Rob Farr is the executive producer for Arlington TV, Arlington County's government cable channel and website. In his reel life, he has authored or co-authored articles on silent film and early film comedy and is acknowledged for contributions in several books on the subject. In 2003 he founded the Slapsticon, a four-day film festival celebrating silent and early sound comedies. The 10-year anniversary Slapsticon was hosted by Indiana University - Bloomington in June 2013. He is currently teaching History of World Cinema (FAVS 225) at George Mason.