Richard L. Jefferies (born March 1956) is an American screenwriter, film producer, film director and editor. He wrote and executive produced Cold Creek Manor. He was a screenwriter on Tron Legacy for Disney Studios and directed the 2008 Syfy Original film Living Hell. Jefferies is partners with writer/director/producer Ethan Wiley in transmedia production company Wiseacre Films.
Jefferies' father was a movie theater manager. He studied from 1974 to 1978 at California Institute of the Arts. Together with Mark Kirkland he won a Student Academy Award for his animated short film Fame about a song by David Bowie. After his studies he founded New Hollywood Inc. together with David Koenigsberg, Osvaldo Zornizer and Mark Kirkland.
- 1982: Blood Tide
- 1984: Action Impossible
- 1988: 14 Going on 30
- 1988: Scarecrows
- 1992: The Vagrant
- 1995: Man of the House
- 2003: Cold Creek Manor
- 2007: Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
- 2008: Living Hell
- 2010: Tron: Legacy
- 2012: Elf-Man
- Cancelled: adaptation of Dean Koontz's novel The Bad Place
- Cancelled: Sonic the Hedgehog: Wonders of the World
- Richard Jefferies: The Secret to My Lack of Success at wordplayer.com
- Burbank International FilmFestival 2011 Archived 2016-06-05 at the Wayback Machine at burbankfilmfestival.org, page 12
- David Koenigsberg at the-cosmic-forces.net
- Rehfeld, Nina: Fortsetzung folgt und folgt und folgt at Spiegel Online November 7, 2011
- Ferrante, Anthony C. (May 1992). "The Vagrancies of Scriptwriting". Fangoria (112): 40–43.
- Owen, Luke (July 6, 2018). "The Sonic the Hedgehog Movie That Never Got Made". Kotaku. Retrieved July 7, 2018.
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