In 2005, Margolies graduated from Chapman University with a BFA in Film Production. During his senior year, he was awarded a scholarship that entitled him to be mentored by the Oscar Winning Director William Friedkin (“The French Connection”, “The Exorcist”, etc). In 2009, Rob was awarded by Chapman University as Alumnus of the Year.
Margolies’ first movie “LIFELINES” stars Jane Adams (HBO’s “Hung”), Dreama Walker (“Don’t Trust the B— In Apt. 23”), Joe Morton (“Scandal”, “Terminator 2”), and Josh Pais (“Ray Donovan”). It was purchased and distributed by Kanbar Entertainment after it won several awards at various film festivals. Margolies’ second movie “SHE WANTS ME” received worldwide distribution in large part by Lionsgate, and stars Josh Gad (“Frozen”, “The Book of Mormon”), Hilary Duff, Charlie Sheen, Wayne Knight, among other stars. Margolies’ third movie (“Roommate Wanted”) stars Alexa Vega (“Spy Kids”), Spencer Grammer (“Greek”), Kathryn Morris (“Cold Case”), and Richard Riehle (“Office Space”). It was purchased and distributed by Lionsgate.
Additionally, Margolies has served as a writer, producer, and/or director on TV shows, web series’, and many films. His most recent as a producer is on the film “NEVER HEARD”, a faith based gospel film, which is getting worldwide distribution by Sony Pictures. Margolies also produced the upcoming independent drama “I’D LIKE TO BE ALONE NOW”, which features a knockout ensemble cast.
Currently, Margolies is gearing up to direct and produce “WEIGHT”, an inspirational comedy with mass appeal. He is also attached to several other feature films in all stages of production.