Rob Underhill

Rob Underhill

Director, Editor, Producer and Screenwriter

West Raleigh, North Carolina

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About Rob

FACEBOOK: | Featured on NPR shows, THE STATE OF THINGS with Frank Stasio and THE STORY with Dick Gordon, Rob’s work is also subject in national newspapers, radio shows, TV-news. His films have screened at hundreds of film festivals worldwide, and he's received over 70 awards and honors including for Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay. Visit his website at

He began with building theatre productions from the ground up beginning in 1998. In 2004 he incorporated WAKE DRAMA, his non-profit production house. He has a BA in English from NC State University.

FEATURES: director/producer/screenwriter of the film, DAR HE: The Lynching of Emmett Till (2012)——winner of 10 Best Film awards & rated 4.5/5 Stars by FILM THREAT; Sci-fi/disaster film, THE CARRINGTON EVENT (2013)——2 Best Film awards; and BOX BROWN (2013), the incredible true story of an American slave who mailed himself to freedom in 1849—.

SHORT-FILMS: director/producer/screenwriter of over 50 short-films screened at over 100 film festivals worldwide. Two films, EMPTY SPACE (2009) and WOLF CALL (2010), won a combined 31 festival awards and 13 nominations. WOLF CALL was also nominated for a 2012 Black Reel Award for Outstanding Short Film, and syndicated on two national TV shows, one the ASPiRE network in 2013—.

TV PILOTS: director/producer/screenwriter of the 1-hour, Sci-fi/disaster-genre TV pilot, THE CARRINGTON EVENT (2013)—. Director/producer of the 30-min horror genre TV show, FEVER DREAMS. Director/co-screenwriter of the 30-min TV pilot based on restaurant industry, ORDER UP!—Telly Award winner for cinematography.


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