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Robert Patton Spruill
Senior Director-in-Residence (2007)
B.A. Boston University
M.S. Boston University
Robert Patton-Spruill is a Boston-based filmmaker and has directed independent motion pictures such as Squeeze (Miramax, 1997) Body Count (Showtime, 1998), and Welcome to the Terrordome (2007 AFI Film Fest). He has directed music videos for groups such as Public Enemy and television commercials for fashion designer Elie Tahari.
The film Squeeze screened at the Gen Art Film Festival and the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival. Its actors were nominated for an Indie Spirit award in 1997. He has also directed the television political campaigns for Lt. Governor of Massachusetts Tim Murray and has worked as a new media consultant for Taunton Press and Boston.com.