Adventure: GOLDFISH – Mr. Maverick

Thanks to indie casting director Justin Chatwin, we were lucky enough to cast this handsome and very civilized dude in a dynamic lead role in GOLDFISH, the Parkdale Un-Mystery.     Maverick has been a treat and a life experience for every single crewmember on this picture.  It is rare to work with animal in movies… …

Adventure: GOLDFISH – Day 2.1, or, ON THE BEACH

Again, principal photography commenced.   You always wanted to work in pictures; how many people get to say that they ever started principal photography AGAIN? As the whole entire internet knows, I’m currently serving the world on the set of GOLDFISH, an un-mystery in Parkdale, about a memory-impaired athlete who can only recall the last …

GOLDFISH: Auditions

“Jay hates auditions,” said our casting director, Justin. “Oh!,” exclaimed his assistant, Jordana. “Why?!” She was disappointed and surprised and horrified. I was kind of on the spot. “Well,” I began, “There’s so much talent and only one part.” “It’s the rejections,” said Justin, “Jay finds it rough to say No to striving actors.” Jordana …

Days Without Sugar: Big Phony

Once, Justin Chatwin said, “I saw somebody posted your window on line, and I was like, ‘No way, he’s lying, that’s impossible,’ but then I thought about it a minute and realized, ‘Whoa I guess it really has been almost a year,’ but when I saw that 350, I just didn’t believe it.” That’s exactly …

What The Future Held

I liked this script so much I filmed it twice; I never really got it right, tho. It was always funner to read than to watch. Learning experiences are worth the budget; that’s what this project taught me. Anyways, you can watch Justin Chatwin* in it anytime. He and I really struggled to nail the …