Robert Arnold is a filmmaker based in the San Francisco Bay Area. His recent films include Annabelle (2012), There's No Sound in My Head (2010), and All Animals (2009), which won the Director's Choice Award at the San Francisco International Festival of Short Films 2009. Annabelle and All Animals were both co-directed with Robert's creative partner, writer Cynthia Mitchell. They are currently in post-production on The Exchange, a narrative feature shot in Paris and Normandy.
In 2007, Robert's feature-length documentary, The Key of G, won the Golden Gate Award for Best Bay Area Feature Documentary at the San Francisco International Film Festival, and aired nationally on PBS. It is now in educational distribution through New Day Films.
Robert also works as a freelance cinematographer, editor, and colorist. His editing work includes Sins Invalid and This Dewdrop World (both 2013) and Always My Son (2010), which was directed by Vivian Kleiman and premiered at the Frameline Festival.
His work as a colorist can be seen in Interior.Leather.Bar, which premiered at Sundance in 2013, and Slomo, among others.
Robert studied Humanities at the University of California, Berkeley; Film Production at San Francisco State University; and holds a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute.
Films by Robert Arnold
A young man with multiple disabilities leaves his mother's home to share an apartment with his caregivers.