Oct 12, 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.
Currently, Bart’s short film “The Tell Tale Heart,” starring scream queen Debbie Rochon, Leslie Lesleh Donaldson, Desiree Gould and Alan Rowe Kelly is making the national and international festival circuit garnering numerous awards in major festivals. “The Tell Tale Heart” is written and directed by Bart along with producing credits, which he shares with filmmaker Alan Rowe Kelly and Nicole Alexis-Kane. “The Tell Tale Heart” is part of his new feature film TALES OF POE, an anthology based on classic Edgar Allan Poe stories. Along side Bart is Alan Rowe Kelly who has written and directed “The Cask of Amontillado,” which stars Village People cowboy and singer Randy Jones, Brewster McCall and Alan Rowe Kelly. The final short for TALES OF POE is “Dreams” based on Poe’s haunting poem, adapted by writer Michael Varrati. “Dreams” is directed and photographed by Bart. Starring in “Dreams” is actress Bette Cassatt, Colin Cunliffe, Brewster McCall and great genre veterans such as Caroline Williams, Adrienne King, Amy Steel. Bart’s production of TALES OF POE will be ready for festivals by fall of 2013.