In 2015, Robert Bryce Milburn's short film American Hell won five awards, nominated for five awards, and screened worldwide in more than 20 film festivals. He also directed and produced his second short film "Aubade", which is currently in post-production and is set to release in 2016. After producing his second short film, he was then hired to produce a promo for Netflix with the Vine star BatDad.
In-between all of that, he also worked on productions as a Grip and/or Rigging Grip such as Dirty Grandpa, Rectify, Powers, Miracles From Heaven, NFL Monday Night Football, Being Mary Jane, Finding Carter, The Real Housewives of Atlanta, and Neighbors 2. During this year, he obtained his first Key Grip position on TruTV's The Carbonaro Effect.
In 2014, Robert Bryce Milburn continued working as a Camera Assistant and started Camera Operating on Reality TV shows such as The Real Housewives Of Atlanta, Say Yes To The Dress, FriendZone, BBQ Pit Wars, and Double Divas. He then quit pursuing work within the Camera Department and directed and produced his first short film American Hell. He Produced, Directed, Edited, Casted, was the Prop Master, Production Designer, Art Director, Location Manager, and 1st AD on American Hell, which was shot in two days on the ArriFlex 416 using Super 16mm film. After that, he began working as a Grip and Rigging Grip under the I.A.T.S.E. Local 479. He worked on productions such as Goosebumps, Ride Along 2, The Hunger Games 4, Complications, Satisfaction, Resurrection, and The Originals.
In 2013, Robert Bryce Milburn started pursuing a career as a Grip and Electrician. Through out the year, he worked on productions such as Janelle Monae's "Q.U.E.E.N.", The Great Christmas Light Fight, and Trip To Bountiful. He also continued working as a Camera Assistant and Camera Operator on Reality TV shows such as Double Divas, The Happenings, Four Weddings, The New Atlanta, and many others. He also got ran over by a truck in 2013.
In-between working on various productions, he managed to direct and produce a web series pilot entirely on GoPros. Btw... Never shoot a full production entirely on GoPros! It's not fun! The pilot was about a college student who rediscovers the pitfalls of going home and the hopelessness of ever trying to leave again. You can view screenshots of STUCK here!
In 2012, Robert Bryce Milburn graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a B.F.A. in Photography and Minor in Film & Television. He began working as a Production Assistant on shows such as The Walking Dead, The Biggest Loser, Family Feud, and Toddlers And Tiaras. In-between PA jobs, he would shoot head shots of local actors within Atlanta and began writing his own screenplays during his down time.
Halfway through 2012, he directed and produced his first independent production, which was a music video for his friend's song titled "4.14". The music video was shot within two days in a laundry mat in Atlanta, Georgia. It was about a female nun that caused orgasms by shooting other females with her gun. Sounds absolutely stupid, I know... You can view stills of 4.14 here!
In 2011, Robert Bryce Milburn moved from Savannah, Georgia to Atlanta, Georgia to finish his degree in Photography and begin working in the film industry that started growing in Atlanta, Georgia. He started learning how to be a Grip and Electrician on Ludacris music videos and shoot varies independent short films around town.
He was also a background extra in Disney's Let It Shine... Only because they needed hipsters.
He also tried developing an animated pilot about... porn... A porn star who wanted to escape the disugsting world of porn and become a successful and presitgous actor in Hollywood. Harley would always come full circle due to his crazy antics that would either end with one of his co-worker's death or his own embarrassment. The characters were designed by Chris Burns, who designed characters for Superjail! and Ugly Americans. He was able to book Joe Lo Truglio (Reno 911! & Brooklyn Nine-Nine) as one of the lead characters. However, the production fell through due to funding.
In 2010, Robert Bryce Milburn spent most of his time photographing portraits and shooting student films at the Savannah College of Art and Design. He would photograph his friends at various college parties and events using large format and medium format photography. He also worked on his very first film set as a Production Assistant during 2010, which was a reality show titled The Best Thing I Ever Ate on The Food Network.
He got hired by Banana Republic to photograph their launch events in downtown Savannah.
He was also hired by Newgrounds.com to photograph all of their cartoon icons and turn them into real people. The photographs were never published, so here are a few.
After starting college in 2007, Robert Bryce Milburn began his studies in Film & Television during 2008. He learned how to edit film on a Steenbeck and began shooting short films using a Bolex H16 Reflex.
During his senior year of high school, Robert Bryce Milburn designed a tee shirt for women and children on Threadless.com. He spent most of his time teaching himself animation on Adobe Flash and how to design using Adobe Photoshop.
In 1989, Robert Bryce Milburn was born. His twin brother, Nath Milburn, animates cartoons for Adult Swim, Nickelodeon, and Disney.