Eric Escobar has been making films and videos since he was 15. His latest film, "One Weekend A Month," ran at Sundance 2005, and was awarded and Honorable Mention in Short Filmmaking by the Sundance Grand Jury. It has also run at AFI Film Festival 2004, Mill Valley Film Festival 2005, Aspen Shorts Fest 2005, and the Ashland Independent Film Festival 2006, winning numerous awards. Eric's latest project is a feature length film titled "An Army Of One," that continues the story of One Weekend A Month.
Eric's previous shorts "A Sus Ordenes" (At Your Service), "Apples & Oranges," and "Night Light" have run at numerous film festivals, including Chicago Latino Film Festival 2004, GenArt Ignite NY/ LA 2004, Cine Latino San Francisco 2003, Sundance 2003, San Francisco International 2003, GenArt Ignite NYC 2003, Austin Film Festival 2002, and the Palm Springs Shorts Festival 2002. And have been "Official Selections" many times.
While One Weekend A Month was shot on 35mm film, Eric is an avid supporter and member of today's digital filmmaking movement. He was born and raised in Northern California, and graduated from UC Berkeley in 1993.