Robert Schenkkan | The Orchard Project

Robert Schenkkan

Professional Residency

Years: 2010, 2011, 2013, 2016

ROBERT SCHENKKAN is a Pulitzer-prize winning, Tony@ Award winning, Writer's Guild Award winning, three-time Emmy nominated writer of Stage, Television, and Film. He is the author of fourteen original full-length plays, two musicals, and a collection of one-act plays. He co-wrote the feature film, HACKSAW RIDGE (six Academy Award nominations) and THE QUIET AMERICAN, and his television credits include: ALL THE WAY, THE PACIFIC, THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN and SPARTACUS.

He is currently working on The 12, a new musical, directed by John Doyle. Anticipating a NY off-Bway production in the next 16 months.
The Last Flier, a movie for Jake Gyllenhaal and Amazon, is negotiating with a director and hopes to be in production later this year.
Union, a movie for Joseph Gordon Levitt and Amazon, recently attached Forest Whitaker and Nina Yang Bogniovi of Significant Productions to co-produce. He is also currently working on a pilot for a new television series about the formation of United Artists, HollywoodLand, with Stephen Spielberg/Amblin productions and the Chaplin Estate.