Rob Lobosco is a writer, actor, filmmaker and Doctor of Chinese Medicine based in Los Angeles and Melbourne, Australia. He completed 11 years at William Bates Academy of Performing Arts, further studies at TAFTA- Melbourne, 2012/2013 Master classes in London and Los Angeles. Rob has had various roles in Australian TV (Halifax FP, Neighbours-playing Doug Marshall, and the infamous role of Tom Jones). He has had appearances in the films Amy, The Interview, The Zone, and many short films.
He produced and toured his education plays, ‘Teen ISSUES’, ‘Sexuale`, ‘Live spark,’ and ‘Hidden Violence,’ to secondary colleges, 1999-2016. In 2007 he was granted Screen Australia funding, with renowned Australian producer, Alan Hardy, to write these education plays into a TV series, titled ‘The Valley’.
He is also a Doctor of Chinese Medicine and has released his series of three health books titled ‘Heal yourself with my learning’s’, his romantic novel, 'In love with love - not him', and his Dramedy novel, 'Tough Lessons’.
Rob wrote, produced, directed, and plays two characters in his film based on a true story about the identical twins Tony and Lewis, ‘Fate to Love.’ It was officially selected at the 2013 New York City Independent Film Festival, 2014 World Film Awards and 2015 Mykonos Biennale Film Festival. This film received 4 awards in L.A.
He wrote, produced, and played the lead role of Tobias in the 12 episode, TV/Web Series, 'NEXT... ' Series 1 & 2.
‘NEXT..,’ Is now streaming on Tubi TV.
He completed his biographical/drama feature film, ‘DAD,’ playing the lead role, Wil Sutherland. This premiered in Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane as part of the 2018 AFI AACTA AWARDS. This film, along with, “Fate to Love,’ and ‘NEXT...’ were acquired by an International sales agent and Streamed on Amazon Prime USA and UK.
He won Artist of the year 2021 at the Moscow International FIlm Festival for his role in, ‘DAD.’ This film won a Director award at the 2020 International Independent Film Awards as well as a further 54 awards worldwide.
‘DAD,’ Is now streaming on Tubi TV.
His TV/films in Development/Pre- Production include:
- 'Eternal Heart,' the story about his mother,
- Feature film, of his novel, ‘In love with Love – Not him!’
- Suspense Psychological Drama, Feature film, 'Dichotomy.'
- Comedy, Christmas, feature film, ‘Claus.’
- LGBTQIA Comedy, Drama, Romance, Feature film, ‘Alpha-Beta,’
- Mockumentary Comedy Feature, ‘Chew the fat.’
- 3 comedy TV series, ‘In Clinic,’ ‘PA,’ and ‘Trio - Me, Dad & You.’
Rob’s mantra, ‘don’t wait - create!’
Unique traits: Also a Doctor of Chinese Medicine with 20 plus years of experience and retreat facilitator at Yera Health retreat. Author of 3 health books and 2 novels