Filmmaker with Glenview Roots Casts Latest Flick
Eric Gerber got his start in Glenview. Today, he lives in L.A. working as a camera man for television shows and writing, producing and directing his own films including his current project 'Pester.'
Eric Gerber spent his teenage years dabbling with film production in Glenview. Now based in L.A., Gerber’s upcoming movie ‘Pester,’ explores one family’s struggle to hold onto the American Dream—while running a pest extermination business.
ThirdCoast Digest recently featured Gerber speaking about his Midwest roots in Glenview and Milwaukee, where he completed undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Paying homage to his alma mater, the writer/director/producer, brought in acting talent from the Milwaukee area, the article said.
When he’s not working on his own film projects, Gerber works as a camera operator for television shows. According to his IMDb profile, he has worked on programs including Hell's Kitchen, Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew and Little People, Big World.
ThirdCoast Digest categorizes Pester as a “dark drama with elements of humor, and colorful characterizations, hitting on blue notes.”
For more on Gerber’s upcoming film, read the full story here.