Yellow Wallpaper Teaser - Period drama short film adapted from the 1892 feminist short story
Bob Goes Elsewhere - Music video featuring Bob's Dance Shop
Not Just Another Day - Award winning social justice short documentary
Wonder Woman 1984 - Official premiere performance featuring Hans Zimmer & Gal Gadot
Up - Acura commercial
Ricky Rhodes is an award-winning writer and director of films and commercials. As a native Angeleno, Rhodes grew up working on film sets and studying auteur cinema in his spare time. He graduated with a BA in Film Production, emphasis in cinematography, from California State University at Northridge. Out of college he started the message first media company, Planet Froth Productions, with Jordan Henderson. Rhodes has led projects for Warner Bros, Hans Zimmer, Truist Mobile Banking, Prudential, From The Earth, Acura, and Bob's Dance Shop. His social justice documentary Not Just Another Day won multiple awards for Best Short Documentary at film festivals in 2021 and was featured in this Forbes article. Rhodes’ choice commercial work is Wonder Woman 1984 Themyscira featuring Gal Gadot. Yellow Wallpaper is his latest and most ambitious film to date, which he adapted from the 1892 feminist short story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The film is a period drama and psychological thriller with Flamenco dance elements and highlights a part of the American history of women’s oppression. Read more about Ricky Rhodes, featured in this ShoutOut LA article.
Director's statement: We need to create the culture that we wish to see. I tell stories at the intersection of entertainment and education that lead with pathos and close with ethos and logos. My goal when making a film is to entertain and to plant a seed of a larger truth that will blossom into to taking action towards justice.