Director / Scriptwriter
Rich Peppiatt is a Scottish RTS & BAFTA-winning writer & director working across film, TV and commercials.
His debut film, One Rogue Reporter, was distributed worldwide by Netflix & he has gone on to write over 25 hours of prime time television.
As the boundaries between different forms of motion picture content continue to blur Rich has been at the forefront of innovative storytelling collaborations with the likes of Google, the Guardian and Amazon, to name but a few.
He’s spoken about his work on the likes of BBC Radio 4, Channel 4 News, Newsnight, Sky News & Al Jazeera and written op eds for the Guardian, the Independent, Total Politics and more.
He continues to work with leading agencies and production companies whilst developing the portfolio of Naughty Step, the company he co-founded in 2014.
In 2018 he released two short films, Backseat Driver & Grounded. To date they have screened at festivals including the London Short Film Festival, Stockholm, Emden-Norderney, Fastnet, Omaha, Crystal Palace & Kerry.
Grounded was awarded Best Screenplay at the Oxford Short Film Festival.