Robin Farmer

Robin Farmer is an award-winning journalist and seasoned storyteller. Nearly every major award she has won involves stories about young people. Her accolades include selection as one of 12 American reporters for an eight-month Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellowship at the University of Michigan, numerous national and Virginia Press Association awards and a monthlong residency at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts in the fall of 2017.

Robin directed, produced and wrote a short film for the 48 Hour Film Project. Her screenplays focus on young females finding their voices to advocate for marginalized communities. She is adapting one of her scripts into a debut novel. This work-in-progress led to Robin’s selection for the 2016 Djerassi Resident Artists Program — the oldest and largest colony of its kind in the West — where she spent a month working on her project in a cinematic setting on a ranch in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

Her short story, The History Lesson, was included in River City Secrets: Stories from Richmond. Featuring Richmond’s historic and popular locations, the anthology was published in 2016.

Robin is a board member of the James River Writers, a nonprofit connecting writers and readers in central Virginia. She also interviews authors for The Writer’s Voice, an audio program offered by Virginia Voice, a volunteer program using technology to connect individuals with vision impairments to information.


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Logline Samples

These loglines are the individual property of our member and are from registered or copyrighted scripts. If you are interested, please contact the writer for more detailed information.

Disconnect
Romance/Short

A young techie discovers that the best connection is human.

Without A Net
Comedy/Short

Two young circus performers pressured into following their parents’ footsteps create their own second acts.

On Trees
Magical Realism/Short

A young environmentalist learns that nature is a gift that keeps on giving.

Just Desserts
Drama/Short

A philandering detective investigating the death of a cheesecake heiress soon learns that revenge is a dish best served frosty.


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