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New York Film Academy Guest Speakers

New York Film Academy Guest Speakers

Robert Mark Kamen


Hailing from The Bronx, Robert Mark Kamen possesses a B.A. from New York University and a Ph.D in American Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. He is known for his writing credits on The Transporter, The Fifth Element, The Karate Kid, and many others since the 1980s.

Kamen wrote the smash action thriller, Taken, starring Liam Neeson. As the original creator of The Karate Kid franchise, Kamen’s characters are revised in the beloved Netflix original series Cobra Kai, now in its third season.

Notable Credits
Cobra Kai, The Transporter, The Karate Kid, Taken, Angel Has Fallen, Le cinquième élément, The Fifth Element


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