Richard Barton Lewis
|Born||20 September 1953|
|Known for||August Rush|
Richard Barton Lewis is an American film producer and writer. He is the founder and CEO of Southpaw Entertainment and co-founder of Trilogy Entertainment.
Lewis is a graduate of UC Berkeley's department of Biological Anthropology, and received his master's degree from UCLA's School of Motion Picture and Television Production.
Lewis has produced 16 films, 11 soundtracks, and over 300 hours of prime time television. Lewis's productions have received more than 135 Oscar, Emmy, Golden Globe and other entertainment awards. He has developed and produced Oscar nominated films such as August Rush, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, and Backdraft as well as the Emmy Awarding winning MGM/UA series The Outer Limits.
Lewis led production on Warner Bros' film August Rush, producing both the film and its Oscar and Grammy nominated soundtrack, as well as the Broadway musical adapted by director John Doyle. His most recent release was the sci-fi love story, The Space Between Us. Asa Butterfield starred in this interplanetary adventure based on a story co-written by Lewis about the first human born on Mars who dreams of coming to Earth.
In 2020, Lewis co-produced the thriller feature film Inheritance for his company Southpaw Entertainment.
|2021||Every Breath You Take||Producer|
|2017||The Space Between Us||Producer|
|2014||Some Kind of Beautiful||Producer|
|2004||House of D||Producer|
|1995-2001||The Outer Limits||Executive Producer||75 episodes|
|1996-1999||Poltergeist: The Legacy||Executive Producer||70 episodes|
|1998||The Magnificent Seven||Executive Producer||9 episodes|
|1998||The Taking of Pelham One Two Three||Executive Producer|
|1997||Buffalo Soldiers||Executive Producer|
|1997||Fame L.A.||Executive Producer|
|1997||Larger Than Life||Executive Producer|
|1993||Taking Liberty||Executive Producer|
|1993||Space Rangers||Executive Producer||1 episode|
|1991||Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves||Producer|
|1990||A Gnome Named Gnorm||Producer|
|1985||The Zoo Gang||Co-producer|
|1984||Best Revenge||Associate Producer|
|Year||Award||Television series||Award/nomination shared with||Result|
|1995||CableACE Award for Dramatic Series||The Outer Limits||Maribeth Derry, Tom Snow, Robbie Buchanan||Won|
|1996||Gemini Award for Best Dramatic Series||The Outer Limits, episode "Sandkings"||John Watson, Pen Densham, Justis Greene, James Nadler||Nominated|
|1997||Gemini Award forBest Short Dramatic Program||The Outer Limits, episode "A Stitch in Time"||James Nadler, Brad Wright, Brent-Karl Clackson, Pen Densham, John Watson||Won|
|Gemini Award for Best Dramatic Series||The Outer Limits||Jonathan Glassner, Sam Egan, John Watson, Brent-Karl Clackson, Brad Wright, James Nadler, Pen Densham||Nominated|
|1998||Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Main Title Theme Music||Fame L.A.||Won|
|2000||Gemini Award for Best Dramatic Series||The Outer Limits season 4||Sam Egan, Brent-Karl Clackson, John Watson, Pen Densham||Nominated|
|2001||Gemini Award for Best Dramatic Series||The Outer Limits||John Watson, Mark Stern, Brent-Karl Clackson, Pen Densham, Sam Egan||Nominated|