Writer's Block

A screenwriter struggles to find purpose in his work.

  • Ian J Erickson
  • Ian J Erickson
  • Clint Hudson
    Key Cast
  • Keanu Sousa Mendes
    Key Cast
  • Gwendlyn Rivera
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 20, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    100 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Motion Picture Institute
Director Biography - Ian J Erickson

Ian J Erickson is a recent graduate of Motion Picture Institute and first-time filmmaker in Detroit, Michigan. He has over eight Director of Photography credits under his belt, and is extremely excited to transition further into directorial efforts in the coming years.

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Director Statement

This film was produced for Motion Picture Institute in March of 2021 in my own apartment, using personal items and clothes to design the film. Semi-autobiographical, it stands as a profile of an early-twenties teen living alone during the COVID-19 pandemic.