Robert has over 15 years’ experience in the both the Irish and International Arts Industry. Robert has a degree and Business and Arts Management from IADT in 2006 and over the years has been involved in several nonprofit Arts festivals such as the Spraoi festival in Waterford as well has the St Patrick’s day parade.His work as a theatre manager in St Michaels theatre in 2005 included being on the board for the creation of the Dunbrody Arts Festival in New Ross Wexford. In more recent years Robert has worked extensively as part of the Reel World film festival in Toronto Canada and in 2016 become the social media marketing manager for the Fingal Film Festival. Outside of this Robert returned to education in 2014 completing a Diploma in Film Production. Robert has produced and directed several short films and music videos. His short film LUCID, a stop motion animated horror film was shot exclusively on a mobile phone and was an awards contender at several film festivals getting considerable notice at the Super 9 film festival in Portugal and 300 seconds film festival in Canada.
In 2017 Robert combined his two passions of festivals and filmmaking and created the Dublin Smartphone Film Festival, Irelands first smartphone film festival dedicated to films short on mobile devices. The inaugural event was a unbelievable success and the event is now in its second year. Robert still produces his own content and films exclusively on mobile phones