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Bill Stanitsas

President

Bill has been working in the entertainment industry since he was a teenager. He started his acting in Boston at age 15. A few years later he moved to Los Angeles California to pursue his passion. While working as an actor in Hollywood he also began writing which led him to start producing and directing his own productions. The last couple years before moving back to Boston, he started working as an acting coach. Actors really loved Bill's style of helping them take their acting to the next level. Spend a couple minutes with Bill and you will realize he truly is passionate about the entertainment industry and can talk to complete strangers for hours regarding all facets of production. Bill is truly unique in he actually enjoys helping others achieve their goals and will truly work hard to help make that happen.

Lauren Vaughan

Casting Director

Lauren is a Boston native who has moved back home from Hollywood. She comes to us with years of experience helping cast reality shows such as Mark burnetts the apprentice as well as many other award winning shows. We are truly lucky to have her join our team. She enjoys working with actors and will fight hard to bring more work to Boston.

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Disney Plans UFC Broadcast for FX (Sat, 17 Aug 2019)
UFC matches will return to FX  – but not on a permanent basis. ESPN has been showing preliminary bouts to UFC pay-per-view events for the last while on ESPN and ESPN2, and then showing the main card on its ESPN+ subscription video service. In September, the early lineup will air on FX, which the UFC […]
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‘Out Stealing Horses’ Tops Norway’s 2019 Amanda Awards (Sat, 17 Aug 2019)
HAUGESUND, Norway —  Hans Petter Moland’s sweeping literary adaptation “Out Stealing Horses” put in a dominant showing at Norway’s Amanda Awards on Saturday night, placing first with a collected five awards, including best Norwegian film. Celebrating its 35th edition this year, the Norwegian industry’s top film prize helped kick off the Haugesund Film Festival and […]
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George R.R. Martin Says HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Ending Won’t Influence Future Novels (Sat, 17 Aug 2019)
Geroge R.R. Martin is sticking to his original plan when it comes to the future of “Game of Thrones.” In an interview with The Observer, Martin claimed that HBO’s controversial ending for the series would have no affect on the endings of the last two novels. “No, it doesn’t. It doesn’t change anything at all,” […]
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HollywoodNews.com

