February 12, 1980 |
Northern Indiana, US
|Alma mater||University of Southern California|
|Occupation||Actress, Writer, Director|
Robin Bain earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in theater from the University of Southern California and subsequently went on to perform as an actress on the NBC comedy series, The Real Wedding Crashers, Comedy Central's Mind of Mencia and alongside rockstar, Gene Simmons in a commercial promoting his television series, Gene Simmons Family Jewels. Bain then made guest appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Real Time with Bill Maher.
Bain acted as a live action character on Seth Green's Emmy Award-winning animated show Robot Chicken, which airs on the Cartoon Network's Adult Swim. She also voiced multiple characters for the 2009 Robot Chicken Christmas special.
Robin Bain worked behind the scenes learning the ropes as a unit production manager in commercial and music video production and went on to write and direct her own work. Working as a director, Bain has been at the helm of several music videos, most notably videos featuring In This Moment singer, Maria Brink and country music band, The Clark Family Experience.
Bain's 2003 short film, Paper Doll was screened on the independent film festival circuit, and earned Bain nominations for Best Actress, Best Director and a win for Best Short at the SMMASH Film Festival.
Writer and director
Robin Bain wrote, directed and produced the independent film, Nowhereland in 2016, which speaks on the harsh realities of sex trafficking in the United States. Nowhereland is set for release in 2017.
Robin Bain is an author for Ms. In The Biz, a website dedicated to female filmmakers. Bain often gears her writing toward controversial subjects regarding women in the film industry.
|The Larry Sanders Show||1997||Swimsuit Model||TV Series|
|Extra||1997||Swimsuit Model||TV Series|
|Self Righteous Suicide||2002||Writer, Director, Producer, Cinematographer|
|Paper Doll||2003||Natasha||Actress, Writer, Director, Producer
Nominated - Best Actress, Best Director at the SMMASH Film Festival
Winner - Best Short at the SMMASH Film Festival
|Monster House||2003||Actress||TV Series, 1 episode, Las Vegas House|
|Wishful Thinking||2004||Writer, Director, Producer, Cinematographer|
|The Real Wedding Crashers||2007||Robin||TV Series|
|Mind of Mencia||2007||Sketch Comedy Player||TV Series|
|The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||2008||Sketch Comedy Player||TV Series|
|Real Time with Bill Maher||2008||Sketch Comedy Player||TV Series|
|Robot Chicken||2008–2009||Herself; additional voices||TV Series, 2 episodes
"President Evil", "Dear Consumer"
|Eat Cake||2010||Sheila||Actress, Writer, Director, Producer|
|Nowhere to Run||2010||Claudia||Actress, Writer, Director, Producer, Cinematographer|
|The Brides of Sodom||2010||Sandy||Directed by cult, horror filmmaker, Creep Creepersin|
|Hollywood Sex Wars||2011||Julie Cantalopez||Cameo Appearance|
|The Cheater||2015||Candy||Short Film|
|Nowhereland||2017||Actress, Writer, Director, Producer|
|Without You I'm Nothing||2017||Actress, Writer, Producer|
|You Broke The Rules||2017||Writer|
|The Kung Pao Kitty Project||2017||Writer|
Awards and nominations
|2003||SMMASH Film Festival||Best Short||Paper Doll||Won|
|2003||Best Director - Robin Bain||Paper Doll||Nominated|
|2003||Best Actress - Robin Bain||Paper Doll||Nominated|
|2003||California Independent Film Festival||Official Selection||Paper Doll||Nominated|
|2016||23rd Annual IFS Los Angeles Film Festival||Best Picture||Nowhereland||Won|
|2016||Best Dramatic Feature Film||Nowhereland||Won|
|2016||Audience Choice Award||Nowhereland||Won|
|2016||Accolade Global Film Competition||Award of Recognition, Dramatic Impact||Nowhereland||Won|
|2016||Award of Recognition, Women Filmmakers||Nowhereland||Won|
|2016||Award of Recognition, Writing - Robin Bain||Nowhereland||Won|
|2016||Award of Recognition, Direction - Robin Bain||Nowhereland||Won|
- "FILM COURAGE: Empowering Filmmakers and Creatives - USC graduate Robin Bain share about her latest...".
- Filmcourage (22 July 2015). "'Out of 188 Kickstarter Supporters I Knew Roughly 30' NOWHERELAND Filmmaker Robin Bain on Crowdfunding Over $34k in 2014 - Film Courage". Film Courage.
- Robin Bain - The Real Wedding Crashers. 17 May 2007 – via YouTube.
- Official Mind of Mencia blog comedycentral.com
- flickr.com screen capture; Robin Bain & Jay Leno Robin Bain on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
- "Watch ""Real Time With Bill Maher" Episode #6.12 (Season 6, Episode 12) (2008)" movie on WatchAllYouCan.com full Movies online and TV series for free!".
- Variety.com Players
- "Robot Chicken - Season 4, Episode 20: Dear Consumer - TV.com". TV.com. CBS Interactive.
- "Robin Bain: Director - Music Video Clips Video by Robin Bain on Myspace". Myspace.
- Clark Family Experience; music video director, Robin Bain
- Smmash Film Festival Site
- Bain interview on Screennut.com regarding Nowhereland
- movieline.com Lundgren on Expendables 2 and upcoming projects.
- "Robin Bain, Author at Ms. In The Biz". Ms. In The Biz.
- "Featured Content on Myspace". Myspace.
- ""Robin Bain" Video - Celebrity Interview and Paparazzi". OVGuide.
- Robin Bain. "Official Robin Bain, photos, images, bio, news: Support Our Troops this Holiday Season".
- Official Robin Bain's Details
- "Watch "Paper Doll" (2003) Free Online". OVGuide.
- "Independent Filmmakers Showcase Award Winners (2016)".
- "Accolade Competition Award Winners (2016)".
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