Festival Year: 2012

Robbie Gemmel

Roles: Director, Producer

Robbie Gemmel is an award-winning filmmaker focused on environmentally oriented documentaries and outreach campaigns. After graduating from Emerson College with a BA in Visual Media Arts in 2003, he took a position at the PBS series NOVA where he worked on four full-length NOVA documentaries and numerous segments of NOVA ScienceNow. Those programs received numerous awards, including an Emmy Award, AAAS Science Journalism, CINE Golden Eagle, CINE Special Jury, and a Population Institute Global Media Award for Best Documentary. In 2006, Robbie was an associate producer for Saved by the Sun, a documentary for PBS/NOVA about solar energy, and The Future We Will Create: Inside the World of TED. In 2011, he directed and produced Cape Spin: An American Power Struggle.

Festival Year: 2012


Cape Spin: An American Power Struggle

(US, 2011, 84min)