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

08/25/2009 - 8:00pm
We've been working a lot of extra hours this past couple weeks to make this happen, but the Cinema Edge Awards are now officially launched.  Here's the scoop:  Wicked Pixel Cinema has teamed up with distributor MORE
08/18/2009 - 12:47pm
First, let me reference my last blog.  My friend and creative collaborator Tommy Biondo passed away ten years ago this month.  My last blog entry was a look back at my experiences making movies with him.  Check MORE
08/14/2009 - 7:39pm
On November 3rd, 1988, I met a kid named Tommy Biondo.   I had just started attending Windsor High School in Imperial, Missouri the year before, and I was finally starting to not feel like "the new kid."  Tom MORE
08/04/2009 - 11:50am
Here at Wicked Pixel Cinema, many fine human beings are workin' hard to both push Ratline through post-production, and to keep this whole machine moving forward.  Jim Wayer is on this list of exceptional human MORE
07/28/2009 - 1:15pm
As Ratline post-production rolls forward, I am working more and more closely with members of the team involved in this phase of the project - sound design artists, visual effects guys, and music score guys. On a MORE
07/21/2009 - 1:16pm
Ratline post-production is going very well and moving rather efficiently, given the million distractions I'm hit with each day.  And, thankfully, as I work my way through post-production, my enthusiasm for this MORE
07/14/2009 - 1:54pm
This past weekend, a bunch of the team got together for a cleaning day at the Wicked Pixel Cinema offices.  I know what you're thinking: "You guys are big-time movie producers, sleeping at night on giant piles of MORE
06/30/2009 - 3:22pm
Long before we knew that Ratline (written by me and Jason Christ) was to be our next project, Jason and I had engaged in discussions about a strange new feeling of panic that has started to build in us.  Long MORE