Robert began his writing career creating scenes for small theater groups in New York, Los Angeles, Orange County, and Palm Springs and owns his own production company, Fifth Wind Films (see ).
Robert sold his first major motion picture screenplay HARD RIDE, a dramatic western, to Dana Allen Productions, has a bio pic, MABEL, optioned through Tipped Hat Entertainment, and is writing a screenplay on the Johnstown Flood of 1889 called The Bosses Club, based on the book of the same title, written by Richard Gregory.
Mr. Forte is presently publishing his first novel, THE WOMAN IN THE YELLOW DRESS, through , a 1940's private eye story based on his original screenplay of the same name.
Robert resides in Johnstown, PA with his wife, Evelyn.
Unique traits: Played in a Beatles cover band for 8 years.
THE WOMAN IN THE YELLOW DRESS Film-noir A private Detective is hired by a beautiful woman who suspects her husband is cheating and suddenly he becomes the number one suspect in the man's murder.
SHUSTER Western A clerk's wife is mistakenly kidnapped and her husband and a newly reformed drunk ride out to try and save her.
DUPED Comedy Two financially struggling barbers are duped into robbing their local bank by an evil corporate bank auditor.
THE ACTOR Drama A female shooting her first film begins an affair with one of her actors and slowly discovers he is wanted for questioning in a triple homicide.
CHILD'S CRY Horror A successful female novelist, nursing a broken marriage with alcohol, buys a new home and is confronted by the ghost of a little girl murdered there some twenty odd years ago.
FINAL JUSTICE Thriller A married couple believe their neighbor, a respected judge, is responsible for the murder of his soon to be ex-wife and her secret lover, and set out to prove it to the local police.