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"Double Tide" at MoMA                                      

November 11th - 17th, 2010 

this film by artist Sharon Lockhart, photographed
by Richard Rutkowski, has also screened at Kunsthaus Graz,
Austria and at the Hammer Museum in Los Angleles.

New York Times critic's pick:


"KOOL: Dancing In My Mind"                       

premieres on Sundance Channel in November

a moving tribute from theater director Robert Wilson to his friend and collaborator, Japanese dancer and choreographer Suzushi Hanayagi.  
Directed by Rutkowski and Wilson, this short film sources new material and creatively structured archival montage to tell a compelling story of collaboration and loss.

Sundance Channel link


"The Last Lullaby"                                          

premiere in Shreveport, Louisiana on May 1st

This film was shot in and around Shreveport and stars Tom Sizemore and Sasha Alexander.  It will play throughout the weekend at the Regal Cinemas on the Louisiana Boardwalk.  Jeffrey will conduct Q&A sessions at all screenings from May 1st to the 3rd.

Click here to read online review

Hot Set! This photo from a recent shoot for an upcoming feature film from by Wes Craven.

photo by Nicole Rivelli


premiere at the Vienna Secession Museum

artist Sharon Lockhart's film "Lunchbreak" premiered in November, 2009 as a major installation at the Secession Museum in Vienna, Austria.  This film, shot by Richard Rutkowski, was a selection of the 2009 Sundance Film festival and the 2010 Berlin Film Festival.

Click here to read Art Forum review

A group of photographs taken on and just after September 11th was shown at the annual meeting of the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia. The keynote speaker was John Lehman, a former Secretary of the Navy and a member of the 9/11 Commission.

Click here to view photographs

"America Brown" has won the Audience Award for Best Film at the 2004 Montreal Film Festival.

"See This Movie" has won the Best Feature Award at the 2004 Malibu Film Festival.

Laura Colella's feature "Stay Until Tomorrow" has won the Best Independent Feature Award at the New England Film Festival.

The film "Homework" was profiled in the summer films issue of Res Magazine.


Click here to view an online reprint.

A new demo reel which features both commercial and feature film clips is now available on DVD.

To request this reel call the Jacob and Kole Agency at 323 460-4767.

"Homework" has been awarded the Grand Jury Prize for best feature at the 2004 Slamdance Film Festival . This film was directed by Kevin Asher Green and produced by Anthony Katagas and Callum Greene.

"Persons of Interest", a documentary about the thousands of individuals held without charges in US prisons after 9/11, was screened in competition at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. This film was directed by Alison Maclean and Tobias Perse and produced by Larry Connor for The Documentary Campaign.

Interview with the Assassin won the Jury Prize for Best Feature Film (US production) at the 2003 Avignon Film Festival.



Richard has received an Honorable Mention for his work by the Camera Club of New York and will be participating in the Camera Club of New York 2003 National Photography Exhibition at Lowenherz Gallery.



Here are two photos taken on a recent scouting trip in Brooklyn. Over the years I have gotten more and more into Polaroid photography using a very old retrofitted Land Camera. In the beginning I was shooting Polaroid 667 stock exclusively for exposure checks on set, but these shots are done on Fuji 100C daylight stock and I love the muted colors and strong shadow tones.