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 "GET MARRIED OR DIE"   a New Film written by Rob Tobin

Distributed by Media108. USA release today on VOD. 
WATCH TRAILER HERE  (you may receive a “mature audience” content warning prompt):  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UniRKxMNQnc

You’ll be given the option of buying or renting the film at the end of the trailer.

OR, you can BUY OR RENT THE FILM on iTunes:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/get-married-or-die/id1325592448

PLEASE SUPPORT INDIEFILM and have a great time watching this funny, heartfelt, surprising film, featuring an amazing cast of Oscar, Golden Globe, and Emmy nominated actors! With your help we can make this GO VIRAL!  

Thank you!!! Feel free to contact Rob with questions at:  scripts90@gmail.com 

 

Rob's script "Chasing Spielberg" just won the prestigious Director's Choice award at the Austin Revolution Film Festival. 

 

Rob is in active negotations for the sale of his spec screenplay "Face Time" to a Canadian production company.

 

Rob is in active negotiations for the sale of his spec screenplay "Chasing Spielberg" to an Irish production company, which is putting together an international co-production deal with a Canadian production company. 

 

Rob has completed the script for a $35 million, English language animated feature for a Chinese studio.

 

Rob has completed rewriting the script for a $3 million feature film for a Canadian production company. 

 

Rob has completed the adaptation of two novels for a client. 

 

In the last year Rob's spec screenplays have won or placed in the following screenplay competitions:

 

  • CHASING SPIELBERG: 2017 DIRECTOR'S CHOICE AWARD AUSTIN REVOLUTION FILM FESTIVAL
  • CHASING SPIELBERG 2017 FINALIST AUSTIN REVOLUTION FILM FESTIVAL
  • SPRING TRAINING 2016 FINALIST Los Angeles Film and Script Festival
  • BACH ROCKS 2017 SEMI FINALIST AUSTIN REVOLUTION FILM FESTIVAL
  • BALLS OF DIFFERENT SIZES 2017 SEMI FINALIST AUSTIN REVOLUTION FILM FESTIVAL
  • FREEDOM CAFE 2017 SEMI FINALIST AUSTIN REVOLUTION FILM FESTIVAL
  • SPRING TRAINING 2017 SEMI FINALIST AUSTIN REVOLUTION FILM FESTIVAL
  • THE MAGIC RAIN 2017 SEMI FINALIST AUSTIN REVOLUTION FILM FESTIVAL
  • BALLS OF DIFFERENT SIZES  2016 FINALIST  LiveRead/LA
  • FREEDOM  CAFE 2017 FINALIST AUSTIN REVOLUTION FILM FESTIVAL  
 
 

 

 
 
Surf City Films Founder and CEO

ROB TOBIN

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• https://pro-labs.imdb.com/name/nm2599619 

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BIO 

Rob is a produced, award-winning screenwriter, published novelist, former motion picture development executive, and author of two well-known screenwriting books (“The Screenwriting Formula” and “How to Write High Structure, High Concept Movies.”). He is featured in the upcoming book "The Top 50 Indie Writers In The World" by Del Weston, Theresa Weston, and Nabi Zee.

  

Rob is currently working on a three-book adaptation, and is doing a rewrite for a Canadian/Chinese production company.

 

Rob’s feature script “Storefront” is in post production with Russian Media, featuring a cast of Golden Globe-wining, and Oscar-and-Emmy nominated actors.

 

Rob was a contributing writer on the English language Indian thriller “Dam 999,” which was released by Warner Brothers and shortlisted for a Best Picture Oscar.

 

Rob co-wrote “Broken,” produced for the PGA Make Your Mark film competition. “Broken” made the semi-finals (top ten) of that prestigious competition, judged by Michael Douglas, Kathy Bates and Danny Devito.

 

Rob wrote the Iraq War drama “The Camel Wars” on assignment, which John McTiernan (“Die Hard,” “Predator” “Hunt for Red October”) attached himself to direct.

