Films I Wrote & Directed

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Wedgerino

Feature film, 2015

Written & directed by Aaron Wertheimer

Starring Kenny Zimlinghaus, Aaron Wertheimer

Apostrophe Ron / Kozak Films

With no job prospects and an angry new landlord demanding rent, things are looking bleak for best friends Carl and Larry, until a charismatic stranger comes up with a plan to solve their financial woes. The brilliant idea? Fight each other in a boxing match so they both get paid. But will battling in the ring drive a wedge between best friends? Unique characters, sharp dialogue and a distinct brand of humor may split a crowd, or cause you to split your sides in laughter.

Best Comedy Feature, 2015 Manhattan Film Festival

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Skippers

Feature film, 2018

Written, directed & produced by Aaron Wertheimer

Starring Chris Roberti, Kenny Zimlinghaus, Kate Villanova

Apostrophe Ron / Atlas Industries / Cow Lamp Films

A mysterious drifter breathes new life into a small town by teaching the Zen of stone skipping. But when he gets too close to the sister of a powerful local, stones might not be the only thing sinking in the river.

Best Feature, 2018 Adirondack Film Festival

Best Feature, 2018 Twin Falls Sandwiches Film Festival

Best of Fest, 2019 Benton Park Film Festival

Best Screenplay, 2019 Benton Park Film Festival

Best Feature (Nominee), 2018 Windy City Int'l Film Festival

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Limited Time Offer Act Now

Short film, 2020

Written & directed by Aaron Wertheimer

Starring Mike Jimerson, Shadee Vossoughi

Apostrophe Ron / Swantel

Charles Henderson is an average everyday guy living in the suburbs. After receiving an urgent piece of mail, he realizes his life may not be quite what it seems, and embarks on a desperate search to uncover his true reality. Filled with intense acting, heart-pounding music and mind-boggling camerawork, this high-octane thriller-comedy promises to keep you glued to your seat all the way through to its shocking ending.

Best Lead Actor, 2021 Trapped Film Festival

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Films I Produced

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Relative

Feature film, 2022

Written & directed by Michael Glover Smith

Starring Wendy Robie, Francis Guinan, Cameron Scott Roberts

Newcity / Chicago Film Project

As members of the Frank family come together for a college graduation party in Chicago, they find their bonds being tested – and strengthened – in surprising ways.

Best Performance, 2022 Gasparilla Int'l Film Festival

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Hologramme

Short film, 2022

Written & directed by Marcel Simoneau

Starring Marcel Simoneau, Akira Simoneau

Fedorasouth Films & Productions du Coin