Rob
Yescombe

Rob Yescombe is a writer and director for Film and TV.

Multiple award-winning writer Rob Yescombe began his career in videogames, where he has written for franchises including Alien, Rambo, Star Wars, Family Guy and Tarzan.

His feature screenplay Outside The Wire was produced by 42, Automatik, and Inspire Entertainment for Netflix. The film premiered in January 2021, and stars Anthony Mackie, Damson Idris, and Emily Beecham. Rob both wrote and directed the short film This is David Conrad, which premiered at the Raindance Film Festival and has been screened internationally. 

Among his accolades, Rob has won both the Screenwriting Award of Excellence and the Rising Star Award at the Canada International Film Festival, as well as Best Thriller at the Creative World Awards. He is one of just four games industry representatives on the jury for the BAFTA Breakthrough Brits award.

Rob wrote and directed the game trailer for Crysis 2 which has over 1.5 million YouTube views, and his live-action interactive experience Resident Evil: Live! terrified audiences at the GameCity festival: "Amazing... six people cried with fear" - The Guardian.

More recently, Rob has been commissioned to write two feature films, as well as writing and directing his own original video game for Tequila Works.

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Film

Writer 

Writer 
Director Mikael Håfström
Starring
  • Anthony Mackie
  • Damson Idris
  • Emily Beecham
  • Original sci-fi thriller

    Netflix
    42 / Automatik / Inspire Entertainment

    Original feature film set in the world of eSports. 

    Universal
    Focus Features
    In development
    Producer John Giwa-Amu
    Director Matthew Savage
    A photo journalist, embedded with a group of UK soldiers, is ambushed by a new type of allied drone technology in the deep desert of Afghanistan.
    Red & Black Films
    In development
    Producer John Giwa-Amu
    Director Caradog W, James

    Science fiction Thriller with director Caradog W. James.

    Red & Black Films
    In development

    Writer & Director 

    Original sci-fi thriller

    Megatopia Films.
    In development

    Additional Writer 

    Broadcaster