Robert Manson (1985) is a writer / director based in Wicklow; Ireland & Leipzig; Germany. He is an NFS/IADT graduate (2008) & founder of Ballyrogan Films (2015). LOST IN THE LIVING, his debut feature film, premiered at the ACHTUNG BERLIN film festival (2015) where it was awarded the BEST DIRECTOR prize. This film was developed through Creative Europe Media's ENGAGE scheme and screened at 15 + festivals including the 60th Cork film festival & 34th International Film Festival of Uruguay. The film was released theatrically by UCM.ONE (2018) in Germany & Spain and on VOD (2019 - Amazon Prime, Apple TV, Google play) Robert's second feature length film HOLY ISLAND is an Authored Works film funded by the Art Council of Ireland and will soon begin it's festival journey.