Tag Archives: Actors

Mac Fyfe

A talented actor or other such artist who’s recently grabbed my attention: MAC FYFE is an actor who I had the pleasure of directing in Canada in The Con Artist, a feature film.  He walked into the room to read for the role of Dean and he owned it (after a rather frustrating day of […]

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Fred Roos and Francis Casting The Outsiders

Casting The Outsiders - watch this video – The movie was released in 1983 (made 1982, 30 years ago) What I love about Francis (Ford Coppola) is that he always did what was intuitive for him, rather than what was the norm. Casting The Outsiders his way (with the help of the great eye of Fred […]

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Keon Mohajeri

A talented actor or other such artist who’s recently grabbed my attention: Keon Mohajeri came to my attention this past spring when he came down to LA from Toronto as one of 4 actors selected as TIFF (Toronto Film Festival)’s Rising Stars of Canada. He was introduced to me via Larissa Giroux, who runs The CFC’s Actors […]

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Spotlight on: Austin Highsmith

A talented actor or other such artist who’s recently grabbed my attention: Austin Highsmith came to my attention a year or so ago when I was casting the pilot for A Gifted Man (CBS). She was recommended by Zach Book who was an intern at the time and couldn’t stop raving about her. Her audition […]

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Ryan Gosling and Dead Man's Bones 2010

Opening the Door to our Artistry (from Brains of Minerva)

I wrote this article is for Brains of Minerva in August 2010, one of my favorite sites. I want to share it as it’s something, in reflection, I strongly believe: Read below or Article: What is it about what we do that we love? What makes us do this thing? This acting thing. How much is it artistry? How […]

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