WRITER // DIRECTOR
Robin Cloud is an award-winning writer and director working in television and film. A current member of the American Film Institute's Directing Workshop for Women, Robin wrote and directed the short film 2 Dollars that premiered at the BFI Flare Festival in London.
Her first narrative short, Out Again, was executive produced by Refinery29 as part of their Shatterbox Anthology and premiered in March of 2017 and received over 2 million views. In addition, Out Again received rave reviews and has screened at film festivals throughout the world.
Her docuseries, Passing: A Family in Black & White, executive produced by Topic/First Look Media, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2019.
Cloud is a 2017 Kickstarter Creative Fellow and a graduate of Lena Waithe's Hillman Grad mentee program. Robin has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Diva Magazine, GO magazine’s “Top 100 Women We Love,” Noire Magazine, and Time Out New York’s “Quote of the Week.”
She graduated cum laude from Howard University's School of Communications where she studied film under Haile Gerima. In addition, she studied cinematography at the School of Visual Arts. Her production company, Cloud Creative Media, was launched in March of 2016 and focuses on creating independent narrative and documentary films and series.
She is represented by Underground Management.
Robin has performed stand up comedy in comedy clubs, colleges, and universities across the country. She is known for her observational humor and strong character work. In addition to stand up, Robin has worked as a live on-air host and personality.
Beauty, Pride and Power in Photos by Lola Flash - New York Times
Interview with Robin Cloud on BRIC TV
Interview with Noire Magazine.