ABOUT ROBERT DALRYMPLE
Robert Dalrymple is an award-winning television producer who has won one Peabody and two Emmy Awards among many nominations for shows that he has conceived and produced.
His most recent productions include, “Shut Up And Drive” on Fox Sports 1, “Test Drive” on Fox Sports 1, “Funniest Commercials of the Year” on Spike TV, and “Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials” on CBS. He was also the Executive Producer of the Showtime special featuring Bruce Willis in Sam Sheppard’s “True West.” Robert also co-founded and was the Executive Producer of the Screen Actors Guild Awards for NBC and TNT.
Robert made a name for himself as being one of the first producers to go behind the Iron Curtain where he ultimately produced eight films in Russia. He is perhaps best known for Billy Joel’s tour in Russia, as memorialized in the HBO and ABC broadcasts of his journey; the first comedy special from Russia in which Billy Crystal starred, “Midnight Train to Moscow,” for HBO; and the CBS production of pianist Vladmir Horowitz’s return to Moscow after 62 years. Robert won Emmy’s for his ABC special, “Free to be a Family” with Robin Williams and Marlo Thomas, and his PBS documentary on Itzhak Perlman’s tour of Russia. He was also an Emmy nominee for PBS’ “The King and I - Recording a Hollywood Dream” with Julie Andrews and Ben Kingsley.
Robert expanded his company into producing television movies with “Shame” for the Lifetime Network, starring Amanda Donohoe and Dean Stockwell. Other credits include NBC’s “Baby Brokers” starring Cybil Shepherd, and the CBS holiday movie, “A Christmas Romance,” starring Olivia Newton John.
Leah Ludwig’s passion is storytelling. She has her finger on the pulse of current trends in many areas including pop culture, sports, music, comedy, beauty, fashion, lifestyle, and is always on the hunt to find talent and reality TV spaces that match future television and internet trends.
Ludwig is Head of Development and Production at Robert Dalrymple Productions, where she is responsible for managing and cultivating a diverse development slate of un-scripted television and digital projects. Once a project is sold she shepherds it from pre-production through post-production and final delivery. Her most recent credits at RDP include ENGINE NOTES featuring Dave Navarro and The Royal Machines, LEXUS 0 TO 60, LEXUS 0 TO 60: ATLANTA, IN THE PIT, PORSCHE: DECADES OF DISRUPTION, IAN BAGG: CONVERSATIONS, FUNNIEST COMMERCIALS OF THE YEAR, SHUT UP AND DRIVE, TEST DRIVE, and CBS SUPER BOWL GREATEST COMMERCIALS.
Prior to joining Robert Dalrymple Productions Ludwig worked in development at Stun Creative, a full service creative agency and production company that specializes in branded content, and as the Associate Development Executive at Full Picture. She worked with the Executive Producers of PROJECT RUNWAY, SERIOUSLY FUNNY KIDS, and developed branded digital content for AOL, YAHOO and MSN in the beauty, fashion, and lifestyle verticals.
Leah began her career in Los Angeles in feature film development and finance after graduating from Boston University with a BFA in Theatre Arts. Obsessed with live music and her rescue Terrier Belladonna, Leah is happiest when being creative …and well-caffeinated.