Mon, 29 October 2012
In this episode I am joined by another Tales of Poe actor - Bette Cassatt! She is a beautiful girl who likes to wield a sword or two (depending on her foe), games, Star Trek, and acting in quality productions on the stage and screen. Listen to the end of the episode where she drops a bomb I wasn't ready for, leaving me a bit star struck and babbling like a geeky kid...
Trivia from her IMDB
Became legally handicapped following a severe knee injury. After reconstructive surgery and lengthy physical therapy, Bette is back in fighting form.
Has studied stage combat under Brad Waller at The Shakespeare Theatre as well as trained with various fight masters including the legendary Paddy Crean. She has worked as a fight choreographer for various theatres, and has taught stage combat for The Catholic University of America's master program.
Trains award-winning Shetland Sheepdogs, who have appeared on film, television, stage, parades, and other live events. One dog, D'Artagnan, will appear in the upcoming PBS documentary "History Through Deaf Eyes.".
Is a cancer survivor. Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of the Parotid (Salivary Gland Cancer).
Wrote (adapted and translated from the novel) a four-actor version of The Three Musketeers, by Alexander Dumas. The production with In-School Players and The National Theatre garnered great praise from audiences. Bette played D'Artagnan and Queen Anne, was one of the three costumers, and was fight captain.
Fri, 12 October 2012
In this episode Bart shares with us info and stories behind his new production Tales of Poe.
Bart Mastronardi is an independent filmmaker born and raised in NYC. He wrote, photographed, directed and produced his feature film debut in the horror genre titled VINDICATION, which author and filmmaker Clive Barker wrote, “Eloquent, original and deeply felt VINDICATION is…a triumph.” VINDICATION. The film went on to receive numerous awards in the festival circuit and is released on DVD nationally and internationally by R-Squared Films.
Sun, 7 October 2012
In this episode we are joined by Chad and Dorothy writers and producers from the film Blood Rites, who joined us in the studio from Lincoln NE to help us interview our guest Kelli Maroney. They are big fans of the show and of our guest. We talk about the film Blood Rites and what movies they are currently working on, then we get into a great interview with Kelli. She is known for a slew of classic films such as Night of the Comet, Chopping Mall and Fast Times at Ridgemont High. She also appeared in the vampire series True Blood. Check out her IMDB below.
Mon, 1 October 2012
In this episode actor Larry Carrell joins Wayne and Tim for an interview. He shares how he got into acting and also talks about his movie Jacob. From his IMDB:
Born in the small town of Alvin, Texas Larry Carrell's passion for entertaining began very early in life. By the age of 10 he was a talented guitarist, performing with bands all over the state. Naturally, his love of music led to an interest in movies. After an inspirational trip to one of Houston's most beloved Halloween attractions, Carrell become fascinated with stage makeup and special effects. This interest led Carrell to a 20 year career in the Haunted Attraction Industry. Realizing all he was missing was a camera. Carrell formed Ungowa Films and made his first feature Game Over: The Secret Life of Game Store Clerks. Ungowa Films went on to win a Platinum Remi award for their last film together "Done" at the 43rd Annual World Fest. Moving forward Carrell has now joined forces with President of Odyssee Pictures Stacy Davidson, writer/director of Sweatshop and Domain of the Damned. The two share a passion for storytelling and a commitment to the highest level of quality that is evident in the upcoming film "Jacob" He now resides in Houston, Texas and works as Vice President for Odyssee Pictures.