Robbin Shahani independent film collection, circa 2000-2004  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Shahani, Robbin
Title
Robbin Shahani independent film collection
Dates
circa 2000-2004 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 DVD
Collection Number
A0811
Summary
The Robbin Shahani independent film collection (circa 2000-2004) consists of narrative and experimental shorts by University of Utah graduate Robbin Shahani. This collection is part of the Utah Independent Film Archive (UIFA).
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
special@library.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Materials must be used on-site; no use of original material, access copies will be made available for viewing. Five business days advanced notice required. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law, condition of the material, or by donor.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Robbin Shahani eared a Bachelor of Arts degree in dance and a Master of Fine Arts degree in film studies at the University of Utah. After completing his education Shahani began his career directing and producing television commercials for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Adoption Exchange, the State of Utah, and Fisher Price. He later moved to Los Angeles to work as a director of television documentaries. His films can be seen on Discovery Channel, PAX and GSN.

Robbin Shahani has received grants from the Salt Lake City and Utah Arts Council and the Kodak Filmmakers Grant and has won the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences national editing competition as well as awards from film festivals across the country.

Before moving into film and television, Robbin enjoyed a career as a ballet dancer with national companies such as Boston Ballet and Ballet West. He is currently the executive director of the California Dance Academy.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Robbin Shahani independent film collection (circa 2000-2004) consists of narrative and experimental shorts by University of Utah graduate Robbin Shahani. This collection is part of the Utah Independent Film Archive (UIFA).

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Processing Note

Processed by Jimi Jones in 2004.


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
disc
1 2 films by Robbin Shahani
"The Perfect Babysitter": In this narrative short the perfect babysitter will go to any length to entertain and nurture her child. Originally filmed on 16mm. 6 minutes."Unbroken": Experimental short originally filmed on 18mm. 8 minutes.
circa 2000-2004

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Artists--Utah
  • Independent filmmakers

Corporate Names

  • University of Utah

Form or Genre Terms

  • Moving images