Film Maker, Educator, and Actor in Nutley, New Jersey
Rob began his career as a member of the Improv Comedy group Take Two, performing around Northern New Jersey. From this Rob and a few members formed an Improv/Sketch comedy group Manhattan Improv Company. MIC performed in different venues around NJ and NYC including: Rascals, The Laugh House, Don't Tell Mamas, The Duplex, Ed Sullivan Theatre, Comedy Cellar...just to name a few. Next Rob moved onto Group Therapy, this mostly sketch comedy group performed in NYC and gained recognition, briefly being in the stable of The Morris Agency. "Cable XS" was the next project created and directed by Mr. Medaska. This show featured a collection of sketch comedy pieces, mixed in with live animation, to create a visually stunning and creatively brand new medium for comedy. Cable XS went on to win the "Award of Distinction" at the Videographer's Awards. The show saw tremendous exposure in NYC, LA and Northern NJ. The popularity of Cable XS led to international exposure, being signed and marketed in the United Kingdom with "Sick Sports Memorabilia". SSM was a venue derived from Cable XS, in which two characters created by Rob and his partner were spun off into its own pilot vehicle, also included in this was the development of a feature movie incorporating these characters. Sick Sports Memorabilia garnered much acclaim in the NYC and LA film festivals. Other creative credits include working on numerous independent short and feature films, both in front of and behind the camera.