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Richard Philpott (t/a ZOOID) continues to act as a media consultant and independent filmmaker

Richard Philpott

Portrait of RichardRichard studied Fine Art at Oxford (1973-76) and has also remained active in painting, environmental sculpture, photography, film and television industries since 1976.

Author of a biographical study of the work of Vincent van Gogh, numerous articles on the (technological) history of cinema and has contributed occasional chapters and editorial research to a number of books.

Prior to establishing Zooid Pictures in 1984, worked as Head of the Picture Library at Camera Press, then freelance picture researcher for newspapers, magazines, film, television, exhibitions, multimedia, calendars, presentations and advertising, but his principal work has remained in educational publishing, photography and film.

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