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Richard E. Robbins (Director) is an award-winning writer, producer and director whose career spans news, documentary and fiction. His 2007 film, Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience, was nominated for an Academy Award for best documentary. The television version of the film received two Emmy Awards. Richard spent years collaborating with Peter Jennings beginning with the cricially acclaimed ABC News series The Century, which Richard helped develop and produce. His documentary work for Jennings took him from the mountains of Kashmir interviewing Al Qaeda militants, to the press plane of the 2000 Bush campaign. In addition to his work with The Documentary Group, Robbins has been working in scripted television. In 2009, he wrote and produced a dramatic pilot for ABC, and is at work on a new program from AMC entitled Rubicon that will premiere in the summer of 2010.

Co-founded by Tom Yellin and Kayce Freed Jennings, The Documentary Group has years of experience producing long-form, non-fiction programming for television and theatrical release. With prestigious awards, including Emmys, Peabodys, duPonts and Oscar nominations, TDG has a proven track record in creating an award-winning, critically acclaimed, feature documentary film. For more information, please visit www.thedocumentarygroup.com.