Todd Rohal Movies and Career Information
Actor, Director and Writer
Todd Rohal is an American independent filmmaker. He is often grouped with the mumblecore movement. His feature film is 2006's The Guatemalan Handshake. He is also responsible for the short films Single Spaced (1997), Slug 660 (1998), Knuckleface Jones (1999) and Hillbilly Robot (2001). He won the Jury Special Award for Best Film for The Guatemalan Handshake at the Slamdance Film Festival in 2006. Rohal attended filmmaking classes at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He currently resides in New York, where he is in pre-production on a film about an incident that happened to him in his youth. When Rohal was a Boy Scout, some scoutmasters faked a death as part of a first aid test. The film will center around the effect the incident had on the boys' lives.