Richard Bates, Jr.


Richard “Ricky” Bates, Jr. is a 2008 graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. He was the writer/director of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival cult hit Excision, 2014 Fantasia International Film Festival breakout, SUBURBAN GOTHIC and the 2016 Sundance Film Festival shocker, Trash Fire.

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