Robert Schwartzman is a filmmaker and accomplished musician. He formed the band Rooney in 1999 and signed with Interscope/Geffen records in 2002. He studied film at the Oxford Media School and has acted in multiple films, including The Princess Diaries and The Virgin Suicides. He made his directorial debut in 2016 with the drama Dreamland, which he also produced, co-wrote and scored, and followed it up with the comedies The Unicorn (2018), starring Lauren Lapkus and Nicholas Rutherford, and The Argument (2020), starring Maggie Q and Danny Pudi. He has two new films that have premiered in 2023: Hung Up on a Dream: The Zombies Documentary, about the seminal English rock band, and The Good Half, a comedy drama starring Nick Jonas, Brittany Snow, David Arquette.