Rob Thorp studied film and writing in NYC and attended Rutgers University where he received his degrees in English and Education.
His first feature film, The Dirty Thirty, which he directed and co-wrote, premiered in Asbury Park, NJ in the summer of 2016, and was contracted for digital distribution. His second feature, Shark River, which Rob wrote and directed, is currently on the festival circuit. It had its premiere in March, 2022.
His current film projects include, The Boy Roach, which won both the Paris Play International Film Festival & Garden State Film Festival for best feature script, and Ghostly George, a feature script in development.
In addition to feature films, Rob directed Gateway City: Last Chance & Pandemic Fix which have garnered numerous awards on the film festival circuit (New York Movie Awards, Indie X Film Fest, Florence Film Awards) on which he served as the films' director.
A full-time writer and teacher, Rob resides on the Jersey shore.