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Rob Weston - Producer/ Line Producer PDF Print E-mail

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 promo companies.    

Straightwire would 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. 

Concurrently, 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’.

Future projects 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’).


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