Bob Weis has been a film maker for most of his adult life. He has made feature films, TV mini series and documentaries inAustralia, Europe and the USA.
In the 1970's he co- founded Open Channel, the community video access organisation.
He was also involved in film and cultural agencies governance serving as:
President of the Screen Producers Association of Australia (SPAA); Chair of the Australian Film Institute (AFI); Council member of the Australian Film Radio and TV School (AFTRS); Board Member of Museums Victoria where he co-authored their corporate governance manual; and, Board Member of the Koorie Heritage Trust.
More recently he founded a climate action group 2005 and has been involved with Climate for Change.