ben Affleck. Movie greats Ethan Hawke, Mark Ruffalo, Brian Goodman, Christopher Walken, Sticky Fingaz, Amanda Peete and more. He has been on Showtimes Brotherhood, NBC Medium, CBS Waterfront.
Musically he has been compared with the likes of Timberland, The RZA, Kanye West, and Dr. Dre for his songwriting and production talent on both sides of the mixing board. Dickie is truly a triple threat. He has rocked hundreds of live shows all over the world. From clubs and arenas to festivals of 80,000. Skinz has opened for Run Dmc, Nas, Biggie, Das Efx, Big Shug, Jeru, Naughty By Nature, Onyx, House Of Pain / La Coka Nostra & many more. He was a nominee for a Boston Music Award for Hip Hop Producer of The Year. He has worked with Platinum producers & songwriters Malik Williams, Rich Cronin, Cappadonna, Sticky Fingaz, Devon Lima and more.
He has been working on numerous film and music projects all over North America. Skinz has been producing & writing for artists of every genre and walk of life. Credits from rock, rap, pop, country to jazz and everything in between.
He has been in the studio or on set working and producing with so many different artists. Some already platinum stars, some on the way there. From boy bands to the bad boys. From ESPN to FOX. From Boston to Hollywood.
Name: Rich Skinner
Known for: What Doesn't Kill You