Robert McGinley

Robert R McGinley is the writer-director of the feature films JIMMY ZIP and SHREDDER ORPHEUS. JIMMY ZIP, starring Brendan Fletcher, Chris Mulkey, Adrienne Frantz and Robert Gossett won the Best Dramatic Feature award at the Hollywood Film Festival and SHREDDER ORPHEUS is a Seattle cult classic featuring the late great poet, Jesse Bernstein. Both films underscore Robert McGinley’s ongoing interest in rites of passage stories that highlight “the hero’s journey.”

Projects in development include the action drama BLOOD RUNS THICKER and the music driven cyber-punk thriller, DANGER DIVA.

Prior to his immersion in filmmaking, McGinley was the founding artictic director for the internationally accloaimed Seattle theater, On the Boards; a producer and presenter of contemporary dance, theater and music from around the world.

In addition to his work as a filmmaker and theater producer, McGinley writes and performs poetry embelished by music and various incendiary arts.