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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.[1] He studied from 1974 to 1978 at California Institute of the Arts.[2] Together with Mark Kirkland he won a Student Academy Award for his animated short film Fame about a song by David Bowie.[3] After his studies he founded New Hollywood Inc. together with David Koenigsberg, Osvaldo Zornizer and Mark Kirkland.[4]

His work on Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer and Tron: Legacy was not credited.[1][5]



  1. ^ a b Richard Jefferies: The Secret to My Lack of Success at
  2. ^ a b c Richard Jefferies at
  3. ^ Burbank International FilmFestival 2011 Archived 2016-06-05 at the Wayback Machine at, page 12
  4. ^ David Koenigsberg at
  5. ^ a b Rehfeld, Nina: Fortsetzung folgt und folgt und folgt at Spiegel Online November 7, 2011
  6. ^ a b Ferrante, Anthony C. (May 1992). "The Vagrancies of Scriptwriting". Fangoria (112): 40–43.
  7. ^ Owen, Luke (July 6, 2018). "The Sonic the Hedgehog Movie That Never Got Made". Kotaku. Retrieved July 7, 2018.

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