Robyn Paris

Robyn Paris

Actor, Director and Screenwriter

Los Angeles, California

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About Robyn

Robyn Paris is an award-winning writer/director/producer with 14 years experience writing feature-length, television and alternative media scripts for large and small production companies, tech companies and not-for-profits. Robyn wrote, directed and produced the original comic web series "The Room Actors: Where Are They Now?" which premiered at the 2016 Raindance Web Fest, then screened at dozens of web festivals worldwide including the 2017 HollyShorts film fest. She won the "Best Director of a Pilot" award at the Chicago Comedy Film Festival, "Best Ensemble Cast" at HollyWeb, was nominated for "Best Comedy" at the Vancouver Web Fest, "Best Mockumentary" at Miami Web Fest and "Best Original Idea" at Rio Web Fest. The series launched in partnership with Funny or Die in December 2017. You can see it here: .

Robyn graduated from UCLA's school of Theatre, Film and TV summa cum laude with an MFA in Screenwriting. In addition to winning the prestigious Samuel Goldwyn Screenwriting Award (2nd place), she is the recipient of the Jack Nicholson Prize in Screenwriting, the Harmony Gold Award for Excellence in Screenwriting, the National Association of Theatre Owners of California/Nevada Fellowship in Screenwriting, and the Oliver’s Prize for Excellence in Screenwriting for Children. She was also nominated for the Humanitas Prize in Screenwriting while a student at UCLA. Robyn has optioned feature scripts to producers at all the major studios.

Originally from Greensboro, NC, Robyn received her B.A. in Public Policy Studies with a certificate in Health Policy from Duke University where she also studied pre-med. In addition to science, she focused on theatre and performance at Duke, where she appeared in numerous theatrical productions. She performed improvisation with The Second City Chicago, Improv Olympic in Chicago, the Groundlings, and at IO West.

Credits

  • Fruitless

    Fruitless (2019)
    Film Producer

  • The Room Actors: Where Are They Now?

    The Room Actors: Where Are They Now? (2016 - 2017)
    Television (Comedy) Actress A fictionalized look at what happened to The Room actors after appearing in the worst movie ever made.

  • Mojave Green

    Mojave Green (2004)
    Film (Drama and Short) Actress Add a Plot »

  • The Windows Are Closed

    The Windows Are Closed (2003)
    Film Actress

  • Mr. Jinx

    Mr. Jinx (2003)
    Film (Thriller) Actress Add a Plot »

  • The Room

    The Room (2003)
    Film (Drama) Actress In San Francisco, we follow Johnny, a man who has a girlfriend, Lisa, and also his best friend, Mark. Lisa has been cheating on Johnny with Mark and Johnny doesn't know! Will Johnny ever find out? Will Mark still be Johnny's best friend? Written by maxkriegelnance

  • Traps

    Traps (2001)
    Film (Short and Horror) Actress Hank begins a game of cat and mouse when his attic is overrun with what he believes to be mice.

  • Present Perfect

    Present Perfect (2001)
    Film (Drama) Actress A dark, unromantic comedy - three friends face that time between their college years and becoming responsible adults as they struggle to accept who they were and who they're becoming.

  • Not Again

    Not Again
    Actress

Awards

  • Best Ensemble Cast, HollyWeb Film Festival
    (2017)

  • Best Director, Chicago Comedy Film Festival
    (2016)

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