  

Rob’s screenwriting books “The Screenwriting Formula” and “How to Write a High Structure, High Concept Movies” have led to speaking appearances at film festivals and writing conferences from Los Angeles to the south of France.

  

“I’m blessed,” Rob says, “I’ve got it all – friends, family, and my writing.” Rob's boundless talent, energy, and passion for writing and film guarantee him continued success.

 

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SPEC SCREENPLAYS

Available for submission 

 

(Drama) “Freedom Cafe,” A wounded Iraq War veteran's terrible childhood secret is slowly revealed as he undergoes psychotherapy as part of his rehabilitation.

 

(Drama, Low Budget) “Face Time,” A beautiful reporter becomes fascinated by a brilliant but grotesquely disfigured man who may have won the biggest lottery in history.

 

(Sports/Fantasy) “Spring Training,” What happens if Babe Ruth shows up for spring training… in 2013? With Negro League legend Josh Gibson? The two greatest players in the history of the game cross time and space to face 99mph fastballs, steroid monsters, their own legends and each other.

 

(Coming of Age, Sports Dramedy) “Balls of Different Sizes,” A dyslexic teenaged boy with a tough-guy attitude joins a girls’ softball team only to discover that the girls are tougher than he is, that it’s okay to ask for help, and that there is crying in softball.

 

(Rom Com) “Bach Rocks,” A rock star is stranded at a classical music conservatory while being taped 24/7 by a reality TV show crew. He falls in love with the school's beautiful dean, who hates his music, his lifestyle and isn't crazy about his supermodel girlfriend either.

 

(Dramedy) “The Life and Times of Lesbian, Alien, Opera Singers,” A billion dollar budget, every superstar in town, the worst script ever written, and a drunken screenwriter who refuses to write anything but technical manuals. Yup… par for the Hollywood course.

 

(Rom Com) “Love on the Adriatic,” A widowed American painter searches for a new life on Italy’s Adriatic coast.

 

(Drama) “Old Blood,” A dying old man is given a second chance at “life” when he’s bitten by a vampire.

 

(Urban Fantasy) “The Magic Rain,” A teen wizard from a sword and sorcery world is chased by an evil sorcerer into modern day Montana.

  

 (Urban Fantasy) “Making Gone,” A woman awakes with the power to make bad things and people disappear, and she doesn’t know where to stop.

 

(Drama) “Performing Love,” Two estranged daughters of an abusive father meet for his funeral to try to resolve the anger they feel toward him and each other.

 

(Sci Fi, Action) “Humalien,” Hunted by a race of alien assassins, a half-human, half-alien Earth woman is tasked to pick 1,000 humans worth saving from an impending holocaust that will destroy every living being on Earth. NOTE: Also a one hour televison pilot complete with additional episodes and bible.

 

(Sports/Fantasy) “Spokes,” "Ghost" meets "Sideways" in this "Sleepless in Sonoma" romantic comedy.  A billionaire widower trying to cope with his grief by obsessively riding his exercise bicycle, is invited to compete in the Tour de France.

 

(Urban Fantasy) “Not Another Body Switching Movie,” What happens when two friends switch bodies and don’t switch back… ever?

 

(Fantasy) “Hank and the Fairies,” A mentally challenged, small-town man is chosen by fairies to save them from a coldhearted developer who wants to destroy their magical garden.

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 WRITING SERVICES  

  • Story Notes
  • Consultation
  • Script Doctoring
  • Script Polishes
  • Script Rewrites
  • Screenwriting from concept or treatment
  • Adaptations

 

For a current fee schedule, contact Rob at scripts90@gmail.com

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REPRESENTATION

Eleni Larchanidou, LLM.

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6:06 am 

2012.04.01

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ROB'S BOOKS
Screenwriting Books 
 
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Chinese Translation of "The Screenwriting Formula" 
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        God Wars                        Jo-Bri and the Two Worlds 
 
 
 
DVDs
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