YidLife Crisis: Jewish General Hospital

When Chaimie has a burning question, Leizer lends a hand.
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Will Leizer feel again?
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Stay tuned for next time on...Jewish General Hospital.

  • Jamie Elman
    Director
  • Eli Batalion
    Writer
  • Jamie Elman
    Writer
  • Philip Kalin-Hajdu
    Producer
  • Eli Batalion
    Producer
  • Jamie Elman
    Producer
  • Jamie Elman
    Key Cast
    "Chaimie"
  • Eli Batalion
    Key Cast
    "Leizer"
  • Mireille Metellus
    Key Cast
    "Doctor"
  • Kathleen Fee
    Key Cast
    "Receptionist"
  • Nick Walker
    Key Cast
    "Nico"
  • Project Type:
    Short, Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Culture
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 37 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 12, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Language:
    English, French, Yiddish
  • Shooting Format:
    HD
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Jamie Elman

A native of Montreal and graduate of McGill University, JAMIE ELMAN has appeared on many of television’s most acclaimed series including Mad Men, Curb Your Enthusiasm, House M.D., Criminal Minds, Without A Trace, CSI: NY, The Closer and The Young and the Restless. He also played Luke, the resident piano-playing record store guy and boyfriend, for three seasons on NBC’s award winning and critically lauded drama American Dreams. His breakout role was Cody on the FOX/YTV hit teen sitcom Student Bodies.

Elman’s starred in California Dreamin’ (Grand Prix, Un Certain Regard, 2007 Cannes Film Festival) opposite Armand Assante, When Nietzsche Wept (2007), portraying a young Sigmund Freud opposite Ben Cross, Shattered Glass (with Peter Sarsgaard, Chloë Sevigny and Hayden Christensen, 2003), The Chicago 8 (with Orlando Jones, Danny Masterson and Phillip Baker Hall, 2011), Saving Lincoln (with Tom Amandes, Penelope Ann Miller and Bruce Davison. 2013), and Random Encounters (with Michael Rady and Sean Young). Elman has done extensive voice work for video games such as Star Wars: The Old Republic and animated films including Disney’s highly acclaimed Wreck-It Ralph and the blockbuster Frozen. A creator in his own right, the actor wrote and starred in the web series crazy/sexy/awkward, produced by Howie Mandel and purchased by Shaw Media. He recently starred opposite Jodi Balfour in the finale of the beloved Canadian series Bomb Girls.

Jamie is also an accomplished blues and jazz pianist and singer who has recorded with Ben Harper, Natalie Maines and Rickie Lee Jones. He lives in Los Angeles.

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