Rob Allyn

Head of Jury

Rob Allyn is the CEO of Margate House Films LLC and is a New York Times best-selling author. He produced and wrote the 2021 film Edge of the World, the true story of the 1840’s Borneo, which inspired literary works such as Lord Jim and The Man Who Would Be King. With his sons Conor and Jake Allyn, Rob Allyn made the box office hit 2021 film No Man’s Land. He was also the producer of Netflix’s film I’m No Longer Here, which was short-listed for the 2021 Academy Awards’ Best International Feature Film award and won multiple awards at the 2020 Ariel Awards. The Allyns are now producing All Souls Rising, a limited television series about the 1790’s Haitian Revolution, and Beast, which tells the story of a real-life serial killer in 1990’s Colombia.