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“ROBOT AND FRANK” | director, Jake Schreier

[PREMIERE SCREENING: Friday, January 20 6:30 pm –Rose Wagner Performing Arts center, SLC]

I got into film because I was spectacularly mediocre at everything else. I loved art and performance, but wasn’t much of an actor, was a pretty bad keyboard player and couldn’t draw at all. When I got to try out filmmaking at an NYU summer high school program, it was the first time where the things I made vaguely resembled the ideas I had in my head.

That doesn’t really explain why Robot & Frank had to be a film, except that in my hands it would have made for a really cheesy song or an even worse painting.

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