On The Cusp, Longlist - Short Film

An Occurrence at Arverne

Robert Broadhurst


A man arrives at an unknown home with an unknown agenda.

Robert Broadhurst is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker. He earned his MFA in filmmaking from Columbia University where the short films he wrote, produced, and/or edited played festivals from Tribeca to TIFF. After film school he worked as an editor on formats ranging from commercials to trailers to fashion to TV docudramas. Following his work on Kanye West’s first three Yeezy fashion launches he began working as a director, with films for Adidas Y-3, Alexander Wang, and Armani Beauty among others. He returned to narrative filmmaking with An Occurrence At Arverne, his first short film as writer and director.