HONORS

Awards, Skippers

Best Feature, 2018 Adirondack Film Festival

Best Feature, 2018 Twin Falls Sandwiches Film Festival

Ginny Award, 2018 Twin Falls Sandwiches Film Festival

Nominee: Best Feature, 2018 Windy City International Film Festival

Best of Show, 2019 Benton Park Film Festival

Best Feature, 2019 Benton Park Film Festival

Best Screenplay, 2019 Benton Park Film Festival

Official Selections, Skippers

2018 Manhattan Film Festival (New York, NY)

2018 Indy Film Fest (Indianapolis, IN)

2018 Windy City International Film Festival (Chicago, IL)

2018 Hell's Half Mile Film & Music Festival (Bay City, MI)

2018 Adirondack Film Festival (Glens Falls, NY)

2018 Twin Falls Sandwiches Film Festival (Twin Falls, ID) 

2019 Borrego Springs Film Festival (Borrego Springs, CA)

2019 Central Michigan International Film Festival (Mount Pleasant, MI)

2019 Benton Park Film Festival (St. Louis, MO)

2019 Sunscreen Film Festival (St. Petersburg, FL)

WRITING

Winner, 2011 Lisagor Award for Best Arts Reporting & Criticism, Chicago Jewish Star, "Henry Miller & the Jews"

Presented by the Chicago Headline Club, one of the largest chapters of Society of Professional Journalism in the US, recognizing the best of Chicago journalism

 

Finalist, 2012 Lisagor Award for Best Sports Story, Chicago Jewish Star, "An Ace Bowler Who Nailed the 7-10 Split"

Finalist, 2017 Lisagor Award for Best Sports Story, Chicago Jewish Star, "Double Play"

FILM

Awards, Wedgerino

Best Comedic Feature, 2015 Manhattan Film Festival

Official Selections, Wedgerino

2015 Manhattan Film Festival (New York, NY)

2015 Chain NYC Film Festival (Queens, NY)

2015 Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival (Middlebury, VT)

2015 Hell's Half Mile Film & Music Festival (Bay City, MI)

2015 Chicago Comedy Film Festival (Chicago, IL)

2015 Hamilton Comedy Film Festival (Hamilton, ON, Canada)

Jury Member

2016 Hell's Half Mile Film & Music Festival (Bay City, MI)

P R E S S

"Skippers review" 

by: Linda & Al Lerner, Movies and Shakers, September 17, 2019

"Cow Lamp releases 'Skippers'"

by: Daniel Patton, Reel Chicago, August 9, 2019

"Review: Skippers" 

by: Alan Ng, Film Threat, July 19, 2019

 

"Central Michigan Film Festival features Oscar nominees along with smaller films"

by: Mindy Norton, Morning Sun, February 3, 2019

"The Skevanston Movie Star"

Inside the Skev, Season 1, Episode 2, December 24, 2018

 

"5Q's w/Aaron Milan Wertheimer 'Skippers' Director" 

Borrego Springs Film Festival, December 16, 2018

"Who Is Investigative Reporter Naomi Graham on ‘Chicago Fire’?"

2paragraphs.com, November 14, 2018

"'Skippers' provides laughs and surprising emotion"

by: Zach Parfeniuk, Delta Collegiate, October 3, 2018

"A Compelling Meditation on the Dichotomy Between Desire & Necessity"

by: Robert E. Martin, Review Magazine, September 6, 2018

"Hell's Half Mile reveals lineup for 2018 festival"

by: Jaylie Dice, Delta Collegiate, August 21, 2018

"Windy City Fest to premiere Wertheimer's 'Skippers'"

by: Joey Filer, Reel ChicagoJuly 11, 2018

"Chicago Jewish Star newspaper folds after 27 years" 

by: Robert Channick, Chicago Tribune, May 8, 2018

"'Skippers' Screens at the 2018 Indy Film Fest" 

by: Richard Propes, The Independent Critic, April 2018

"Film crew shooting indie movie in Bay County"

by: Cole Waterman, Bay City Times, November 7, 2016

"Hell's Half Mile celebrates Bay City's soul"

by: Greg Horner, Delta Collegiate, October 5, 2015

"HHMx: Film and Music Reviews" 

by: Peter Skrzypczak, Delta Collegiate, October 5, 2015

"Chicago Comedy Film Fest announces official selections"

by: Nina Metz, Chicago Tribune, August 25, 2015

"See the list of feature films screening at 2015 Hell's Half Mile fest in Bay City" 

by: Cole Waterman, Bay City Times, August 14, 2015

"Best Coast?: Why Moving from New York to Los Angeles was the Best Decision I Ever Made" 

by: Jenna Payne, MovieMaker, August 6, 2015

"Is Wikipedia going commercial?" 

by: Maura Ewing, Salon, October 23, 2012

"Want Your Own Well-Written, Fully Cited Wikipedia Page?" 

by: Josh Sanburn,Time, May 7, 2012

"Are you Wiki worthy? Brooklyn webpreneurs cashing in writing Wikipedia profiles" 

by: Simone Weichselbaum, New York Daily News, May 4, 2012

aaronwertheimer.com  |  aaronmilan@gmail.com

  • TMDB