Rob Weston is one
of the UK’s most exciting young film Producers.
His early credits
include Assistant Producing the fantasy pilots of ‘Tales From Middle
Earth’ and ‘Demon Hunters’ for producer Simon Rush of MGM and director
Bob Keen (‘Hellraiser’, ‘Dog Soldiers’), as well as Producer’s
Representative on Ash Baron Cohen’s ‘This Girl’s Life’ starring James
Woods. His burgeoning talents were soon spotted by Former VP of 20th
Century Fox Tim Hampton (‘Aliens’, ‘Lost in Space’, ‘Chariots of Fire’),
who soon became Rob’s mentor figure.
In 2001 Rob set up
his own production company, Straightwire Films Ltd. On inception,
Straightwire were focused primarily on the hugely competitive music
promo sector, and it was not long before they developed into one of the UK’s most prolific music
go on to pick up various awards and accolades, and exclusively
represented some of the world’s most talented directors, including 3
time ‘music video director of the year’ Mike Brady.
Straightwire were Developing a roster of international feature films,
working with a talented pool of established and up and coming writers. This culminated in 2008
with the production of ‘Gnaw’.
include ‘Stag’ a thriller, which sees Rob re-team with writer of ‘Gnaw’
Michael Bell, and the fantasy horror ‘Love Motel’ where Rob will produce
alongside acclaimed Executive Producer Pierre David (‘Scanners’,
‘Videodrome’, ‘Internal Affairs’).