Rob is Head of Originals for Stan, where he has been instrumental in developing the network’s creative and commercial strategy for original programming. Rob manages Stan’s commissioning slate, overseeing the discovery, development, financing and production of original programs for the platform.
The rapidly expanding Stan Originals catalogue includes two seasons of AACTA and Logie Award-winning comedy series NO ACTIVITY; two seasons of AACTA Award-winning drama series WOLF CREEK, based on the notorious films of director Greg Mclean; ROMPER STOMPER, a thrilling 6 x 1 drama continuing the story of one of Australia’s most iconic cinema gems; THE OTHER GUY, Matt Okine’s delightful and deeply affecting auteur relationship comedy series; the network’s high profile stand-up comedy specials, ONE NIGHT STAN; and numerous other programs currently in production and development.
Prior to working at Stan, Rob worked as a producer in LA with production company Circle of Confusion (STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON, THE WALKING DEAD) and as an independent producer and partner in production company Known Associates (PRIMAL). Previously, he was a media and entertainment lawyer, working for Allens, Foxtel, Festival Records and Fairfax Media.
Rob will be hosting a Roundtable at this year’s SCREEN FOREVER Conference.
Ready, Steady, Pitch!
Rob is looking for:
Visionary creatives with groundbreaking ideas suitable for longform serial storytelling/binge viewing; high-concept pitches and strong auteur-driven visions. Ideas and packages with a strong and clearly identifiable audience.
Head of Originals