Robert Rugan is a two-time CLIO award-winning writer/director who moved from Alabama to New York City, then to sunny Los Angeles, where he is currently writing & directing feature film projects and television projects.
He has recently been attached to write and direct the hybrid live action/animated feature film RESCUE RANGERS at Disney (w/David Hoberman's Mandeville Films producing). He is also attached to direct the motion picture CHILDREN OF THE LAMP for Paramount Studios (w/Nina Jacobson's Colorforce producing), and was recently hired by Warner Brothers to write the screenplay for the children’s book series THE GENIUS FILES (w/Mike Karz's Gulfstream Pictures producing). He is also attached to direct his own family adventure feature BEAUREGARD THIBODEAUX AND THE CURSE OF THE ROUGAROU.
Commercially, he has worked with such clients as Google, Verizon Wireless, Kodak, Nikon, XGames, and Durex - which won a Bronze CyberLion at Cannes, Gold and Silver CLIO Awards, 4 AICP Awards (including the coveted "Humor"Category), and was nominated for the D&AD Award.
He is represented by Bryan Besser @ Verve, Sean Perrone and Tobin Babst @ Kaplan/Perrone, and legal representation, David Matlof.