General Resumé/CV in text below, or click for pdf version.
Please click for Film-related Resumé pdf (not in text below).
Tom Robotham, General, Business & Academic CV/Resumé
2012- Present: President, Protokor, Inc., developing products for film & video industry.
2010- 2014: Consulting Director, Flimmaking Program, BU Center for Digital Imaging Arts, responsible for overall vision of program and curriculum.
2007- Present: Inventor and Lighting Designer, with a patented product (Blender® light) licensed to Lowel Light Manufacturing, World leader in location lighting.
2004- Present: Instructor in Filmmaking, Camera and Lighting, BU Center for Digital Imaging Arts, curriculum development in same areas.
2008- 2010: Instructor in Video Camera, Maine Media Workshops.
2006- 2008: Instructor in Cinematography, Mass College of Art.
2004- Present: Creative Director, Robotham Creative, Inc., Print, Marketing Integration and Consulting for clients including Canon, USA.
1995- Present: Director of Photography, International Cinematographers Guild.
Cinematography Resume pdf link above.
Directing Resume pdf link above.
1988-2004: President & Creative Director, Robotham Creative, Inc., 354 Congress St., Boston.
Handling print advertising, collateral, and web presence for clients with revenues from 8 million up to 130 million in annual sales.
Worldwide ad purchasing and strategic placement, upwards of ½ million yearly.
Winner of over a dozen independent Readership Awards for Advertising Effectiveness, Summit Creative Awards for web design.
Winner of Aegis and Telly Awards for spots.
1989-1991: Night classes at BostonFilm/VideoFoundation.
1981-1988: Account Exec, Copywriter & Designer, Robotham Advertising.
1987- 1988: Large scale floating sculpture installations in Charles Rivercommissioned by Cambridge Arts Council (by competition first year, by invitation second year).
1985- 1987: Sculptures sold to corporate collections.
1981-1985: Night classes at School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
1980: Jeffery Bigelow Design Studio: Custom plexiglas furniture craftsman.
1979: Graduated, Hampshire College with concentration in visual arts.
1978 Academic year: School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
1975: Graduated, Scituate High School.