Eric Simonson

Writer & director for film, television, theatre, and opera

Eric Simonson is a writer and director for film, television, theatre and opera. Recent films include the documentary, "Studs Terkel: Listening to America," "A Note of Triumph: The Golden Age of Norman Corwin", and "On Tiptoe: Gentle Steps to Freedom."

We Know You Have a Choice

Short film (comedy)
Written/directed/produced by Eric Simonson


A successful career woman meets her match when she takes on the complexities of technology and so called “customer service”.


  • Winner Award of Excellence, Special Mention, Short Film: Best Shorts Competition (2015)
  • Winner Award of Excellence, Best Actor (Sue Cremin): Best Shorts Competition (2015)
  • Winner Best Actress - Gold Award (Sue Cremin): LA Shorts Awards (2015)
  • Winner Best Comedy: Miami Independent Film Festival (2015)
  • Winner Best Comedy/Romcoms: Canada Shorts (2015)
  • Official Nomination, Best Comedy: LA International Film Awards (2015)
  • Official Nomination, Best Actress (Sue Cremin): Hang on to Your Shorts Festival (2016)
  • Official Nomination, Best Actor (Sue Cremin): The Monthly Film Festival (2015)
  • Official Nomination, Best Trailer: The Monthly Film Festival (2015)
  • Official Selection: Roma DC Film Festival (2015)
  • Official Selection: Orlando Film Festival (2015)
  • Official Selection: Great Lakes Film Festival (2015)
  • Official Selection: Borega Springs Film Festival (2015)
  • Official Selection: Cineframe Film Festival (2015)
  • Official Selection: Bronx Film Festival (2015)
  • Official Selection: Garden City International Film Festival (2015)
  • Official Selection: Albuquerque Film Festival & Comicon (2016)
  • Official Selection: Bighouse/Shorts LA Film Festival (2015)
  • Official Selection: Beloit International Film Festival (2016)
  • Official Selection: 9180 Shortfest - 2015
  • Official Selection: Tally Shorts Film Festival (2016)


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