The Deadline is a short film about a writer who encounters a series of bizarre characters in a cafe, only to be rescued by some unlikely visitors. Winner of the IFP/Chicago screenwriting contest.

Off Book is a short film I directed in April 2016 (not an offical ODF production) that premiered in April 2017 at the Twister Alley Film Festival. Winner for best comedy short film at Twister Alley, nominated for best director at Portland Comedy Film Festival.

Words Fail Me is an improvised web series. An anthology of scenes in which the characters find themselves in painfully unlikely scenarios. Official selection at the Brooklyn Web Fest, NYC Web Fest, and HollyWeb Festival.

An untitled micro-short, filmed in June 2017 and currently in post-production.

Charlie and Frida, a feature film in development.


robert bruce carter

I'm an award-winning writer & director in Chicago. This is my production company. I make comedic films with an absurd twist.

My work has appeared at film and web series festivals in Chicago and all over the U.S. You can learn more about me or get in touch here.

-- Robert Bruce Carter.

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