In many facets of the industry for over 40 years, after returning from 2 tours in Vietnam Rick started in the Motion Picture Industry through family involvement. His father was production coordinator for many films and commercials.Rick worked his way up in the industry while continuing his education for production at Valley College and Pierce College, in Southern California.
In 1992 he started his own production facilities: Brick Enterprises and Shades of Light Studios. Brick Enterprises is a full service grip and lighting rental company and Shades of Light Studios had 4 sound stages.
In 2000, Rick started Big Kid Productions and in 2003 mentored by Ashley Friedman began Tucker/ Friedman Productions, LLC. Rick has since formed his own production company Tucker Family Productions and has many projects in the works.
In 2012 Rick, alongside Ed Cohen opened a record label “Gold Pan Records” and a publishing company “Larchfork Publications “. They now have 5 artists signed with album releases in place.
Although Rick has worked in many fields in this industry, producing is his first love. As a technician he knows how to achieve the look and end result needed to produce a successful film. As a businessman he has the experience and the contacts in the industry to achieve the desired goal. As a producer he knows how to combine all of his and his associate’s talents to successfully complete the project.