Richard Tucci

Richard Tucci is an accomplished storyteller and technology project manager. An alumni of both Chapman and USC, he began producing documentaries, commercials, and music videos before he graduated. One documentary project he produced in 2005, WALK IN THE LIGHT, received critical acclaim and was chosen as official selection at over a dozen film festivals, and was distributed on BET Jazz as a half hour special in 2007.

After graduating, Tucci began his career working under Penny Marshall, where he worked on developing THE JOE FRAZIER STORY, as well as several other projects. He is also the founding partner in two tech startups, where he managed content and product.

Following his time there, Tucci worked as a freelance producer, working on several independent feature films. He was credited as Associate Producer on THIRTEEN MONTHS OF SUNSHINE, which is available for purchase at He also served on the Anjelica Huston film THE KREUTZER SONATA, which was distributed by Axiom Films in the UK, and by IFC Films in America.

Tucci also produced the horror feature VIRUS X, starring Sybil Danning. The film was ranked as one of the top 5 horror movies of 2011 by, and was distributed by Grindstone Entertainment and Lionsgate in the US.

Tucci has also worked on the producing staff for many reality TV shows. His first breakthrough was on the show HOW TO LOOK GOOD NAKED where he served as Associate Producer on the hit Lifetime Television show.

He also served as an associate producer on NEXT IRON CHEF which was distributed by the Food Network, and the TV special SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS WITH LEWIS BLACK, starring the infamous comedian, and distributed by The History Channel.

In 2009, he was able to transfer to Paramount Pictures, where he managed post-mastering workflows on Paramount Titles and Acquisitions, including US OF TARA, WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN, and the Sales Presentation Reel for the PARAMOUNT INTERNATIONAL MOVIES CHANNEL. He also supervised revenue for the department, as they rose from $12 million a year in revenue, to $19 million a year, and helped in that increase by working with new clients and opening up new workflows.

After leaving Paramount, he attained his PMP and CSM certifications, and has been a part of two other technology companies.