Rob Whitehair, Director/Producer

Rob Whitehair, Director/Producer

Rob Whitehair, Director/Producer

Rob Whitehair is an award-winning independent filmmaker who strives to tell stories that celebrate life and explore the connections between people and the Earth.

His films have won multiple awards at international festivals and have been broadcast worldwide.

He recently directed the multiple award-winning feature documentary The Little Red Truck which enjoyed a US theatrical release in the top 50 major markets in 2008 and was subsequently released on DVD worldwide, including Netflix and Blockbuster. His most recent wildlife film was Hollywood Fox (June 2006) for Parthenon Entertainment, National Geographic International, NDR, Animal Planet US and Voom TV, a unique blue chip high definition special about the endangered San Joaquin Kit Fox in California.

As a cinematographer, he has shot over four hundred hours of high definition footage in conditions ranging from -30F to 120F. His camera work has been used in productions for Nat Geo, Discovery, PBS, and international broadcasters as well as many feature documentaries. He has been an on-camera host of a television series for PBS about wildlife films (1999,2000).

He cites his influences as Jacques Cousteau, Orson Welles, John Wayne, Black Elk, Jackson Pollock and music…any and all types of music. He still believes that anything is possible.