Two-time Emmy Award-Winning Filmmaker
Robyn Symon is a two-time Emmy award-winning filmmaker specializing in documentaries and television series. Robyn began her career as a television news reporter at the NBC and ABC network affiliates in Southeast Texas and then joined the staff of the PBS station WPBT in Miami as a Producer, ultimately becoming a Senior Producer. In 2007, Robyn debuted in the independent film arena, producing, directing and editing the feature documentary “Transformation: The Life & Legacy of Werner Erhard” about one of the most controversial pioneers of the multi-billion-dollar self-help industry. Other award-winning films followed including “Behind the Blue Veil” about the nomadic Tuaregs caught in the middle of the war on terror in West Africa and “Uncle Gloria: One Helluva Ride” a stranger than fiction true story of a senior citizen who hides from the law as a woman and then undergoes a sex change operation. All of her films have won awards and received international distribution deals.
Robyn has also produced hundreds of hours of television programming for various networks including PBS, NBC, Discovery, CNBC, HGTV including the PBS series “Voices of Vision,” hosted by NPR’s Scott Simon focusing on the work of non-profit organizations around the world and “Florida!” for The Travel Channel. Recently Robyn produced and directed the docu-series “Nancy O’Dell Remembers” for the Reelz Channel about the shocking deaths of Robin Williams and Michael Jackson and “Fatal Addiction” an inside look at Hollywood’s role in the opioid crisis. Her most recent film DO NO HARM: Exposing the Hippocratic Hoax is currently on an international film tour and is available on Amazon and set for a broadcast on PBS stations in September 2020. In addition to two Suncoast Emmys, Robyn has been honored with three national Telly awards, two NABJ awards among others. For more info her company website is www.Symonproductions.com and www.donoharmfilm.com