Robin was asked by social enterprise toilet paper startup Who Gives A Crap, and their branding agency Naked Communications, to come up with an attention-stealing video concept to help launch their brand, and convince people to pre-purchase toilet paper through their crowd-funding campaign. See the results in the case-study video.
Cannes Lions Finalist 2013 (PR)
CommsCon Grand Prix Australian PR Campaign of 2012
Best Use of Small BudgetMFA Awards
2 x Effie Finalist (2013) Top 5 Crowdfunding Campaigns 2012
ADMA Award FMCG – Bronze
Most Innovative Use of Social Media – CommsCon
Best Investor/Community Relations Campaign (CommsCon)
Bestadsontv.com – Best Interactive
Robin produced, co-wrote and directed the online series Altruman, which follows a selfless superhero as he begins to question his life choices after he's diagnosed with cancer.
The series was supported by Screen Australia and premiered on ABC iview in Australia, and is currently licensed with Canal +.
Winner - Best Actor (Comedy) - Indie Series Awards, LA, 2015
Winner - Best Writing - San Francisco Webfest 2015
Nominee - Best Director (Comedy), Indie Series Awards, LA, 2015
Nominee - Best Soundtrack - Indie Series Awards, LA, 2015
Official Selection - LA Webfest 2015
Official Selection - Seattle Webfest 2015
Nominee, Best Dramedy, Best Direction - Rome Web Awards 2015
Official Selection - Buenos Aires Webfest 2015
Official Selection - Hollyweb Festival 2015
Official Selection - Miami Webfest 2015
Robin has directed and co-written several sketches with comedian-actors Pete Wells and Julia Harari.
Robin directed Tobin Brothers' 2015 'Celebrating Lives' campaign featuring Denis Walters, having directed the 2013 campaign featuring their 'Surfers' TV commercial, shot by renowned surf photographer Jon Frank.
In 2014, Robin directed a spot for Melbourne underwear startup TomBoi, launching their line of gender-free, stylish and comfy undies.
Robin produced and co-wrote this short film, directed by Hannah Moon. It was funded by Screen Australia through the 'Springboard' Talent Escalator.
Written by Stephen Sholl, Hannah Moon & Robin Geradts-Gill
Length: 15 mins
Winner, Best Global Comedy - Arizona Film Festival 2015
Official Selection - Melbourne International Film Festival, 2015
Official Selection - Palm Springs International Shortfest, 2015
Official Selection - Kyiv International Short Film Festival 2015
Official Selection - St Kilda Film Festival 2015
Boomgate Films was formed in 2012 by friends and long-time collaborators Robin Geradts-Gill, Hannah Moon and Stephen Sholl for the purpose of creating compelling narrative content for film, television and the internet.
Together they have developed and produced projects such as the short film 'Dario', the web series 'Altruman' and feature film 'Starfish' (in development).
In 2014 Robin directed a short documentary with grade six students from Fitzroy Community School in which the kids themselves conducted the interviews and created the narrative.
Produced by Jackson Castiglione with the support of the Lord Mayor's Charitable Trust and Little Bigshots.