The Gemini Artifice

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The Gemini Artifice

While performing The Foreigner on stage at Village Theatre, in between film shoots for Miles and Together Forever, I was able to become Miri Janus in The Gemini Artifice. Pat Lavigne brought me onbaord this ship and I am so excited for more.

The Gemini Artifice is based on the MMORPG Eve Online (www.eveonline.com). Set 23,000 years into the future The Gemini Artifice follows the crew of the ship “The Gemini” in a universe full of greed, murder, deceit, intrigue, and the occasional hero. Follow the crew as they lie, cheat, steal, and fight to obtain their slice of the New Eden Dream….massive piles of Interstellar Kredits (ISK).

Monica Holm and I got to work together for the first time. And yes, guess who was by my side as Matsu, my muscle? David S. Hogan, best scene partner and husband ever!

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Together Forever (a First Sight Production)

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Together Forever (a First Sight Production)

Together Forever is the other mighty short film I was lucky to be a part of. Meet Robin and Jenna, two women in love, living in the day and age of marriage equality…but when is it the right timing? When are things perfect? This was my first time working with the lovely Carollani Sandberg, who was incredible as my leading lady. This was also my first time being directed by the dynamic duo, Lindy and Kris Boustedt. This was a magical evening, we told a story about love and life. I cannot wait to share this film with the world.

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Together Forever a short film about LOVE

 

Mighty Short Films

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Mighty Short Films

While on stage at Village Theatre, I have been filming on my one day off a week, Mondays. Those days off lead to creating two mighty short films that I am beyond proud of. The first was Miles, a thriller about a man trying to help a woman lost within. I got the chance to work opposite my husband, David S Hogan. We were directed by the phenomenal director Jeremy Berg, who also directed Trauma. Miles is currently in post and will screen in a festival near you! For more about Miles…

Miles a Mighty Tripod and October People thriller

HAPPY 2014!

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HAPPY 2014!

The New Year has started off with an artistic bang! Excuse my lack of posting but I have been a busy bee. I am so grateful for the amazing projects I have been working on the past three months. During all the filming and coaching my Mighty Tripod students, I have been on stage too! When I say busy, I mean BUSY. To wrap up 2013 I started rehearsal for The Foreigner at Village Theatre. I had the honor of being directed by Brian Yorkey again. He is not only an award winning writer but also an incredible Director. I stepped into the Southern Belle shoes of Catherine. The show takes place in the 80s, so I have big hair, bright clothes and demand attention on that stage. With over 70 performances, it has been a wonderful experience with a MIGHTY group of artists. We close this Sunday, March 30th at the Everett Performing Arts Center. “I’m gonna miss you no end” ~Catherine Simms

TRAUMA voted “Audience Favorite”

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We signed up for the 2013 Seattle 48 Hour Horror Film Project. We put together an amazing cast and crew. Team Mighty Tripod made a movie, a psychological thriller. We were voted “Audience Favorite” and we won “Best Scream”. We at Mighty Tripod Productions, that’s Me and my husband David, are so proud of this film. We cannot thank everyone involved enough and we cannot wait to make another 48 hour film! The challenge, the collaborating and the creativity is unparalleled. We have launched TRAUMA to the public, so you all can see it!

Walk into the nightmare…

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48 Hour Horror Film Project (TRAUMA)

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When David and I returned from our trip to Los Angeles we dove right into the Seattle 48 Hour Horror Film Project. We put together an MIGHTY Team and couldn’t wait to get started!

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Actors: Angela DiMarco, David S. Hogan, Wonder Russell, Lisa Coronado and Rick Walters

Crew: Jeremy Berg (Director/writer), John Portanova (AD/writer), Chris Talyor (DP), Mitch Shepherd (sound), Nocky Dinh (AC), Charles McDowell (Gaffer), Cody Lewis (Key Grip), Ben Shahabi (Grip)

Post: Kris Boustedt (Editor), Ed Hartman (Composer)

FX of all things bloody and scarred: Jana Hutchison

And most important on a Mighty Tripod/Mama DiMarco set, CRAFTY: Amy Goetz

How the 48 HHFP works, first and foremost, Kirk Nordenstrom keeps it running smooth and then…FRIDAY: All 30 team leaders gather in one location and pull their Genre of Horror. We are all given a prop, character and line to be used in our films. 7pm Friday the magic begins! You have until that Sunday (48 hours) to write, film, edit, score and deliver your short Horror film. Not only did we turn ours in EARLY (5:30pm) but we had an amazing time on set and off, creating this mighty film.

Prop: Pineapple

Character: Lyle or Lucinda Pendergrass

Line: “That’s it I’m going back to school”

Team Mighty Tripod pulled Psychological

TRAUMA is a psychological thriller about a woman (Mallory played by yours truly) who can’t forget the demons from her past, they seem to haunt her day and night.

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Friday night, David and I went over to our Director/Writer’s house, Jeremy Berg. His partner in crime, John Portanova (AD) was there and the four of us hit the ground running. I brought food, of course, because a happy cast and crew is a well fed cast and crew. We tossed around ideas, fine tuned and locked in. The boys (Jeremy and John) kept communicating with me throughout the night. Until we sent our final draft off to the whole Team before Midnight.

Saturday the whole crew was called at 7am at a local park. Our DP, Chris Taylor had found the perfect spot in the park to shoot.

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David and I were the only actors called for the first scene of TRAUMA. A woman jogging, a man lost, he asks her for directions…darkness follows. We spent the rest of the film at Miss Wonder Russell’s house, she opened her home to us and was also in the film! We stayed on schedule and we wrapped earlier than expected.

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Our editor Kris Boustedt worked his editing butt off all Saturday and night. Jeremy, Chris and I headed to over at 11am and we all worked on the final cut. Just like on set, things ran smoothly, people were respectful of each other’s input and we got TRAUMA finished. Jeremy and I drove over to the drop off in a daze of amazement and sleeplessness. We were ON TIME!

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The screenings of all 29 films was on the following Tuesday, November 12th, 2013. I sat next to David, with most of our cast and crew in the same row. I had butterflies throughout the films prior to ours…and then…our film started…on the huge screen in front of 100s of our peers…it was MIGHTY! I have never felt so proud, humbled and grateful. Someone in the audience screamed “I want to see it again” when our credit started to roll. David and I both are still receiving tweets, posts, emails or in person raves about TRAUMA. Then the best of all, our peers and film goings patrons that night, votes us Audience Favorite…I am speechless.

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TRAUMA coming to a screen in your home soon!