Eric Maus

Eric Maus

Screenwriter, Actor and Director

Brooklyn, New York

Member Since:
March 2020
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About Eric

Eric writes holiday rom-com features. Ask him about his latest feature: Lights, Camera, Christmas. Available upon request.

Born in Slinger, Wisconsin, Eric began writing at the age of 6 with stories about his pet mouse. In high school, he shot his first short films and received scholarships for writing. Graduating from the University of Wisconsin with a BA in Poetry, Eric set out on the world solo-backpacking through 26 countries and living in Yellowstone National Park. Since moving to Brooklyn in 2017, he has written four feature-length screenplays and a novel. Currently, Eric co-writes, co-directs and co-stars in the Ruff and Tug Web-Series, leads the Brooklyn Comedy Screenwriters’ Group, and acts in short films. His works have been second rounders at the Austin Film Festival and received Top 100 at the TableReadMyScreenplay competition.

Unique traits: Speaks in Wisconsin accent fluently

Loglines

  • Lights, Camera, Christmas

    Lights, Camera, Christmas Budget: $100K - $1M | Family Comedy When a jaded holiday movie actress finally gets a shot at a blockbuster film, the only thing standing in her way is her current holiday role, a crowdfunded tale directed by the sister of the enthusiastic male lead, who’s small town charm makes the actress question her whole career.

  • Ruff and Tug Comedy Web Seires

    Ruff and Tug Comedy Web Seires Budget: $0 - $100K | Independent Comedy Two best friends run a dogwalking business in Brooklyn despite not knowing anything about dogs or business.

Credits

Awards

  • Top 100 Table Read My Screenplay - Electric Peak
    (2021)

  • Second Rounder at Austin Film Festival - Holiday on the Hills
    (2020)

  • Second Rounder at Austin Film Festival - Electric Peak
    (2019)

Education

  • Edge Voiceover Studio
    (2019-2020)

  • University of Wisconsin
    (2008-2012)

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