Todd Rohal

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Todd Rohal
Occupation(s) Film director, screenwriter, actor
Years active1997-present

Todd Rohal is an American independent filmmaker.


Rohal attended filmmaking classes at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. [1]


Between 1997 and 2001 he directed four short films: Single Spaced (1997), Slug 660 (1998), Knuckleface Jones (1999), and Hillbilly Robot (2001). Single Spaced and Knuckleface Jones both feature actress Piper Perabo, a college friend of Rohal. [2] [3]

His feature films include 2006's The Guatemalan Handshake , 2011's The Catechism Cataclysm , and 2014's ABCs of Death 2 .

He won the Jury Special Award for Best Film for The Guatemalan Handshake at the Slamdance Film Festival in 2006. [4]

Rohal received the Special Jury Award for Unique Vision at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival for his short film Rat Pack Rat . [5]

M.O.P.Z. was broadcast by Adult Swim on April 4, 2016. [6]

The Suplex Duplex Complex was awarded Best Midnight Short at the 2017 SXSW Film Festival. [7]

Filmography (as director)

Filmography (as actor)

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  1. "The Moviegoer: Shake Hands With Todd Rohal". Retrieved 2015-03-03.
  2. "Piper Perabo", May 30, 2019
  3. "It's A Dog's Life For Piper", September 22, 2008
  4. "Todd Rohal : Awards". Retrieved 2015-03-03.
  5. "Sundance: 'Whiplash' & 'Rich Hill' Win Grand Jury Awards; Dramatic Directing Goes To Cutter Hodierne For 'Fishing Without Nets'" . Retrieved January 26, 2014.
  6. "Fun With "M.O.P.Z." at 2am", Austin Chronicle, April 12, 2016
  7. "SXSW 2017 Film Awards", Austin Chronicle, March 17, 2017.