Wisconsin Illinois Short Slot #1
Sat Feb 20, 2016 – 2:30 pm | Bagels & More
Sun Feb 28, 2016 – 2:30 pm | Hendricks Arts Center
We Know You Have a Choice
Directed by Eric Simonson
USA | 12 minutes | 2015
A successful career woman meets her match when she takes on the complexities of technology and so called “customer service”.
Director, Producer, Writer
Eric Simonson is an ensemble member of the renowned Steppenwolf Theatre Company, a position he maintains while working as a writer and director for film, television, theatre and opera.
Recent films include the documentary, “Studs Terkel: Listening to America” (Emmy nomination); “A Note of Triumph: The Golden Age of Norman Corwin”, which won the Oscar for Documentary Short and received a nomination from the International Documentary Association (IDA) for Distinguished Achievement; “On Tiptoe: Gentle Steps to Freedom” (Oscar nomination, IDA Award, Emmy nomination). All three films subsequently aired on HBO/Cinemax. Other films include “Hamlet” (co-directed with Campbell Scott) for Hallmark Entertainment, and the independent feature, “Topa Topa Bluffs”. Simonson has also written and developed multiple television series for HBO, FX, Starz, TNT, and USA networks.