Richie Keen

Richie is WGA award winning writer and director who actually started in front of the camera, starring in dozens of sitcoms and national commercials. Shortly after he became one of Hollywood's top acting coaches and then delved into directing. His 2006 short, Hooked, premiered at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in 2006 and garnered a lot of attention.

A resident director on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Keen has also directed TV series such as Mixology, New Girl, Sirens, To Love With Your Parents For The Rest of Your Life, Franklin & Bash, and the entire second season of Important Things with Demtri Martin. He also won the WGA award for "outstanding achievement in writing original new media" for Aim High, a show about a high school aged hitman.

Keen has also done viral work for Funny or Die, Break, and Youtube, working with actors such as Topher Grace and Kate Bosworth. Has worked on commercial campaigns for Jeep, Mastercard, and XBOX. In between commercials, Richie has recently directed the upcoming feature "Fist Fight" with Ice Cube and Charlie Day, as well as Shameless with William H. Macy, Comedians with Billy Crystal, Angie Tribeca for TBS, and the pilot for TV Land's Teachers.