ROBERT SCHENKKAN

PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING PLAYWRIGHT & SCREENWRITER

The Pacific

(HBO and Playtone) - Miniseries

Robert Schenkkan is the Emmy-nominated co-author of 4 episodes of HBO's 10-episode miniseries THE PACIFIC, produced by Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg. The Pacific is the long-awaited companion miniseries to Band of Brothers.

Robert Schenkkan has received TWO Emmy Nominations in the same category,"Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie, or a Dramatic Special" for THE PACIFIC, Episodes #8, IWO JIMA, and #10, THE HOMECOMING! 

See the nationally televised ceremony, Sunday, August 29th, 2010.

THE PACIFIC tracks the intertwined real-life journeys of three U.S. Marines across the vast canvas of the Pacific Theater during World War II. The miniseries follows these men and their fellow Marines from their first battle with the Japanese on Guadalcanal, through the rain forests of Cape Gloucester and the strongholds of Peleliu, across the bloody sands of Iwo Jima and through the horror of Okinawa, and finally to their triumphant but uneasy return home after V-J Day.   Produced by Dreamworks and Playtone Entertainment.

Robert Schenkkan is co-writer on episodes 4, 6, 8 & 10, and co-producer on all 10 episodes.

  • PART ONE: Written by: Bruce C. McKenna, Directed by: Tim Van Patten
  • PART TWO: Written by: Bruce C. McKenna, Directed by: David Nutter
  • PART THREE: Written by: George Pelecanos and Michelle Ashford, Directed by: Jeremy Podeswa
  • PART FOUR: Written by: Robert Schenkkan and Graham Yost, Directed by: Graham Yost
  • PART FIVE: Written by: Laurence Andries and Bruce C. McKenna, Directed by: Carl Franklin
  • PART SIX: Written by: Bruce C. McKenna, Laurence Andries and Robert Schenkkan, Directed by: Tony To
  • PART SEVEN: Written by: Bruce C. McKenna, Directed by: Tim Van Patten
  • PART EIGHT: Written by: Robert Schenkkan and Michelle Ashford, Directed by: David Nutter and Jeremy Podeswa
  • PART NINE: Written by: Bruce C. McKenna, Directed by: Tim Van Patten
  • PART TEN: Written by: Bruce C. McKenna and Robert Schenkkan, Directed by: Jeremy Podeswa