Rob Savage is a multi-award winning writer/director and Screen International Star of Tomorrow, working in features, television and commercials. He wrote, directed, shot, co-produced and edited micro-budget feature film Strings at age 17, which premiered at the Rome Film Festival. The film was acquired for release by Vertigo Films and won the Discovery Award at the British Independent Film Awards.
Rob’s television output includes dramas written and directed for Channel 4 and Sky, and he is currently developing a number of TV and film projects including psychological horror "Seaholme", developed with Salon Pictures on the BFI/BBC/Creative England iFeatures scheme and “Dawn of the Deaf” with producers Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly (Lady Macbeth) and Rob Watson (The Power).
Rob is a Sundance, Berlinale Talents and Edinburgh Talent Campus alumnus and has won a number of awards for his short films at festivals including the London Short Film Festival, Raindance and Sitges and was the recipient of the BFI Future Film Award in 2011. Rob's latest film, “Dawn of the Deaf”, was BAFTA shortlisted and has played at over 100 film festivals worldwide, including the Sundance Film Festival and Oscar- Qualifier Sitges, where it won the Melies D'argent for Best Short.
He is represented in the UK by Jack Thomas and Ollie Azis at Independent Talent as a Writer and Director and Outsider for commercials. His US managers are Gary Ungar and Reed Baumgarten at Exile.