Proxy

A Film by Eric Schuman

Synopsis

Russ lives and works at a motel with his parents. When a seemingly sick girl and her mother come through, Russ becomes fascinated and tries to befriend the girl.

Director

  • Picture of Eric Schuman © Eric Schuman

    Eric Schuman

    Eric Schuman is a writer and director. He graduated from Columbia University’s MFA Film Program. While there, he won the Emerging Filmmaker award for his upcoming short film “Smother Me in Hugs”, and his feature script, “Proxy”, won the Zaki Gordon Memorial Award for Excellence in Screenwriting. His shorts have played at festivals around the world including TIFF Kids and Palm Springs International ShortsFest.

    There is a complete feature-length script of Proxy in development. If you are interested in reading the script, please contact Eric Schuman at ericminerschuman@gmail.com.

    More information, including a full prospectus, can be found at http://www.ericschuman.com/proxyfeature.

Awards + Festivals

  • DALLAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection/Shorts, World Premiere, Dallas, Texas, USA)April 3, 2017
  • TIFF KIDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection/Shorts, International Premiere, Toronto, Canada)April 18, 2017
  • PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection/Shorts, Palm Springs, California, USA)June 21, 2017
  • FLICKERS’ RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection/Shorts, Providence, Rhode Island, USA)August 11, 2017
  • WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection/Shorts. Woodstock, New York, USA)October 12, 2017
  • FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection/Shorts, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA)November 2, 2017
  • *BEST YOUNG ACTOR, BEST MAKEUP*
    THE SOUTH FILM AND ARTS ACADEMY FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Chile)March 16, 2018
  • GREEN MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection/Shorts, Montpellier, Vermont, USA)March 24, 2018
  • *HIFF AWARD*
    6th HEADLINE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Canada)April 18, 2018
  • 40th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM & VIDEO COMPETITION 2018 (Official Selection, Dallas, Texas, USA)April 25, 2018
  • 1st LEBANESE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Achraffieh, Lebanon)July 12, 2018
  • 3rd DRUNKEN FILM FEST (Official Selection, Bradford, United Kingdom)July 15, 2018
  • 9th ONE COUNTRY ONE FILM INT'L FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Issoire and Apchat, France)July 23, 2018
  • 14th 60 SECONDS OR LESS VIDEO FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Chestertown, Maryland, USA)September 12, 2018
  • 11th FILMZEITKAUFBEUREN (Official Selection, Irsee, Germany)October 1, 2018
  • 11th BUSHWICK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Brooklyn, NY, USA)October 10, 2018
  • 3rd ADIRONDACK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Glens Falls, NY, USA)October 18, 2018
  • 9th FICAIJ FESTIVAL AUDIOVISUAL INFANTIL Y JUVENIL (Official Selection, Mérida, Venezuela)October 21, 2018
  • KINOFILM - MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM & ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Manchester, United Kingdom)November 26, 2018
  • 3rd CROSSING THE SCREEN FILM FESTIVAL 2018 (Official Selection, Eastbourne, UK)November 29, 2018
  • 7th SMITA PATIL DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, India)December 6, 2018
  • 1st BRISTOL REBEL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bristol, UK)February 23, 2019

Trailer

Crew

Director
Eric Schuman
Screenplay
Inger Dietrichs and Eric Schuman
Producer
Birgit Gernböck
Director of Photography
Angelos Rompolis
Art Direction
Julia Doak Fields
Costume Design
Julia Doak Fields
Sound
Angela Semple
Editor
Eric Schuman and George Sikharulidze
Colorist
Alice Shindelar
Sound Design
Joseph Durniak
Music
Amos Pitsch and Tenement

Details

Running Time
13:53 min
Shooting Format
Digital
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
5.1, Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILM SCHOOL

Columbia University School of the Arts - Film
116th St & Broadway
New York, NY 10027
USA

DIRECTOR

Eric Schuman
ericminerschuman@gmail.com
http://www.ericschuman.com