Robert Sexton is an Emmy winning Producer and critically acclaimed Director. Sexton directed the first immersive, 360° heavy metal concept video, premiering on The Wall Street Journal, and the first VR live metal video, both in 2015.
His CV includes numerous award wins and nominations, along with official selections and invitations from peer-driven entertainment award shows and film festivals around the world.
Winner of 3 Emmy Awards: Producing from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for ad campaign and produced spots for FORD/Trunk Monkey.
2 Grammy Awards: Post producer on Paul McCartney DVD, "Live Kisses.
Nominations/wins: MTV, CMT, AMA, ACMA, VH1, GAC, Loudwire, DOVE, Screamfest. Shriekfest. The list goes on.
His experiences as a director landed him a guest panelist spot at the San Diego Comic-Con discussing his horror themed music videos and movie/TV projects and as guest panelist/speaker on Immersive/VR.
Produced/Directed: 1st narrative-driven heavy metal narrative 360° video for INCITE
Produced/Directed: 1st live heavy metal 360° music video for Soulfly
He is a road tested, trial by fire, producer/director who possesses a 15+ year track record of being under budget, on schedule and finishing up with a great end product... All done with a sense of humor and panache.
Robert attended the School of Visual Arts in NYC before moving to Hollywood where he edited low budget features. He moved up the ranks in the various departments nearing the top of the food chain.
Robert has directed music videos for acts such as Soulfly, the Sepultura brother's Cavalera Conspiracy, The Dwarves (featuring The Suicide Girls), HellYeah, The Devil Wears Prada, Death Angel, Genocide, The Hangmen, Pigmy Love Circus (featuring Danny Carey of TOOL) and lives shoots for Mondo Generator (featuring members of QOTSA, Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters and Twiggy of Marilyn Manson) and AMEN.
His film, "Legion," became a midnight movie favorite at Weekend of Horrors and was the first movie shown on FangoriaTV. He won the "Best Director" award presented by Alice Cooper at the Eerie Horror Fest.
Produces/Directs: Commercials, TV promos / sizzles, music videos, Inter-media, web-series. 360°, cars, kids, critters, models, celebs, rockers, rappers, divas, centerfolds, real people. He also teaches various acting workshops in LA. He served as a producer for high-profile commercials for clients such as Little Debbie, Ford, Yamaha, Burger King and Rubio's.
From Toby Keith to Marilyn Manson. Reba McEntire to The Suicide Girls. OK Go to Brad Paisley. West Coast Customs to NASCAR.
15+ years of experience; Director, HOP, EP, Senior Producer, Line Producer, Bidder. UPM. His credits are vast, glowing recommendations are available, (along with a few voodoo dolls with his image on them)
I have been in the industry since 1999.