Rich Burlingham is an accomplished writer/producer/director/photographer who has been working in film, television, video and live event production for over 25 years. A graduate of Southern Methodist University with a BFA in Video & Cinema and a BA in Psychology, Rich spent fifteen years working for Temerlin McClain Advertising writing and producing commercials and promotional video for national sponsors. Recently, Rich was Marketing and Development Manager for Community Access Partners of San Buenaventura in Ventura, CA, where this film got it's start. Rich is also freelance writer with over 200 commercial, corporate video, screenplays, live-event, public relations scripts and has contributed to several online and print publications, including CelebStaff Magazine, In The Fray and the Ventura Breeze. Rich also has directed some short films, talk shows and is in post production on his first feature documentary Brain Games: The Amazing Story of Academic Decathlon. Go to (www.YouTube.com/RichBurlingham). Rich is married to fundraising consultant Johanna and has a seven-year old daughter, Olivia, and a son, Avery, born January, 2008.