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Robert Todd

Robert Todd is an American experimental filmmaker who specializes in making short poetic film collages out of footage he continuously shoots himself. He is currently a film professor at Emerson College.

You can learn more about this filmmaker at his official website.

Watch Streaming Films By Robert Todd:


Groundplay (2009)
Spectral Cycle (2009)
Fraternity Farm (2008)
Spirit House (2008)
Creation Myth (2007)
21 Alleys (2007)
Interplay (2006)
Qualities of Stone (2006)
In Loving Memory (2005)
Rising Tide (2004)
Flowergirls (2004)
Watch: film&video (2003)
Trauma Victim (2002)
Happy Peppy Sparky Doggy (2002)
Clip (2001)
Wait (2000)
Fable: I Want the World Clean (1999)
Fisherman: A Birthday Wish (1999)
Speak: When There Are No Words (1997)
Forgotten Time (1995)
Lost Satellite (1993)
Shut Up (1992)
Radio-Therapy (1989)


Flight Paths — Robert Todd

Robert Todd was Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. During his lifetime, he produced an extraordinary body of work in the form of short, experimental films that primarily captured his environment in minute and poetic detail.

Robert Beck Memorial Cinema: January — May Screenings, 1999

Continuing into 1999 at the Collective Unconscious theater space in NYC, the RBMC — co-programmed by Brian L. Frye and Bradley Eros — went on hiatus for the first week of the year, but resumed on January 12. Below is a list of screenings from then until a May 18 event that celebrated the RBMC’s first full year of existence.