Australia , 2020, 11'36''
Director: Rob Stanton-Cook
Producer: Olivia Hantken
Writer: Rob Stanton-Cook
Editor: Adam Wills

Synopsis: Kilter explores the wreckage left in the wake of generational toxic masculinity. Following a violent crime of passion, a gentle young man descends into a tormented reality as he struggles to reconcile who he is and what he has become.

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Director: Rob Stanton-Cook
Rob Stanton-Cook was born in Townsville, but spent most of his childhood on Sydney's Northern Beaches. Raised in a film loving house-hold, his mother was an editor and father a Super 8 enthusiast, Rob’s aspirations for a life in film began at a young age. After completing a Bachelor of Digital Media at UNSW College of Fine Arts, Rob following in his mothers foot steps, and started his career in the edit suite. Here he was learning but restless and quickly made the leap to directing. In his last 10 years as a director Rob has moved from content to large scale brand campaigns, honing his style and craft. He has worked in Australia and abroad with International clients such as Wolf Blass, NRMA, PNC, Qantas, Swisse and HBF. He is an active member of the Directors Guild of America and is currently signed to Collider (AUS) and Joinery (US). At the centre of all Rob’s work is the desire to tell stories which illicit emotion. Beautiful, heart rendering and authentic tales which transport us. He’s also an explorer of the human condition, seeking out what drives us and how we interpret the world. True to his nature of constant evolution, Rob is now venturing into the next stage of his career directing drama for the big screen with his short Kilter. Taking inspiration from his new home in Tasmania, Rob also has a feature film (Orbit) and a short (Jennifer) in pre-production. Written and directed by Rob and produced in conjunction with Collider, all are currently scheduled to shoot in 2020.

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