Rick Minnich

Rick Minnich

Director, Writer


Rick Minnich is a film and television director with a career spanning more than 25 years. He is best known for his work on the science fiction series Stargate SG-1 and its spin-offs. He began his career directing episodes of the hit drama The X-Files and the action series Highlander: The Series.

Minnich's breakthrough came with the science fiction series Stargate SG-1 in 1997. He directed many episodes of the show throughout its ten-year run and continued to direct episodes of its subsequent spin-off series, Stargate Atlantis and Stargate Universe. He also directed the two-part TV movie Stargate: Continuum.

Minnich also directed episodes of the cult sci-fi series Battlestar Galactica, the crime drama The Mentalist, and the supernatural drama Supernatural. He has also directed episodes of the crime drama Criminal Minds, the police drama Southland, and the legal drama The Defenders. Additionally, Minnich has directed episodes of the medical drama Grey's Anatomy, the fantasy drama Once Upon a Time, and the crime drama Major Crimes.

In addition to television, Minnich has also directed feature films. His credits include the horror film The Scarehouse, the action comedy The Girl in the Photographs, and the supernatural thriller The Unspoken. He is currently in post-production on the horror film The Other Side, which is set for release in 2021.

Throughout his career, Minnich has won numerous awards and accolades. In 2006, he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for his work on Battlestar Galactica. He has also been nominated for numerous other awards, including a Directors Guild of America Award, a Saturn Award, and a Leo Award.

Minnich continues to direct television and feature films, and is highly respected in the industry for his expertise and skill. His work is characterized by a cinematic style and an eye for detail, and he is renowned for his ability to create complex and visually stunning stories. He is a master storyteller who is sure to continue to captivate audiences for years to come.

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