Rob graduated from Ravensbourne School of Professional Broadcasting in 2000 at the age of twenty. He was the youngest student ever to graduate from the course. After founding his own production company, ‘Future Time Pictures’ in 2004, Rob produced, directed and edited ‘The Real Billy Eliot Diaries’ which was broadcast on ITV1 in may 2005 to an audience of 1.75 million.
‘The Real Billy Eliot Diaries’ was Rob’s first nationally broadcasted programme and his first documentary. Since then he has worked on behind the scene featurettes for ‘Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason’, ‘Pride & Prejudice’, ‘United 93′, ‘Bourne Ultimatum’, ‘Atonement’, ‘Rock N Rolla’, ‘Hippie Hippie Shake’ and most recently ‘Green Zone’.
Rob’s short film debut ‘Wednesday’ was exec produced by Oscar nominated film director Stephen Daldry and supported by Working Title Films. It is the story of a girl and boy born on the same day, at the same time, in the same hospital, whose paths cross again years later, in the very same place.
‘Wednesday’s’ awards include: ‘Best Short Film – Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival’ – Florida, USA. ‘1st Jury Prize – Short Cuts Film Festival’ – Cologne, Germany.‘Best International Short – Garden State Film Festival’ – New Jersey, USA; as well as four high commendations: Turner Classic Movies Short Film Competition, New York Short Film Festival, Accolade Film Festival and the International Festival of Cinema and Technology.
To date, ‘Wednesday’ has screened at 50 Film Festivals around the world, been signed by ‘Shorts International’ – the world’s largest short film distributor and bought by I-Tunes (Premiering Summer 2009).
In 2008 Rob was short-listed for Channel 4’s Young Talent Award for Best Director. He is now developing three feature projects: ’Life’, ‘Angels in the Asylum’ and ‘Feltham’.
Education: Ravensbourne School of Professional Broadcasting, 2000.
Spoken Languages: English