Afterschool (2008)

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  • IMDb page: Afterschool (2008)
  • Rate: 6.3/10 total 1,397 votes 
  • Genre: Drama | Mystery
  • Release Date: 1 October 2008 (France)
  • Runtime: 107 min | USA:120 min
  • Filming Location: Pomfret, Connecticut, USA
  • Gross: $2,606(USA)(4 October 2009)
  • Director: Antonio Campos
  • Stars: Ezra Miller, Jeremy Allen White and Emory Cohen
  • Plot Keyword: Drug Overdose | Student | Overdose | Video Camera | Male Masturbation

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Antonio Campos  writer

Known Trivia

  • In one of the early scenes in Rob’s dorm room, a poster on the wall near the door says “DO YOU FEEL – new album.” This poster is for an album by the popular alternative one-man music project headed by pop-rocker Bryce Avary known as The Rocket Summer. “Do You Feel” was The Rocket Summer’s third full-length album and was released in 2007.

Plot: An Internet-addicted prep-school student captures on video camera the drug overdose of two girls.  »

Story: An Internet-addicted prep-school student captures on video camera the drug overdose of two girls.


Synopsis: Robert is a young American student at an elite East Coast preparatory school who accidentally captures on camera the tragic death of two classmates. Their lives become memorialized as part of an audio-visual assignment designed to speed up the campus-wide healing process. But the video memorial assignment results in an atmosphere of paranoia and unease among students and teachers.

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Produced By:

  • Victor Aaron known as producer
  • Andrew Corkin known as associate producer
  • Steven Corkin known as co-executive producer
  • Sean Durkin known as producer
  • Rose Ganguzza known as executive producer
  • Josh Mond known as producer
  • Jesse Ozeri known as co-producer
  • Andrew Renzi known as executive producer (as Andrew F. Renzi)
  • Susan Shopmaker known as executive producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Ezra Miller known as Robert
  • Jeremy Allen White known as Dave
  • Emory Cohen known as Trevor
  • Michael Stuhlbarg known as Mr. Burke
  • Addison Timlin known as Amy
  • David Costabile known as Mr. Anderson (as David Costable)
  • Rosemarie DeWitt known as Ms. Vogel
  • Dariusz M. Uczkowski known as Peter (as Dariusz Michal Uczkowski)
  • Gary Wilmes known as Mr. Virgil
  • Lee Wilkof known as Mr. Wiseman
  • Paul Sparks known as Detective Eclisse
  • Bill Raymond known as Mr. Williams
  • Alexandra Neil known as Gloria Talbert
  • Mark Zeisler known as Tom Talbert
  • Christopher McCann known as Mr. Ullman
  • Byrdie Bell known as Cherry Dee
  • Mary Michelson known as Talbert Twin
  • Carly Michelson known as Talbert Twin
  • Rebecca Boughton known as Broken Glass Girl 1
  • Anna Maliere known as Broken Glass Girl 2
  • Dani Baum known as Broken Glass Girl 3
  • Julian Branciforte known as Freshman Student
  • Marta Miller known as Robert's Mom (voice)
  • Annette Foisy known as Nurse
  • Paige Billings known as AV Class Girl
  • Tony Costagliola known as Senior Druggie
  • Cameron Ward known as Boys Dorm Head
  • Richard White known as Dave's Dad in Car
  • Christopher Brisson known as Security Guard
  • Mackenzie Deary known as Chapel Student
  • Will Childs known as Chapel Teacher
  • Javier Alvarez known as Math Teacher
  • Effrem J. Adams known as Screaming Senior (as Effrem Adams)
  • Robert Malitsky known as Screaming Senior
  • Robert M. Saunders known as Screaming Senior (as Robert Saunders)
  • Andrew Corkin known as Screaming Senior
  • Laura Boucher known as Robert's Memorial Video
  • Rosamund Dunn known as Robert's Memorial Video
  • Timothy Dreary known as Robert's Memorial Video
  • Mike Thomas known as Robert's Memorial Video
  • Emily Potrezeba known as Robert's Memorial Video
  • Paul Kramarz known as Robert's Memorial Video
  • Jacob Allard known as School Memorial Video
  • Amber Allard known as School Memorial Video
  • Kristiana Sumera known as School Memorial Video
  • Brittney Roy known as School Memorial Video
  • Chloe Bates known as School Memorial Video
  • Allyse Rosen known as School Memorial Video
  • John Basnight known as Studet
  • Catie Botting known as Student
  • Beckam Cela known as Student
  • Alex Labeef known as Student
  • Alex Labeef known as Student
  • Harrison Lees known as Student
  • Colin Sebastian known as Student
  • Saddam Hussein known as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
  • Daniel Trinh known as Student (uncredited)

..{tab=Supporting Department}Makeup Department:

  • Susie Sobol known as hair stylist
  • Susie Sobol known as makeup artist

Art Department:

  • Joanna Tillman known as art assistant
  • Josh Rovner known as art intern: fight sequences (uncredited)


Production Companies:

  • BorderLine Films
  • Hidden St. Productions

Other Companies:

  • England Insurance Brokerage  insurance provided by
  • Final Cut USA  sound mix and sound design done at
  • Magno Sound  optical sound negative
  • Mega Playground  video dailies
  • Metropolis  titles film recording
  • Pryor Cashman  legal counsel provided by
  • Technicolor Digital Intermediates  digital intermediate (as Technicolor Digital Intermediates NY)


  • CTV International (2009) (France) (theatrical)
  • IFC Films (2009) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Alliance Media & Entertainment (2009) (India) (all media)
  • Cinematografica Macondo (2009) (Mexico) (all media)
  • Eureka (2009) (South Korea) (all media)
  • Media Suits (2009) (Japan) (all media)
  • Midas Filmes (2009) (Portugal) (all media)
  • Network (2009) (UK) (all media)
  • Seven Films (2009) (Greece) (all media)
  • Silenzio Films (2009) (Spain) (all media)

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Special Effects:

  • Technicolor Digital Intermediates (opticals)

Visual Effects by:

  • Jessica Elvin known as fire artist

Release Date:

  • France 18 May 2008 (Cannes Film Festival)
  • Greece 18 September 2008 (Athens Film Festival)
  • Denmark 19 September 2008 (BUSTER Copenhagen International Film Festival for Children and Youth)
  • Iceland 28 September 2008 (Reykjavik International Film Festival)
  • France 1 October 2008
  • USA 8 October 2008 (New York Film Festival)
  • Brazil 16 October 2008 (São Paulo International Film Festival)
  • Canada 17 October 2008 (Festival Nouveau Cinéma)
  • Norway 28 November 2008 (Oslo International Film Festival)
  • Germany 10 February 2009 (Berlin International Film Festival)
  • Czech Republic 31 March 2009 (Febio Film Festival)
  • Argentina 3 April 2009 (Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema)
  • USA 3 April 2009 (Wisconsin Film Festival)
  • USA 18 April 2009 (Nashville Film Festival)
  • Belgium 17 June 2009
  • UK 21 August 2009
  • USA 2 October 2009 (New York City, New York)
  • Portugal 10 December 2009
  • Italy 19 February 2010
  • Netherlands 28 May 2010
  • USA 14 September 2010 (DVD premiere)


Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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