Robert W. Fisher
Writer / Producer
Robert W. Fisher’s first screenplay, written while attending Syd Field’s 1st Screenwriting workshop at Sherwood Oaks Experimental College in Hollywood, Ca., was the low budget thriller, “Darkroom” (1988), directed by Terrence O’Hara and produced by Omega Entertainment by horror maven, Nico Mastorakis & Jessica Rains, actor Claude Rains’ daughter.
Mr. Fisher also worked as a Script & Story Analyst for legendary B-Movie Producer, Samuel Z. Arkoff in Beverly Hills and published over 40 pulp style paperbacks under a variety of pen names. During this phase of his career, he also wrote a highly successful, worldwide release of the video game, “The Farmer’s Daughter” through Nocturnal software.
Departing Hollywood for Orlando, Fl., Mr. Fisher Produced several projects while a partner at the Pamplin-Fisher Company’s main offices at Universal Studios Orlando such as “Michael Winslow Live “(1999), starring Michael Winslow of the “Police Academy” franchise; “Magic4Morons”(2000), starring Lyndel (Tim Scarbrough) and hosted by Michael Winslow; and “Hoover” (2000), starring Academy Award winner – Ernest Borgnine.
Mr. Fisher’s screenplay, “Cold Heat” with co-writer, Michael Grais (Poltergeist, Cool World) is in development. He also continues to write paperback thrillers under the pen name Parker T. Mattson, originally published through Black Mask/Disruptive Publishing: “Killing Liberty”, “Interception City”, and “Tropic Heat”. He just finished the official screenplay adaptation of “The 13th Juror” by the New York Times Best Selling Author, John Lescroart.
Mr. Fisher is currently a member of the International Thrillers Writers, the Director’s Guild of America, and MENSA.