In 2009 Scott Robbe formed FEED YOUR HEAD PRODUCTIONS (FYH) and created ACT UP! , a documentary feature that he is producing with acclaimed director Gus Van Sant. His interviews while directing and producing for FYH have included Sarah Jessica Parker, Mathew Broderick, Joel Grey, Nathan Lane and many other celebrities in the entertainment and corporate world.
From 2006-2009 Scott Robbe was the Executive Director of Film Wisconsin, Inc., a unique private\public partnership he co-founded in 2005 to grow the film, television and video game production industry in Wisconsin. Having worked as a line producer and producer for over 20 years in both New York and Los Angeles, he was able to bring such films as PUBLIC ENEMIES, and “pilots” for television series to shoot in Wisconsin. He successfully led the legislative fight to enact the “Film Wisconsin Bill,” a program that brought a 25% production incentive to Wisconsin. Subsequently Wisconsin saw a dramatic increase in production resulting in nine feature films and sixteen television shows in 2008 alone.
As a Producer\Director Scott Robbe has created concerts, award-winning television and critically acclaimed independent films and theater. His credits include film, television and commercials shot in the US, Canada, Europe and the Caribbean. His TBS series “Pirate Tales” was shot on location in the jungles of Puerto Rico and on two coasts.
His producing credits include being the Supervising Producer for the launch of NBC\Bravo’s hit Queer Eye For The Straight Guy. He has been a Consulting Producer and Line Producer for MTV Networks on The Newlywed Show Special, MTV Beach House and Spring Break 2004. His concert, commercials and television specials have featured Bon Jovi, Melissa Etheridge, Boyz II Men, Cyndi Lauper, Tony Bennett and Sting. Robbe also Line Produced for the new “lifestyle” series Everyday Elegance With Colin Cowie for WE, Produced by Design TV in New York and has worked with Chef Bobby Flay for Lifetime Television. His “television specials,” design and cooking shows have included work for Bravo, Martha Stewart and PBS. He also has produced commercials for both the US and Japanese market featuring a long roster of “name” talent.
Scott has helped create shows for VH1 including Upfront with Melissa Etheridge, a "Storytellers" installment on the band BON JOVI and a concert for BOYZ II MEN benefiting the Save The Music Foundation for VH1 executive John Sykes at the Beacon Theater. In addition, he was the Line Producer for the Robert Smigel and Farrelly Bros. project starring Triumph The Insult Dog – “America’s Triumph.”
Previous to that Scott was the Line Producer for original programming at Lifetime Television. Some of the programming he helped create included Late Date, The Main Ingredient w\ Bobby Flay and Dianna - Legacy of a Princess for ABC\Lifetime. Other credits include Director of Production for Comedy Central, including Line Producing their hit special Out There.
Past projects include dramatic TV movies for American Playhouse and the PBS series Wonderworks. His series The Independents garnered an ACE award and he served as Associate Producer for the series The Best of the National Geographic Specials. He has also managed specials for HBO and served as Executive in Charge of Production for the CTW movie special The House of Dies Drear.
Other work includes producing numerous corporate films, PSA’s, promos and commercials featuring such talent as Jason Alexander, Sting and Charles Barkley for clients such as Fuji, GE Healthcare, Lucent Technologies etc.