The Top 25 Best Picture Winners To Date (Sat, 17 Aug 2019)
Alas. All good things must come to an end at some point. Yes folks, this is the final installment of the second go-around of this series of mine, and as such, it’s (hopefully) a bit of a doozy…the Best Picture field. Without a doubt, this is the big one, so it’s the one where the list will be the most important and I hope interesting to look at as well. Hopefully you’ve all been looking forward to it as well. Obviously, I could go on and on in preparation right now, waxing poetic and teasing, but at this point I know how the game works here for everyone. You all just want to see the lists that I do anyhow, so I have no problem obliging you good people there in that particular regard one more time. All you have to do is just be patient over the next paragraph or so and you’ll get the goods front and center for your reading pleasure… One last time, try not to bury the lead and I’ll jump right into discussing my top ten a bit here now. To me, the best winner of this category so far to date has been Woody Allen’s Annie Hall. The best romantic comedy of all time, Allen’s Best Picture winner is a perfect film to me, so it’s not even close between this one and all the rest. That being said, the next two runners up aren’t miles behind. They’re Steven Spielberg’s heartbreaking Schindler’s List and Jonathan Demme’s The Silence of the Lambs. Two very different works, but also two basically perfect ones. Rounding out the top five I have Billy Wilder’s The Apartment and Sam Mendes’ American Beauty, the latter of which is likely too high for some, but hey…it’s my list, right? Exactly. That’s a strong top five in my eyes, and the top ten consists of Ben Affleck’s Argo, John G. Avildsen’s Rocky, Kathryn Bigelow’s The Hurt Locker, Clint Eastwood’s Million Dollar Baby, and Milos Forman’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. There’s not a weak one in that lot, and I’d especially say that Argo is still moving upwards for me. I could see it pushing towards the top five in the next decade, but again, that’s just me. There’s really no way to not come up with an amazing top ten, just like there’s no way not to leave off a [...]
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You’ll Never Guess What Is Real In “The Amazing Johnathan Documentary” (Fri, 16 Aug 2019)
Among cult magicians, The Amazing Johnathan stands out from the pack. His mix of magic and stand up comedy is truly unique. So, on the surface, his persona alone would make for a good documentary. However, The Amazing Johnathan Documentary has way more up its sleeve than that, no pun intended. Initially beginning as a simple portrait of the performer on the comeback/farewell trail after a medical diagnosis, the film evolves quickly into something utterly compelling and often bizarre. Much like The Amazing Johnathan himself, the movie contains deception after deception, though ultimately concluding on a surprise that’s even shocking to Johnathan himself. The documentary begins life in a somewhat straightforward manner. For years, The Amazing Johnathan was a popular comedy/magic act, often trafficking in the seemingly grotesque. Then, he stopped touring, somewhat suddenly. It turns out, he had received a terminal diagnosis. However, a few years back, he opted to commit to one final farewell tour, which is documented here. That’s just the initial focus of the doc, as the focus shifts a great deal. You see, at one point Johnathan announces that an Oscar winning documentary crew will also be following him. Then, another one joins. Then, another one does. Before long, as much time is spent on the filmmaker himself struggling to separate truth from illusion. Has Johnathan pulled a fast one or is something else going on? Benjamin Berman directs (as well as ends up a co-star), with writing credits going not just to Berman himself but also to Clark Baker and Joshua Cohen. Zack Wright composed the score, while the cinematography is handled by Dan Adlerstein, in addition to Berman himself. Where to begin here? How much is real in regards to The Amazing Johnathan remains a question mark up until the very end. Once the first act concludes and the subsequent documentary crews come into play, Berman is able to turn the camera on himself, ultimately setting up a third act that’s as much mystery as character study. When Johnathan fades into the background a bit, the doc initially suffers, but as more comes into play, it actually turns into a benefit. As the movie evolves, it actually grows into less of a gimmick and more of a true study of, not just a real character, but also the nature of what’s real and what isn’t. The Amazing Johnathan Documentary ultimately has a lot to say, [...]
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“Driven” Has Fun With Part Of The John DeLorean Story (Thu, 15 Aug 2019)
Who is more of a fascinating individual than John DeLorean? The maker of the automobile of the same name is just as well known for that car as being involved in shady drug dealings. Some remember him as a genius in the auto field, but most think of him either for flopping with his company or being put on trial. That intrigue helps fuel the new film Driven, which presents DeLorean as a side character to the life of Jim Hoffman, who befriended and then potentially betrayed him. If that sounds like the set up for a dark flick, you’d be mistaken. This is far more lighthearted than you might initially think, though the seriousness if the matters at hand are never too far from the spotlight. The movie is a mix of comedy, crime, drama, and thriller. Taking place in San Diego in the early 1980’s, the story follows ex con and current FBI informant Jim Hoffman (Jason Sudeikis), a man caught in the government’s web for smuggling cocaine. Sent to California to bring down the man who supplied the drugs, things take a turn as he comes into contact with his new neighbor, the legendary John DeLorean (Lee Pace). Meeting him at the onset of the rise of his iconic DeLorean Motor Company, Hoffman quickly befriends DeLorean. Hoffman’s wife Ellen (Judy Greer) has no idea about her husband’s shady past at the start, though that changes before long. Initially of no interest to his contact at the FBI Special Agent Benedict Tisa (Corey Stoll), that changes when DeLorean runs into money problems and asks for Hoffman’s help. Nick Hamm directs a script by Colin Bateman, with music by Geronimo Mercado and cinematography by Karl Walter Lindenlaub. Supporting players include Isabel Arraiza, Justin Bartha, Michael Cudlitz, Erin Moriarty, Tara Summers, and more. This is actually quite a fair amount of fun, due in no small part to the charms of Jason Sudeikis. While playing a more dramatic character than normal, Sudeikis and his comedic timing is still in full evidence. The way he handles chaos here is really enjoyable. Sudeikis makes Jim Hoffman a sympathetic character, which is no small task. Lee Pace is solid too as John DeLorean, though it’s somewhat of a surface level interpretation of the man. Unfortunately, Judy Greer and Corey Stoll are under utilized, which is a shame. Nick Hamm and Colin Bateman lean in towards [...]
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