Rob McCalum is an American director, producer, and screenwriter known for his work in both film and television. He is best known for his work on the critically acclaimed television series Breaking Bad and the award-winning film The Departed.
McCalum was born and raised in the small town of Augusta, Georgia. He attended the University of Georgia, where he studied film and television production. After graduating, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.
McCalum quickly made a name for himself in the industry. He began working as a second assistant director on television shows such as Friends and Seinfeld. Eventually, he moved up to become a first assistant director on shows such as The X-Files and The West Wing.
McCalum's big break came in 2003 when he was hired to direct an episode of the highly acclaimed crime drama, Breaking Bad. The episode was a huge success and earned him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series.
In 2006, McCalum made his feature film debut with the hit movie The Departed, which won four Academy Awards. McCalum also directed the highly successful sequel, The Departed 2.
McCalum has since gone on to direct several more television shows, including the hit series Mad Men and Dexter. He also directed the pilot episode of the popular Netflix series, House of Cards.
McCalum is currently directing and producing a new series for HBO called The Righteous Gemstones. He is also working on a feature film adaptation of the novel The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint.
McCalum is a highly successful director, having earned critical acclaim for his work in both film and television. His dedication to storytelling and commitment to excellence have earned him many awards and accolades. Rob McCalum is a true master of his craft and an inspiration to filmmakers everywhere.