Ricardo Williams is a film artist and musician. Since studying communications at Pace University in New York City, he has appeared in independent films and commercial spots for Subway restaurants and the Golf Channel, among others. He has also guest lectured on film theory and video production at New York's School of Visual Arts.
Ricardo is currently the social media coordinator at "IDEAS For Us", a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and accredited NGO of the United Nations, advancing sustainability and solving environmental problems through youth-led action at universities, K-12 schools and communities around the World. He is also a leader in the new IDEAS community initiative, "The Hive Orlando" and is one of the organizers for "Nerd Nite Orlando" which is a monthly social gathering that features 3 different speakers who discuss various entertaining topics in the world of arts and sciences.
Areas of Expertise
Motion Picture Directing, Lecturer / Instructor, Film History & Theory , Singer and Songwriter, Poet & Writer, Film acting, Recording Artist, Community & Youth Work
An idea worth spreading
I'm passionate about
the arts, education, and sustainability
Talk to me about
History. Film. Music. Communications. Media..... and donuts
People don't know I'm good at
Making pancakes... well, they will now.
My TED story
I was first introduced to TED by way of Sir Ken Robinson's now-infamous TED Talk: "Do schools kill creativity?" It was an eye-opening experience and I have since become active in the TED community and a great admirer of the writings of Sir Ken.