Rob VanAlkemade

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A few of my favorite things.

Drugs: Crunchy Chocolate Caramel Ice Cream, Sex, Nap

Places: Saturated Colors on Old Walls, Beaches with Puppies

People: Organically Weird, Introspective, Potentially Heroic

Religion: Pragmatic Optimism, Navajo

Rob VanAlkemade is a filmmaker who specializes in getting the most from his stories and subjects with the quietest, least-intrusive footprint possible, from corporate headquarters to war zones. His pragmatic, supportive leadership of tactical, streamlined crews in every phase of production have resulted in a Sundance Jury award as Director, a new television series as showrunner, and a feature documentary for National Geographic made by exactly three people. A near-felonious high school dropout, Rob eventually graduated with honors from The New School for Social Research in New York with an MA in Media Studies.