A French farm girl finds herself stuck in the middle of a WW2 battle between Germans and Americans.
Genvieve was an official entry in the 2014 Producers Guild of America Short Film Awards. The PGA gave producers 51 hours to write, produce, edit and submit a 3-5 minute short film that included specific production criteria in honor of Producer Saul Zaentz (Amadeus, One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, The English Patient). The setting had to be either a cocktail party or war time era, have a main character who was passionate, and use 3 of 5 mandatory props: a camera/photograph, a passport, a stick of gum, ice or a sheet of music.
Starring: Caitlin Gerard (American Crime, Magic Mike), David Baker, Jens Eser, David Corral
Directed By: Jason Schulz
Produced By: Jason Schulz, Matt Berlowe, Chris Owens
Music By: Damian Valentine
Assistant: Bonnie Hardman
Once upon a time, a French girl went out on a blind date with an American guy.
Les Bouffons is the Grand Prize Winner of the 2013 Producers Guild of America Short Film Awards. The PGA gave producers 51 hours to write, produce, edit and submit a 3-5 minute short film that included specific production criteria in honor of the late Producer, Laura Zisken (Pretty Woman, Spiderman). The genre had to be a romantic comedy that was shot either in a car or restaurant and use 3 of 5 mandatory props with one of them being integral to the story line: a spider, a credit card, an American flag a bouquet of flowers or a neck tie.
Judges included Actor, James Franco (Oz, The Great and Powerful, 127 Hours); Producer, Paula Wagner (producing partners with Tom Cruise), credits include (The Last Samurai, Mission: Impossible); Producer, Donald De Line (Green Lantern, Body of Lies) and Producer, Tim Gibbons (Curb Your Enthusiasm).
Directed by: Jason Schulz
Starring: Ryan Sterling and Melissa Ricci
Produced by: Jason Schulz, Melissa Ricci, Matt Berlowe, Chris Dane Owens