Filmmaker and cinematographer Bobby Webster was born in Tehran, grew up in London, and now lives and works in Brooklyn. But he's mostly English.
He has directed a number of national TV and web spots, for clients including Oral-B, Hasbro, Ruffles, Lenovo and Honeywell. He works independently and as part of the directing team Jetpacks Go!, along with multi-talented comedian/writer/filmmakers Alden Ford and Justin Tyler. He has directed major UK talent including Rebecca Hall and Rory Kinnear; his short film Bluebeard's Wife (Best of Raindance) has been televised in the US.
As a cinematographer, Bobby shot the Academy-Award winning short God of Love for director Luke Matheny. He has shot several independent features, including Lovesick - also for Luke - starring Matt LeBlanc, Ali Larter and Chevy Chase; It Had to Be You, for writer/director Sasha Gordon, starring Cristin Milioti and Dan Soder; and Casual Encounters, for writer/director Will McCord. Other recent projects include the shorts Irene & Marie, starring Olympia Dukakis and Burt Young, and Cosmology, for Genie Award-winning director Ian Harnarine. He also shoots many of the commercials he directs.
Bobby is currently in post-production for his latest short film, Detour, as well as Viking Funeral, co-directed with Alden Ford and written by - as well as starring - Justin Tyler.