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Robert X. Golphin

October 2020 saw the release of award-winning actor/filmmaker/creative Robert X. Golphin’s feature length directorial debut, Freshman Friday, on Amazon Prime Video. He also garnered a Best Actor win and nomination at film festivals, for his role in this summer’s pandemic and social unrest themed Essential. The short drama, which he also wrote and directed, has garnered 20 national and international selections and 12 awards/nominations.

Robert's award-winning limited digital series Voice of Majesty, centers on a group of aspiring musicians brought together by their love for preeminent American vocalist, Marian Anderson. 

Robert has written, produced and/or directed multiple award-winning short films, music videos, documentaries, spec TV pilots, commercials and screen and stage-plays. He has produced multiple projects alongside Niki Koss (star of the ABC/Freeform series Famous In Love). ​

Some of Robert's most notable accolades for screen and teleplay writing includes recognition at the ABC (American Broadcasting Company) Talent Development Program, Set In Philadelphia Screenplay Competition (sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, Oscar nominated Stephen J. Rivele, Comcast and NBCUniversal), and the Accolade Film Competition.  He is the author of the YA novel Abandoning Adam: Confessions of an HBCU Scholar, available through thousands of retailers nationwide.

Robert mentors and has been shadowed by youth on and off the set. His teaching credits includes the Kathy Wickline Casting Acting for The Camera & Rehoboth Summer Children's Theatre Film camps.  He is a 2020 Barrymore Award Nominator and previously served as a judge for the 20th Annual Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition.

Robert is also a SAG/AFTRA member whose film, TV and theatre credits includes Denzel Washington's The Great Debaters, HBO's The Wire, The Underground Kings, and The Storm: A Pop Rock Stage Musical. 

Robert holds an MFA in Screenwriting (Spalding University), B.A. in Theatre & Film (Magna Cum Laude, Saint Augustine’s University) and Diploma in Creative Writing (Philadelphia H.S. for Creative & Performing Arts).​​

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