Bio

Evan Roberts is an award-winning filmmaker based in Austin and San Francisco.

His short documentary ARVIND was a semi-finalist for a 2015 Student Academy Award. ARVIND premiered on PBS/KLRU in June of 2016.

He was a co-producer on SKUNK, which won First Prize in the Cannes Cinefondation Selection in 2014, among numerous other awards.

His short films include 33 Teeth, Yeah, Kowalski!, and Rush, all of which have screened in festivals around the world (including Slamdance, SXSW, Frameline). His films have been broadcast on Comcast and internationally.

He was a 2015 fellow at the Storytelling Institute at Skidmore College and a 2012 recipient of an Austin Film Society grant for ARVIND.

He is the founder of Audio Heirlooms, an oral history production company that preserves family stories with custom, intimate audio portraits.

He studied photography at the Rochester Institute of Technology, and Radio Documentary at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies. He has an MFA in Film Production from the University of Texas at Austin.

He is an adjunct lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin where he teaches a screenwriting class about adapting life stories.

Contact:

evandavidroberts at gmail dot com