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What Breaks the Ice


A Film by Rebecca Eskreis

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What Breaks the Ice


A Film by Rebecca Eskreis

WHAT BREAKS THE ICE is a coming of age thriller about two 15-year-old girls, Sammy and Emily, who hark from different worlds but strike up a quick and deep friendship. But what should have been the best summer of their lives takes an unexpected turn when they become accidental accomplices in a fatal crime.


IN THE PRESS

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Richard Linklater-mentored 'What Breaks The Ice' heads to AFM with Saboteur (exclusive)

Saboteur Media will handle worldwide sales rights to AFM-bound What Breaks The Ice, a thriller mentored by Richard Linklater that features rising stars from hit shows like OzarkGlow, and Stranger Things.

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AFS ANNOUNCES 2017 ARTIST INTENSIVE: ACCLAIMED FILMMAKERS AND PRODUCERS MENTOR EMERGING ARTISTS

AUSTIN, TX – (October 11, 2017) The Austin Film Society (AFS) announces the participants and mentors for its fifth annual Artist Intensive (October 19-22), a weekend of work, focus and mentorship for emerging narrative feature filmmakers poised for career leaps.

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AUSTIN FILM SOCIETY AWARDS $143,000 IN 2017 FILM GRANTS

This year’s funded filmmakers included 18 first-time AFS Grant Recipients. One of the newcomers, Rebecca Eskreis, received a $10,000 grant in support of a thriller called WHAT BREAKS THE ICE, her first feature film as writer/director. Previously employed by Jonathan Demme’s company, Eskreis was an Associate producer on Demme’s final film, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE + THE TENNESSEE KIDS, and a producer on Bob Byington’s INFINITY BABY.