For more than two decades, as a director, producer and writer, Bob Degus has blended cutting edge technology and ideas with film and theatre, discovering new ways of storytelling, while shepherding numerous creative visions into the world.
I love the art of storytelling, turning our dreams into reality; making the seemingly impossible, possible. I believe that directors are no different than the shaman storytellers of old – walkers between our known world and that of the unknown, between the infinite and incomprehensible, part magician and part guide.
I think VR filmmaking represents the most exciting advances in storytelling since the invention of the motion picture camera. It’s like the beginning of cinema all over again. I am looking forward to contributing to the development of this new art form.
I am a voting member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and I’ve often served on the Foreign Language Film Award Nominating Committee, as well as the Short Film and Animation Nominating Committees. I’ve been an active member of the Executive Board of my branch for many years. I’m a proud associate member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and a member ofLincoln Center Theater’s Director’s Lab. I completed the CTI Intensive on Commercial Theatre producing.
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