Rob Savage is a multi-award winning filmmaker 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 released by the BFI. Rob won the Discovery Award at the British Independent Film Awards for the film, the youngest director ever to win a BIFA.
Rob’s television output includes work written and directed for Channel 4, FX and Sky. Most recently Rob directed three episodes of Jez Butterworth’s big budget Roman epic “Britannia” for Neal Street Productions. Rob is currently developing a number of TV and film projects including psychological horror "Seaholme" with the BFI, “SALT” with Chernin Entertainment and ‘Dawn of the Deaf’ with producers Rob Watson & Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly (Lady Macbeth).
Rob is a Sundance and Berlinale 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 2017 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.