A masterful cinematic journey into the realms of suspense and emotion, Emmy-nominated Scott Weintrob presents a compelling tale featuring an ensemble cast, including Harvey Keitel, Olga Kurylenko, and Oliver Trevena.
Produced by Wonder Film and ILBE, this action-packed film was introduced by the illustrious actor Gerard Butler on Sunday and received resounding acclaim, many hailing Weintrob's directorial prowess and the cast’s captivating performance.
Paradox Effect delves into the story of Karina (Kurylenko) as she confronts the formidable gangster Silvio (Keitel) in a desperate mission to rescue her abducted daughter, Lucy. Covek, portrayed by Oliver Trevena, was awarded Breakout Actor of the Year. His performance as a compromised Interpol agent adds complexity to the film's gripping storyline. Andrea Iervolino, CEO of the production company ILBE, expressed his pride in Scott's contribution, stating, "Scott's visionary work and direction was pivotal in bringing the film's depth and dynamism to life." With a prolific career spanning acclaimed works in music videos, advertisement and documentaries (HOME for Apple+ and Rihanna’s "Savage x Fenty” for Amazon), Weintrob has a knack for captivating audiences. Known for pushing creative boundaries, he has recently partnered with Rakish for commercial representation, and his latest creative endeavor, the television docu-series To The Edge, starring Orlando Bloom, is coming out soon on Peacock. Co-founder of Rakish, Preston Garret, extolled Weintrob's talents, remarking, "Scott is a transformative storyteller who continually pushes the boundaries of cinematic artistry. Paradox Effect firmly establishes his position as a trailblazer in impactful cinema."
About the Director:
Scott Weintrob’s creativity is a unique blend of storytelling and the embodiment of authentic street culture.
Recently, Weintrob wrote and designed creative for Rihanna’s hit show “Savage x Fenty”. The Amazon Original featured first-rate talent
including Cindy Crawford, Emily Ratajkowski and Gigi Hadid. His feature film debut Paradox Effect starring Harvey Keitel and Olga Kurylenko premiered at the Rome Film Festival 2023. Scott’s latest creative project, the docu-series To The Edge featuring Orlando Bloom, is coming out soon on Peacock. He is signed with Rakish for commercial representation.
Press Contact for Scott Weintrob: Jane Owen
Press Contact for Rakish: Mikayla Iacovelli