Robert Payne Cabeen is a screenwriter, artist, purveyor of narrative horror poetry, and now a novelist. His novel Cold Cuts was released in Sept. 2017. His screenwriting credits include Heavy Metal 2000, for Columbia/TriStar, Sony Pictures, A Monkey’s Tale, and Walking with Buddha. Cabeen’s illustrated book Fearworms: Selected Poems was a 2015 Bram Stoker Award nominee. As creative director for Streamline Pictures, Robert helped anime pioneer Carl Macek bring Japanese animated features, like Akira and dozens of other classics, to a western audience.
Robert is a city of Lost Angels native. He resides in the Miracle Mile with his wife Cecile Grimm. Together, they spawned three offspring—all smarter, better looking and more talented than he is—but certainly not as scary.