Richard Sands is known for his work on Judge Dredd (1995), Independence Day (1996) and A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001). See full bio »

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Judge Dredd
Judge Dredd Visual Effects
Independence Day
Independence Day Visual Effects
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
A.I. Artificial Intelligence Camera and Electrical Department
True Lies
True Lies Visual Effects


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 2015 Hard Drive (Short) (additional photography)
 2008 1937 (Short) (gaffer - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 2006 Darkon (Documentary) (crane operator - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 2005 Taylor (camera operator: second unit - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 2001 Beyond the City Limits (additional best boy electric)
 2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (chief lighting technician: blue screen unit - as Rico Sands)
 2000 Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (TV Movie) (gaffer - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 1996 Dark Skies (TV Series) (gaffer - 1 episode)
 1995 A Gift from Heaven (gaffer - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 1995 Stolen Innocence (TV Movie) (gaffer - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 1994 New Nightmare (gaffer: freeway unit - as Rick Sands)
 1994 Baby's Day Out (gaffer: second unit - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 1994 Cabin Boy (chief lighting technician)
 1993 Menace II Society (gaffer - as Richard D. Sands)
 1993 The Temp (gaffer - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 1992 Dracula (chief lighting technician - as Richard D. Sands)
 1992 Dark Horse (gaffer - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 1991 One Special Victory (TV Movie) (gaffer - as Rick Sands)
 1991 Frankie and Johnny (chief lighting technician: second unit - as Rick Sands)
 1991 The Owl (TV Movie) (gaffer - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 1991 Pink Lightning (TV Movie) (gaffer - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 1991 Aftermath: A Test of Love (TV Movie) (gaffer - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 1991 Nothing But Trouble (gaffer: second unit - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 1990 DEA (TV Series) (gaffer - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 1990 Rachel and Marla (TV Short) (gaffer - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 1987-1990 Tour of Duty (TV Series) (gaffer - 24 episodes)
 1990 Modern Love (gaffer - as Richard D. Sands)
 1989 Beverly Hills Brats (gaffer - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 1989 84C MoPic (gaffer - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 1988 David (TV Movie) (gaffer - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 1987 Teen Wolf Too (gaffer)
 1987 Mistress (TV Movie) (gaffer - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 1987 My Demon Lover (gaffer: Los Angeles - as Rick Sands)
 1987 Three for the Road (gaffer)
 1987 Timestalkers (TV Movie) (gaffer - as Rick Sands)
 1986 Las Vegas Weekend (gaffer - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 1986 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series) (key grip - 2 episodes)
 1986 Welcome to 18 (gaffer - as Rick Sands)
 1986 Heat (gaffer - as Rick Sands)
 1986 Stoogemania (gaffer - as Rick Sands)
 1986 The Lone Star Kid (TV Movie) (gaffer - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 1985 Sword of Heaven (gaffer - as Richard 'Rico' Sands)
 1985 The Serpent Warriors (key grip - as Ricky Sands)
 1985 Savage Dawn (camera operator - as Richard 'Rico' Sands) / (gaffer)
 1985 Runaway Train (key grip: second unit - as Rick Sands)
 1985 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) (gaffer - 1 episode)
 1985 Hellhole (gaffer - as Rick Sands)
 1985 Fraternity Vacation (dolly grip - as Rick Sands)
 1984 Savage Streets (gaffer)
 1984 Choose Me (gaffer - as Richard D. Sands)
 1984 Bachelor Party (key grip - as Richard Sande)
 1983 Mausoleum (best boy gaffer - as Rick Sands)
 1982 The Slumber Party Massacre (best boy - as Rick Sands)
 1982 The Ghost Dance (electrician - as Rick Sands) / (grip - as Rick Sands)
 1982 The Beach Girls (best boy gaffer - as Rico Sands)
 1982 Eating Raoul (electrician - as Rico Sands)
 1982 Liar's Moon (best boy - as Ricky Sands)
 1981 Body and Soul (electrician - as Rick Sands)
 1981 The Howling (electrician - as Rick Sands) / (grip - as Rick Sands)
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Richard Sande | Richard 'Rico' Sands | Richard D. Sands | Ricky Sands | Rick Sands | Rico Sands

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