Biography

Rob Viscardis is a versatile filmmaker early in his career with credits on award winning films. Rob began his career as a musician performing original music in bands playing around Canada while keeping a toe in the film world. Since 2012 Rob has been film editor on a slew of short and feature documentary projects including his latest ‘Town of Widows (2019)’ which he also co-directed, and which premiered on CBC Docs POV. His previous feature length work was “Last Beer at the Pig’s Ear (2018), which picked up best documentary at the Hollywood Independent Filmmakers Festival. Rob has developed a versatile skill-set from producing his first films. Rob has credits on a dynamic array of productions including documentaries, dramatic feature films, television series, music videos and commercial work. He is a member of the Documentary Organization of Canada, and is an Associate Member of the Canadian Cinema Editors Association. Rob is now a part of a growing production company (ParadigmPictures.tv) producing original content in addition to collaborating with other production companies, agencies, artists and clients. His experience as a musician has given him a unique perspective on the language of sound and vision in film and working with musicians and composers.

Filmography  (selected works)

Music Videos (selected works)

  • Jayde – Electricity – Director, Cinematographer, Editor
  • Lindsay Barr – I Don’t Dance – Director, Cinematographer, Editor
  • Evangeline Gentle – Sundays – Director, Editor
  • Chris Culgin – Death of The Way It Is – Director, Editor, Camera
  • Mokomokai – World of Sorrow – Director, Cinematographer, Editor
  • Travis Eugene – Blinded – Director, Editor, Camera
  • The Strumbellas – Salvation – Assistant Director/Production Manager
  • Melissa Payne – September Skies – Director, Cinematographer, Editor
  • Bobby McBain – Drive – Director, Cinematographer, Editor
  • Jayde – Perfect Strangers – Director, Cinematographer, Editor
  • Chris Culgin – Lost & Found – Director, Cinematographer, Editor
  • Cross Dog – Good Lord – Director, Editor
  • Odin Quartet – In Memoriam – Director, Cinematographer, Editor
  • Nick Ferrio – Hide My Love – Director, Cinematographer, Editor