A Family Business

  • Director

    Richie Harrington

  • Country, Year, Length

    United States, 2023, 9:00

  • Category

    Narrative Short

  • Format


  • Festival Year


Film Screening & Ticket Information

When & Where to See this Film!

FAMILY BUSINESS: 7 films about blood and traditions.

April 23, 2024 @ 7:00PM • Kaufman Astoria Studios – Zukor Theatre

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When Brendan turns 18 he reaches out to his biological father for the first time with hopes of joining the family business: The Mob.


Richie Harrington, Director
Richie Harrington, Writer
Richie Harrington, Producer
Sean Ormond, Key Cast”Brendan”
Mike Hatton, Key Cast”Richard”

Director Biography

Richie Harrington grew up in Boston, Massachusetts and graduated from the University of Miami. He was studying to become a doctor when he had a quarter life crisis and decided to pursue his true passion of writing and directing film. After moving to Los Angeles, Richie started as an assistant at Rain Management Group for two TV Lit managers. He then worked as Michael Bay’s assistant during post production of Transformers 5 and preproduction of 6 Underground. After that, he served as David O. Russell’s creative executive on David’s latest feature film, Amsterdam, starring Christian Bale, Margot Robbie, and John David Washington.

Richie is currently directing and producing commercials for clients such as Disney, Meta, Supernatural, Jose Ole, Human Touch, and many more. His latest short film, The Men in White, premiered at the Culver City Film Festival, won the Neo Noir Film Award at the LA Neo Noir Film Festival, and was an official selection in the New York Psychedelic Film and Music Festival. He has several features, pilots, and other projects in development.

His inspirations include: Paul Thomas Anderson, The Coen Brothers, Gus Van Sant, Wes Anderson, Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, Darren Aronofsky, David Lynch, David O. Russell, John Carpenter, Edgar Wright, Tim Burton, Francis Ford Coppola, Stanley Kubrick, Sophia Coppola, David Cronenberg, and many others.