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Robin Schlaht

CANADA

Based in Regina, Canada, Robin Schlaht is a director and producer of documentary and dramatic film and television projects. Since graduating from the University of Regina’s BFA Film program in 1992, Robin’s films have included Sons and Daughters, a documentary exploration of childhood in seven different countries, the feature length documentary Moscow Summer, shot in Russia in 1995, and The Heart Becomes Quiet, about survivors of the Union Carbide gas disaster in Bhopal, India. Robin’s first dramatic feature film, Solitude, starring Lothaire Bluteau and Vanessa Martinez, premiered in 2001 to rave reviews throughout Canada and internationally. In 2007 Robin completed his feature-length documentary To Be Romeo & Juliet, which accompanies actors preparing to portray Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers in three very different stage productions in three different countries. And in 2008 Robin’s documentary series A Few Good Men & Women, following police recruits through their demanding training at Saskatchewan Police College, premiered on Canadian television to rave reviews and strong viewer response. More recently Robin participated in the I Heart Regina compilation film, creating the short film Don’t Slip on the Ice, and produced the documentary feature film Christ CORE.