Richard Bennett is a former
comic book artist and current freelance
film concept and storyboard artist born in Uruguay.
broke into the comic book industry in 1990, penciling and inking
series for Continuity Comics
. In 1992, he began
freelancing for Marvel Comics
titles, then moving in
1994 to WildStorm Comics
, where he
worked on a wide variety of titles, including the Brass Mini-series
In 1997, he did background and character design work for the first
season of the animated Spawn HBO
A year later Bennett signed up to the full time program at the Art
Center College of Design in Padadena. This was between 1998 to
2003, graduating with a BFA in Illustration.
He continued his work in comics, video games, and films until 2000.
Other projects included keyframe sketches for the 2002 HBO movie
Live from Baghdad
and worked on
designs for the character of "Happy" for the 2003 independent film
. He also did conceptual
art for the CBS
produced by Ridley
Since then, Bennett has been a storyboard artist on such films as
AVP: Alien vs.
vs. Predator: Requiem
, Fantastic Four: Rise
of the Silver Surfer
, and most recently on J. J. Abrams
upcoming Star Trek film.
Since 2004, he's been working quite often with director David Fincher
to whom he provided work for the
and The Curious Case of
, as well as storyboards for Heineken
and Nike commercial spots.
Collaborations include also work with actor Gary Oldman
, actress Faye Dunaway
, and Digital Domain
director Brad Parker
with whom he collaborated on many TV
spots. He's currently woking on the upcoming "Tron 2" film.