Welp someone I know was able to snap a shot of my name in the CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLIDER credits ! Very cool, and I hope you all enjoy the movie. Took a crew of hundreds (probably thousands) to get it out to you!!

Welp someone I know was able to snap a shot of my name in the CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLIDER credits ! Very cool, and I hope you all enjoy the movie. Took a crew of hundreds (probably thousands) to get it out to you!!

Tomorrow is a very big day. Less than one year ago I got the call for the biggest job of my career, locations assistant on Captain America: The Winter Solider! It filmed mostly in Cleveland as I believe I have written about before. But I got to see it the other night at the Cleveland premiere, and all I have to say is I’m proud of the work that my locations department was able to achieve and it is truly a good movie. Possibly further review to come but I’d give it ***1/2 out of ****. More to come but if you see it please let me know what you think!

Tomorrow is a very big day. Less than one year ago I got the call for the biggest job of my career, locations assistant on Captain America: The Winter Solider! It filmed mostly in Cleveland as I believe I have written about before. But I got to see it the other night at the Cleveland premiere, and all I have to say is I’m proud of the work that my locations department was able to achieve and it is truly a good movie. Possibly further review to come but I’d give it ***1/2 out of ****. More to come but if you see it please let me know what you think!

SKINLESS-DUSTIN WAYDE MILLS (2013)-*** (playing the Captiol Theater 3/15 @Midnight)

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(I saw this film at its first screening at the Cedar Lee, and it has one more local screening at the Capitol Theater this Saturday, tickets are $7)

I’ve seen my share of low budget independent horror films,  between working in the film industry here in Cleveland, and have viewed many that come in submissions for the Cleveland Independent Film Festival as well as festivals in Akron I have been a part of, and believe me when I say in this region,  low budget horror films are prominent. 

SKINLESS, the new horror film from Toledo filmmaker Dustin Wayde Mills, at first appears like your everyday Ohio indie horror film, but what sets it apart is a smartly written script, genuine scares, and some pretty impressive gross out blood effects not enhanced by CGI.

The movie is about two young scientists on the verge of finding a cure for cancer or in the case of Dr. Pete, skin cancer, which he is silently suffering from. When the scientists are told they must wait to get the final funds to finish the research, Pete decides to inject the serum into his own body and at first it appears that he has indeed cured himself until things start to go horribly wrong. 

I was reminded of a few films while watching this, specifically RE-ANIMATOR and FROM BEYOND, if you are familiar with those films I think you will really enjoy this. 

Another thing that impressed me about this film were the performances especially from Brandon Salkil and from Erin Ryan who plays the other doctor, Alice. They have a believable chemistry together and the role does ask quite a bit of Ryan as she literally bares all for nearly the final third of the film. 

The finally kicker of this film that was so impressive to me was the fact that it only cost $2000 to produce over a 16 day shooting schedule! I don’t want to sound too bold in saying this, but give Mills a higher budget and there’s no telling what he could do. 

Tribeca 2014: Katie Holmes, Robin Williams, and Patrick Stewart headline world premieres | EW.com

Very excited to announce that a film I worked on this summer in Cleveland as a locations assistant, MISS MEADOWS, will be premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival! The film stars Katie Holmes, James Badge Dale, and Jean Smart. Hopefully this means a distributor will be announced soon!

New Podcast with my friend Tiffany Laufer!

I have a couple cool updates today, first up is a link to the new podcast that I started with my fellow filmmaking friend, Tiffany Laufer, called Lock It Up We Are Rolling! The latest episode we talk with Matt Dilts-Williams, owner of the new distribution company, Phantom Pain Films, about his first theatrical acquisition SKINLESS. We also discuss the Cleveland International Film Festival. and Sarah Jones. Please give it a listen if you can!