Robert Weinbach is a native of St. Louis, Mo. and graduate of Missouri University from which he received a B.A. degree in Radio/Television Production and Journalism.Mr. Weinbach lived and worked in Europe and the Mid East for eight years and began his film career in Spain as co-producer of PLATERO & I (based on the Nobel Prize winning book by Juan Ramon Jimenez}. Subsequently, he produced and co-authored two other feature films in Spain; HALLUCINATION starring George Montgomery and BLIND MANS BLUFF aka CAULDRON OF BLOOD starring Boris Karloff, Jean Pierre Aumont and Viveca Lindfors. Upon returning to the United States, he produced TROPIC HEAT aka THE AWAKENING co-written by best-selling author, Robin Moore (THE GREEN BERETS and THE FRENCH CONNECTION).In London, Mr. Weinbach co-authored and produced THE MUTATIONS aka THE FREAKMAKER starring Donald Pleasence, Tom Baker & Academy Award nominees, Jill Haworth and Michael Dunn and directed by Jack Cardiff (Academy Award winner, Cinematography THE RED SHOES and AFRICAN QUEEN) and New York Film Critics Winner as director of SONS & LOVERS. Later, in the U.S. Mr. Weinbach packaged and co-authored the screenplay for GOOD LUCK, MISS WYCKOFF based on the novel by Pulitzer Prize winning author, William Inge starring Anne Heywood and Donald Pleasence.
Mr. Weinbach is a two time winner of the Houston International Film Festival Screenplay Competition for his original screenplay JITTERBUG as Best Dramatic Musical and the
Gold Award for his screenplay of THE KILLER INSIDE ME based on the
classic novel by acclaimed, noir cult author, Jim Thompson.
Other highlights of Mr. Weinbach’s creative career include designing and building three, architecturally lauded, single family residences in Los Angeles’ Hollywood Hills. Mr. Weinbach is a member of the Directors Guild and Writers Guild and lives in Los Angeles, Ca. where he enjoys frequent visits with his children, Brent, Laura, Max and Nicholas.
Cyclone is currently poised to launch an innovative Equity Participation Program, providing
a unique opportunity for qualified individuals and entities to participate in select Cyclone Productions independent film productions.