Erik Linthorst

Erik Linthorst

Rogue Art Films Inc

Screenwriter and director in Los Angeles, California

About Erik

Writing credits include HIGH SCHOOL (Adrien Brody, Michael Chiklis) which premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, and was released nationwide by Anchor Bay Films, and the forthcoming COME AS YOU ARE (Emile Hirsch) produced by Radar Pictures and Ted Field. His feature script THE CONCERTO is being produced by Holger Carlsson and Shumai Chao, with Anders Rune (AEROBICS: A LOVE STORY) attached to direct.

Directing/producing credits include the PBS Doc AUTISTIC-LIKE: GRAHAM'S STORY, and the documentaries LEMONADE: DETRIOT and SWEET SPOT. He wrote, directed and produced the short film TURKEY starring Priscilla Barnes (THREE'S COMPANY); He directed four episodes of the web series CRAFT YOURSELF SILLY and directed and produced the "Indie Game Makers" episode of SUBCULTURE CLUB for Ashton Kutcher's Katalyst Ent, distributed by the Thrashlab Channel.

Television writing/producing credits include original pilot MEDIOCRE set up at Paulist Productions with Emmy winning producer Chris Donahue (LONGMIRE, TRUST ME) attached to produce . He received a Producers Guild of America Diversity Fellowship for his original pilot WELCOME HOME, which has also been featured at the Writer's Guild of America Disability Theme Night directed by Peter Farrelly.

Erik is repped by Jon Karas at Infinity Managment International, and Mark Wetzstein at Nelson Davis Wetzstein.

Name: Erik Linthorst

Lives in: Los Angeles, California

Company: Rogue Art Films Inc

Occupation: Screenwriter and Director

Unique traits: bad back?


  • Turkey

    Turkey (2015)
    Film (short) by Rogue Art Films (Comedy and Drama) Writer-Director Meet the McGivens family on the day all of their secrets come hilariously to light.

  • Come As You Are

    Come As You Are (2015)
    Film by Radar Pictures Writer

  • Craft Yourself Silly (Ep #1 and #2)

    Craft Yourself Silly (Ep #1 and #2) (2014)
    Internet by Funny or Die Director

  • Indie Game Makers

    Indie Game Makers (2012)
    Documentary by Katalyst Entertainment / ThrashLab Channel (Documentary) Director/Producder Episode of original Thrashlab series, Subculture Club

  • High School

    High School (2012)
    Film by Anchor Bay Films / Parallel Media (Comedy) Writer / Assoc. Producer Adrien Brody, Michael Chiklis and Colin Hanks star in this comedy from the producer of American Pie.

  • Autistic-Like: Graham's Story

    Autistic-Like: Graham's Story (2011)
    Documentary by PBS / Perge Productions (Documentary) Director / Producer

  • Sweet Spot

    Sweet Spot (2009)
    by DASH Networks / Perge Productions Producer A documentary about the making of IT FEELS LIKE PITCH BLACK, a modern dance piece about a mothers journey with autism.


  • Official Selection, Independent Filmmaker Showcase

  • Producers Guild of America Diversity Fellowship

  • WINNER, Best Screenplay, Sunscreen Film Festival West

  • WINNER, Audience Award, Knoxville Film Festival

  • WINNER, Best Short Film, WILDSound Film Festival

  • BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT Brilliant Light Film Festival

  • Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival

  • FREDDIE AWARD for Outstanding Medical and Health Reporting for AUTISTIC-LIKE: GRAHAM'S STORY (FINALIST)


  • I reads them books real good

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