BTFC Member: Screenwriter Robert McBride

Rob chatted with us about membership in the Black TV & Film Collective.  He is an active member of the community, often attending the Writer’s Committee events.

Robert McBride hails out of NJ. At the age of seven he began writing. He was selected into the creative writing classes at his school at a very young age. At the age of 12 he wrote his first screenplay – A Common Life. It was a spin-off of his favorite show at the time, which happened to be going off air, Seinfeld.

Robert has gone to NJ Film School and Gotham’s Writer Workshop. He has had sold 5 scripts. Two have been filmed and one is in pre-production now. He has also done assignment work and runs a screenplay coverage service


Robert L McBride
The Black TV & Film Collective a 501c3 organization that operates as a NYC film collective. In our work, we support all artists of color including but not limited to black filmmakers. We are a collaborative platform that represents diversity in film and supports inclusion in Hollywood and TV. Our professional network of New York City filmmakers gives knowledge to those who want to learn how to produce film, how to make a web series, how to budget film projects and more. We host NYC film workshops that welcome a variety of experience levels from first time filmmakers who are either students in film school or to notables within the television and film industry. See how you can make a difference in the world of cinema by becoming a member of our NYC film collective.
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