Prolific Britishdirector/producer Julian Richards (The Last Horror Movie) has announced a slate of new projects through hisdevelopment and production outfit, Prolific Films.

Krizia is a supernaturalhorror film scripted by Andrew Miller (Cube, Nothing) about a schizophrenic girl with telekinetic powers.

Long Dark Hours, backed by the Arts Council of Wales, is billed as apsycho-thriller about a victim's revenge on a group of school bullies.

Love Bites, which has development support from Little WingFilms, is a romantic comedy about visa marriages in London.

Summer Scars, also supported by Little Wing, is a psycho-dramaabout a group of school kids held hostage in the woods.

Meanwhile, Richards has beenappointed Euro scout for Santa Monica-based Aero Film, who are preparing aslate of horror films in the $3 million range to be exec-produced by LanceO'Connor.