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Speaker's Biography

Brian Robbins

Co-Founder, Awesomeness TV; Film Director


Brian Robbins is one of the entertainment industry’s most prolific producers of television, film and digital media. Included under the Awesomeness banner are AwesomenessTV, Awesomeness Films, DreamWorksTV and Awestruck. As the co-founder of Tollin/Robbins Productions and the founder and president of Varsity Pictures, Robbins is best known for executive producing numerous popular and critical television hits aimed at teens and young audiences, including the CW series Smallville and One Tree Hill, Disney Channel’s Sonny With a Chance, Nickelodeon’s All That and Kenan and Kel, WB’s What I Like About You and Spike TV’s Blue Mountain State. In features, Robbins has directed and/or produced films such as Disney’s Wild Hogs and Shaggy Dog, Paramount’s Coach Carter and Varsity Blues, DreamWorks’ Norbit and Sony’s Radio. Robbins won a Directors Guild Award, a Peabody Award, was awarded the Pioneer Prize by the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and also received Emmy Award nomination.


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