Sharon “Rocky” Roggio







Location: Los Angeles, California. Roggio’s Detroit Based Production Company: 1ROOT PRODUCTIONS

Roggio IMDBPro One of the original founders of Sweetbreadstudios, Sharon “Rocky” Roggio has always had a passion for storytelling through the visual arts.While attending film school at Rowan University in Glassboro New Jersey, Roggio secured an internship at Banyan Productions in Philadelphia and worked on TLC’s A Wedding Story. It was during her internship when she gravitated towards producing and quickly became a valuable member of the production team. The internship turned into contracted positions for the show and other programs associated with the company including Fox’s Ambush Makeover.Roggio wanted more than Reality based programming. It was then, early in her career, that she met Jena Serbu, who at the time was an up and coming Theatre and Film Writer/Director and Co-Founder of UNCUT Productions.Roggio worked as a Production Manager and Producer for UNCUT Productions over the next 2 years. The growth of the company led to the birth of their sister company, Sweetbreadstudios.In the spring of 2006, Roggio moved to Detroit to further her career and the growth of SBS. Her journey led to commercial production. As a Line Producer, Roggio worked on national health care campaigns, PSA’s, and for clients like the Chicago Bears and Comcast. She also produced educational documentaries for Films Media Group, a global leader in visual education.In 2008 Michigan hosted the largest film incentive in the nation and Roggio delved hard into professional filmmaking. As a result, she  has worked for some of the industry’s top ranking stars, (Drew Barrymore, Chris Hemsworth, Rob Reiner, Ellen Barkin) and recently worked two seasons on the Netflix hit series, “House of Cards.” Roggio has also worked for; NBC, HBO, Discovery, Lifetime, Mandate Pictures and New Line Cinema, to name a few. Roggio is a member of 3 IATSE unions, currently listed under Mid-Atlantic Studio Local 487.  Previous halls include: Local 38 Detroit and Local 161 New York.

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