Emmy Award Nominated
Showrunner, Producer, Director
Rob Weiss is an American television and film director, producer and screenwriter. A native New Yorker Weiss studied film and fashion in New York City at Parsons School of Design – The New School. Weiss wrote and directed the 1993 cult classic Amongst Friends which premiered at The Sundance Film Festival. The independent feature, shot for $900,000 in 24 days, garnered both strong industry buzz and acclaim receiving a nomination for the festivals top Grand Jury Prize. A true visionary in the television landscape Weiss has had the distinct honor of serving as Executive Producer, director, and writer of three critically acclaimed HBO television shows including Entourage (2004-2011), How to Make It in America (2010 – 2011), and Ballers (2015-2019) starring Dwayne Johnson. The massive pop culture success of Entourage earned Weiss six Golden Globe nominations for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy, three Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Best Comedy Series, and three Writers Guild of America Awards for Best Television Comedy Series. Weiss executive produced and originated the story for the film adaptation of Entourage (2015). In his spare time, Weiss can be found pursuing his passion for martial arts and his love of writing.