Rich Van Every is an award-winning filmmaker, photographer and on screen talent known for his ability to capture and illuminate the moments of people living life to the fullest. From his beginnings of shooting video with his friends in high school, Rich’s enthusiasm and love for adventure, people, and the planet is evident in his work behind and in front of the camera. He has traveled the globe building a body of work that extends from collaborations with a “who’s who” in action sports to artistic and community conscious projects. Currently he is working on a feature film based in Australia titled Superhuman.
Superhumanfilm.com for more info.
Sunday morning Tea with JJ at The Pannikin. What a legend. It’s been 20 years since @jjthomas_ and I met on my first Burton shoot in the hay day of Snowboarding.....congrats on helping @shaunwhite bring home another GOLD from the Olympics!
All loaded down and managing some technical terrain.
Flashback Saturday - the Good ol’days im missing about now. My purpose driven focus has be on a new track at the moment. Yet I will be back out to shred to backcountry one of these winters soon....while there is still snow. ;-) @rsieg317 @blaserbrett @ronnie_renner @gerrymitchell_ @richvaneveryphotography #snowbike @timbersledproducts
If you’ve been looking for a sign....this is it. ;-) #ojai #happysaturday #crazyworld #prayforpeace
Back from Ojai into a Ceremonial bath - Feeling so blessed for the exciting projects and people in my life - and yes...that’s a Yoni candle from Mexico on the alter. #gratitude @myspiritualritual
What a sight to witness these amazing birds - and hear there mating calls. #wow #peacock #magic
Bringing so much heart and soul- you’re inspiring @thekristarichards #music @emeraldvillage #gratitude @richvaneveryphotography #lovebath
Love Bath was magic! Thank you @thekristarichards amazing performance - photos to come!
Being in a biker gang is fun with Ryno and Gentle Bear- we are scoring fashion points today for sure!! Lol Yogis rolling hard from GATHER - the best community yoga center in Encinitas!! @gatherencinitas @rynoglobal #gentlebear loved our hug @amanda.kriebel @berniesanders I’m representing!!! #encinitas #yogadudes #bikelife
Professional Experience - Film & Video
Welcome home Shaun Palmer -2014 - Intense Cycles
Co-Producer and director
DREAM, 2012 (short film on art community at Burning Man)
Director, Producer, Cinematographer
SPARK Pictures, Burning Man Film, 2011
TEDX Black Rock City, 2011
Video Production Director, Creative consultant
Grassroots, 2011 (short film on first 30 years of Kawasaki Team)
Tougher than Iron, 2008
Official Selection for X-Dance and X-tremmy awards
Full Circle: A Nate Adams Documentary, 2006
Director, Writer, Co-Producer
Film of the Year, 2006 X-Dance Film Festival, Park City, Utah
Motorhead: Motosports documentary, 2005
Most Innovative Video, 2005 X-tremmy Awards
Clutch Films: Steel Roots 3: New Blood, 2002
Goodtimes, with Carey Hart
Associate Producer, Cameraman
Film of the Year, 2001 X-Dance Film Festival, Park City, UT
Red Bull, Amp’d Mobile, Bell Helmets, DC Shoes, Shift Racing, Ruff Wear, Pahr Golf Apparel, Hart & Huntington
Rich's passion for two wheels is inherent from his father Richard Van Every Sr. After racing mountain bikes at a pro level, he began filming motocross full time and fell in love with riding in the mountains and deserts. This images was captured by his friend Jason Ford at the Glamis Sand Dunes in southern california.
E! Network - “That Morning Show”, Field Host
FUEL TV - “The Daily Habit”, talk show appearance
Blogs for BNQT – online magazine interview
Rush HD network – “Motivated”, interview
FREE F-Stop - profiled filmmaker/photographer
FUEL TV - featuring 5 memorable photographs
Gumball Rally 3000 reality TV Series - Participant
“The Bachelor” - runner up for next bachelor
Expert National Downhill Mountain Bike Champion, 2000
Semi Pro Downhill Win, 2002 – Alpine Mountain, Wisconsin
World’s highest bungee jump: Victoria Falls, Zambia, Africa
3,000-foot sheer descent of Mendenhall Towers, Alaska
100-mile one-day mountain bike ride (10,000’ climb)