Rob Pfaltzgraff is a member of the Producers Guild of America and has served as the president of the Moving Picture Institute (MPI) since its founding in 2005. He has led the organization from its initial founding into a multimillion-dollar production company and talent incubator that creates high-impact films designed to entertain, inspire, and educate audiences with captivating stories about human freedom. He manages the overall operations of MPI, including the production of MPI Original Films, which have won several industry awards, and MPI’s talent development programs that have supported hundreds of up-and-coming filmmakers. He has raised and overseen millions of dollars in financing for MPI’s award-winning productions.

Rob has 23 producer credits including lead producer on the narrative feature film Miss Virginia starring Emmy® winner Uzo Aduba, Golden Globe® nominee Matthew Modine, and Emmy nominees Vanessa Williams, Aunjanue Ellis, and Adina Porter. The film tells the true story of a struggling, single mother who will stop at nothing to ensure that her son gets a good education. Rob managed the project from development through distribution making all key creative and business decisions and oversaw all of the financing for the project. It is currently available on Netflix, Apple TV, and dozens of other streaming platforms.

His producer credits also include the forthcoming short film A Piece of Cake starring Rich Sommer (Mad MenGLOW) a story about a California father who turns to illicit means to get dragées for his daughter’s birthday cake after discovering that the bite-sized silver confections are banned in the state. The film was a Tribeca Film Festival Official Selection and Nominee for Best Narrative Short, a Cleveland International Film Festival Official Selection, and an Indy Shorts International Film Festival Official Selection and winner of Best Comedy and Audience Choice awards. His executive producer credits include Mama Rwanda which looks at how women’s entrepreneurship is rebuilding post-genocidal Rwanda, and Incarcerating US, a film about the incarceration crisis in the United States and need for criminal justice reform. In addition, he served as co-executive producer on the feature documentary The Dissident.

Rob is currently developing and producing several forthcoming short and feature length MPI Original Films. They include Project Home: 3D Printing the FutureFreedom Hair: The Melony Armstrong StoryThe Kemba Smith Story, and Pinball: The Man Who Saved the GameProject Home is a feature-length documentary about a group of social entrepreneurs striving to solve the global housing crisis by using 3D printing technology to build houses and create communities. The Melony Armstrong Story is a narrative feature based on the inspiring, true story of Melony Armstrong, a mother that works at a shelter for battered women who decides to start a natural hair braiding business to achieve financial independence for herself and others. To do so she must overcome unexpected obstacles imposed by a powerful cartel and the state of Mississippi. The film will be written and directed by Academy Award® nominated writer and director Dianne Houston. The Kemba Smith Story is a narrative feature about criminal justice reform advocate Kemba Smith. As a college student, she falls in love with a man, only to learn he is a drug kingpin placing her in the middle of the government’s “war on drugs,” and ultimately landing her in federal prison. Pinball: The Man Who Saved the Game is a feature-length dramedy based on the true story of writer and pinball wizard Roger Sharpe’s journey to overturn New York City’s 35-year ban on pinball.