Cal Robertson was born in 1986 inside a small used bookstore. Beginning with a love of Shakespeare, he found himself acting professionally through his youth, starring in the film ZERO DAY. His television appearances include THE SOPRANOS, RESCUE ME, and WHITE COLLAR.
Cal earned a BS in Linguistics and Film from CUNY Baccalaureate Program and an MFA in Directing from the American Film Institute Conservatory in Los Angeles.
He was cinematographer on the indie feature film DOOMSDAYS and shot numerous video pieces for clients, including MoMA and Bon Appetit Magazine. He co-wrote and directed the short THE WILD, THE CHILD & THE MIRACLE and the feature film PRISM.>
As adjunct professor at Brooklyn College, he taught screenwriting. Cal recently completed a screen adaptation of the novel "Just Dance the Steps."
Based in NYC and Los Angeles.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Bridges Larson Award
Best New Filmmaker, American Cinemateque/ICAA
Best New Filmmaker, NewFilmmakers LA - Nominated
Best Actor, "Zero Day", Florida International Film Fest
Outstanding Achievement in Directing, Brooklyn College Film Festival
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