Richard Schenkman

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Richard Schenkman
Richard Schenkman

(1958-03-06) March 6, 1958 (age 61)
New York City
OccupationFilm director, film producer, screenwriter
Years active1988–present
ChildrenTiger Schenkman

Richard Schenkman (born March 6, 1958) is an American screenwriter, film producer, film director and occasional actor. He has also been credited under the name George Axmith.


He has won seven awards at film festivals such as the Austin Film Festival, Oldenburg International Film Festival, Rhode Island International Film Festival and WorldFest Flagstaff.[1][2]

Filmography as a director[edit]

Filmography as a writer[edit]

  • The Pompatus of Love (1996)
  • Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five (1998)
  • A Diva's Christmas Carol (2000) (television)
  • Muckraker! (2006) (television)
  • Flower Girl (2009) (television)
  • Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies (2012) (direct-to-video)


  1. ^ "Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... the movie". Retrieved September 3, 2010.
  2. ^ Awards at

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