Richard Arsenault is an award-winning filmmaker with extensive experience in film, television, and emerging media. His credits include #1 rated American Idol and the Ellen DeGeneres Show and his work has been seen on thousands of titles including the documentary for HBO’s Band of Brothers, and the movie Valkyrie, day-of-air shows EXTRA and Access Hollywood, classic TV including The Wonder Years, Sorority Life, Tyler Perry's The Haves and the Have Nots, House of Payne, For Better or Worse and classic films like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990), Beverly Hills Cop II, Tape Heads and The Wizard. He's worked alongside legends like Jim Henson and Stan Winston. He's interviewed stars from Bruce Willis to Elton John. And he was close friends to the director of The Empire Strikes Back, the late Irvin Kershner.
A graduate from U.S.C. School of Cinematic Arts, Richard has written, produced, and directed over 400 educational programs for public schools, and produced for NASA, international corporations like Yum! Brands and American Airlines, and Fortune 500 tech companies. Arsenault invented CustomPlay™ interactive viewing technology for educational DVDs and is on the forefront of A.I. technology in dynamic storytelling.