Surviving Cinema

Eric Stanze is an award-winning director, writer, editor, producer, and 2nd unit director who primarily works on independent feature films. Stanze began interning on local commercials and music videos at the age of 16, and he entered the industry professionally when he was 18. More info, trailers, and news at

02/24/2011 - 12:25pm
You there, horror movie fan… I would like to get your feedback on something.  My question and how to get your feedback to me are at the end of this blog entry.  Thank you. When premiered the MORE
02/08/2011 - 11:20am
This is continued from my last blog about "first times".  Get the setup here. Now on with the show… My next "first" came with the commencement of home video.  I believe the MORE
02/03/2011 - 9:57pm
As Valentine's Day approaches, one's thoughts gravitate to mushy moments, long-ago crushes, enflamed passions, and youthful milestones reached in the world of physical intimacy.  But this blog is no Hallmark card MORE
01/03/2011 - 12:03pm
Happy New Year, friends.  I hope you all had a wonderful New Year's Eve.  Farewell 2010.  Welcome to 2011. Here at the dawn of the year, my attitudes, priorities, and overall mood feel very different compared to MORE
12/22/2010 - 12:32pm
Buried in Ratline post-production for the bulk of 2010, I seldom saw the light of day.  Only on rare occasion did I venture, weak and delirious, from my edit suite to make my way to a movie theater.  MORE
12/20/2010 - 12:52pm
Last week I reminisced about the enigmatic creative process of conjuring Ice From The Sun, an early film of mine that I directed when I was in my mid-20s.  Get the cold hard facts here.The aspect of shooting Ice MORE
12/03/2010 - 7:07pm
I am currently holding top-secret negotiations with a distributor about not only releasing Ratline, but also distributing the entire Wicked Pixel Cinema line, including my older titles, Savage Harvest, Ice From MORE
10/11/2010 - 6:19am
I think the first decision a low budget genre film director needs to make concerns a fork in the road that appears on the first day of pre-production.The path to the right means making a kooky b-movie that MORE