Mini Bio (1)
Rob Sorrenti is an award-winning British director, writer and producer. He is renowned for his critically acclaimed short films and documentaries. Rob's productions, including work with Oscar-nominated/winning directors Paul Greengrass, Stephen Daldry and Christopher McQuarrie, entrepreneur Richard Branson and actor Tom Cruise have reached millions of people globally.
Rob's second short film, "Hollow", is a sensitive observation about the nature of addiction, exploring the idea that love isn't always enough when it comes to getting clean. "Hollow" has been officially selected for 30 film festivals, and received three awards at the Oscar accredited Rhode Island International Film Festival (2011).
Rob's short film debut, "Wednesday", is the story of a girl and boy born on the same day, at the same time, in the same hospital, whose paths cross again years later in the very same place. "Wednesday" was executive produced by four-time Oscar-nominated director, Stephen Daldry, and supported by Working Title Films. The film screened at 50 festivals worldwide, and won a raft of awards.
In 2018 Rob directed the story of the Kodiak Queen, a decorated WWII warship that survived Pearl Harbour, transformed into an artificial reef and dive site by Richard Branson and the Maverick1000 entrepreneurial group. In this haunting film, Academy Award winner Kate Winslet and Rob remind us of the momentous task ahead restoring the British Virgin Islands.
The Kodiak Queen was shared to a global audience by Richard Branson on social media, as well as being distribution by Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Media. It is currently on the film festival circuit. So far is has won four awards including the Green Planet Award Grand Prize Short at the Rhode Island International Film Festival and Best of Show at the Impact Doc Awards. It has also been officially selected for the Napa Valley Film Festival and the Bahamas International Film Festival.
Behind the Scenes
In addition to his films and documentaries, Rob has worked for more than a decade with the world's most respected film studios delivering original, cinematic, behind-the-scenes and virtual reality 360° content.
Feature films that Rob has worked on include "Billy Elliott" (2000), "United 93" (2006), "The Bourne Ultimatum" (2007), "Atonement" (2007), "Jason Bourne" (2016), "The Mummy" (2017) and "Mission: Impossible - Fallout" (2018).
In 2018 Rob created two featurettes for "Mission: Impossible - Fallout", showing Tom Cruise in action behind the scenes. Both went viral in less than a week.
Link - HALO Jump: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BnOebsDtAQ
Link - Aerial Chase: https://youtu.be/Um0aZKbpe1Y
Rob is currently (2019) making his first feature 'Angels in the Asylum.'
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Future Time Pictures