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Robert Rodriguez

Robert Rodriguez

Keynote Speaker: Founder, President & CEO, El Rey Network Director, Writer, Producer & Composer

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Robert Rodriguez Biography

Robert Rodriguez is a film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, editor, and musician. He is also the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of El Rey Network, the new genre-busting English-language cable network.

While a student at the University of Texas at Austin in 1991, Robert Rodriguez wrote the script to his first feature film while sequestered at a drug research facility as a paid subject in a clinical experiment. That paycheck covered the cost of shooting his film. He planned to make the money back by selling the film to the Mexican home video market.

The film, El Mariachi, went on to win the coveted Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival, and became the lowest budget movie ever released by a major studio. Rodriguez wrote about these experiences in Rebel Without a Crew, a perennial guide for the independent filmmaker.

Rodriguez went on to write, produce, direct and edit a series of successful films including Desperado, From Dusk Till Dawn, The Faculty, the Spy Kids franchise, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Frank Miller's Sin City, The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D, Grindhouse, and Machete.

In 2000, Rodriguez founded Troublemaker Studios, an Austin, Texas based production facility of which he is co-owner and president. The studio includes a world-renowned visual effects house, music and publishing arms and has played a primary role in making Austin a vibrant filmmaking hub.

In 2010, he launched Quick Draw Productions, a development, production, and financing company which gives Rodriguez "green light" capabilities to develop and produce his own media projects across film, television, gaming, and interactive platforms, while closely controlling the creative process.

Rodriguez is currently completing Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For. He resides in Austin, Texas.

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Robert Rodriguez Videos

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Spoilers with Kevin Smith: Interview with Robert Rodriguez - YouTube

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Robert Rodriguez is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Entertainers, Television & Film, Marketing, Communication, Celebrity, Authors and Entertainment.

Where does Robert Rodriguez travel from?

Robert Rodriguez generally travels from Austin, TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Robert Rodriguez is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Entertainers, Television & Film and Marketing. Please contact us for live or virtual event fee details. Robert Rodriguez generally travels from Austin, TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Sean Astin, Antonio Banderas and Cheech and Chong. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Robert Rodriguez for an upcoming event.

Robert Rodriguez Videos

Robert Rodriguez's SECRET to Living a Creative Life | #SXSW 2015 ...
Spoilers with Kevin Smith: Interview with Robert Rodriguez - YouTube

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