Richard Beynon is an award-winning film and television scriptwriter with a long and accomplished career in the local industry. He was a founding member of Endemol South Africa.
A former journalist for the Rand Daily Mail, he has conceived, shaped and written scores of documentaries. For ten years he edited South Africa's premier magazine on salesmanship, Successful Salesmanship.
He has written over a thousand scripts for many of South Africa's television series - from Isidingo to Rhythm City - and has recently been the head writer on Isivunguvungu and 91 Plein Street for the SABC.
He has won numerous awards for his work specifically in comedy, soap and children's drama. Richard teaches creative writing and scriptwriting for Allaboutwriting. Richard, together with Jo-Anne Richards and Trish Urquhart founded Allaboutwriting in 2007.