Mr. Bob Marquis was born and raised in the suburbs of Detroit, working in corporate America for 12 years before moving to Phoenix in 2008. His film career began while he was studying improvisation at the Second City-Detroit. In 2004, he began producing and directing the Detroit Neutrino Project, an improvised movie performed live before an audience. In 2012, he was hired as the full-time Media Arts instructor for Metro Tech High School where he helps students learn the art of making of digital films.He has produced, directed and edited many short films and videos and has won awards for Best Editing (CORDONES, AN UPLIFTING TALE, ROCHAMBEAU), Best Technical Elements (AN UPLIFTING TALE), Best Sound Design (RAZZAMATAZZ), and was nominated for Best Director (ROCHAMBEAU). In 2009, his team was honored with a Special Achievement in Art Direction for the unique and creative film, AN UPLIFTING TALE.In addition to guiding his Metro Tech Media Arts students, Mr. Marquis is involved in the local Phoenix arts community, serving as the Educational Outreach Director for the Phoenix Film Festival and IFP Phoenix, and as the Executive Director of Sailbear Labs.For more details on his accomplishments, you can view a full list of awards and films.