One of Australia’s most outstanding actors, Rob Carlton has starred in a long list of Australian television series including Underbelly III – The Golden Mile, Chandon Pictures, The Hollowmen, All Saints, Blue Heelers, Water Rats, Roar, A Country Practice and E Street. His portrayal of Kerry Packer in Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo was heralded by critics and audiences alike earning him the Most Outstanding Lead Actor award on top of winning the Silver Logie.
Rob continued his association with ABC TV across a number of dramas and entertainment programs as well as co-productions with Fremantle Media and WTFN productions.
His feature film credits include Any Questions For Ben?, Strange Bedfellows, You Can’t Stop the Murders,Muggers and The Year My Voice Broke. He will be seen in the upcoming film Mental.
A graduate of Sydney University in English Literature, Rob is also a producer, director and writer. His production company Shadowfax TV produced two series of the award-winning comedy Chandon Pictures, seen on both Movie Extra and ABC TV. Rob co-directed as well as taking creator, writer and acting credits in the series. Chandon Pictures is now shown in over 15 territories around the world, including the USA and UK. Both Chandon Pictures and Rob Carlton have been nominated for numerous awards for the show, with Rob winning the Australian Writers Guild Award for Best Narrative Comedy in 2008. Rob’s play A-Framed was first produced by his production company in 1998 to critical and box office success. A-Framed has since been produced in Sydney and Melbourne by various theatre companies.
As a keynote speaker, Rob’s down-to-earth delivery, astute character observations and self deprecating humour are a world away from a corporate presentation… Perfect!