Consultant for Content Distribution Film, Music,Tv
Digital Media Executive, Entertainment Executive Distribution - streaming expert & Music Publisher, Film Producer,Music Promoter, A&R- Entertainment Consultant
Richard Hocutt (Proposal Version)
He is a 50+ year entertainment industry veteran, serving as a Consultant for Content Distribution, Film, Music, and TV. He worked in independent music distribution, promotion, and marketing of Rap & Hip-Hop music, and catalog sales. He was the Executive Vice President and General Manager of the West Coast branch of Independent National Distributors Inc. (INDI), the first national pre-recorded audio wholesaler. He was COO of California Record Distributors, Inc., a premier regional independent music distributor. Since 1997, Richard manages a catalog of music publishing through Bess Music. Richard helped promote, market, sell and develop artists such as Run-DMC, Ricky Skaggs, Ice-T, NWA, Nashville Bluegrass Band, Tito Puente, Salt-N-Pepa, Sublime, BeauSoleil, Robert Cray, Aswad, Queen Latifah, Alison Krauss, George Howard, Ben Lee, Anita Baker, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, PJ Harvey, Hieroglyphics, George Thorogood and Creedence Clearwater Revival. In 2007, Richard co-founded Directional Entertainment, LLC., a film production company with business partner/director Mark Landre Gould, producing socially relevant films and TV series.