The Night Stream team would like to welcome AMBER CICARDO as our official Art Director on our upcoming short film! Amber is an aspiring filmmaker and production designer who currently attends the School of Visual Arts in New York City. In addition to working on various student projects, her previous short film credits as a director include the movie Goodnight, Sweetheart and Half-Zombie. Amber has also interned for the production company SFI and currently co-runs the independent production company Brainwave alongside cinematographer, Mattison Stanton. We are very pleased to have Amber as an important part of our production and look forward to working with her! You can view her previous work at the following link.
With the majority of the cast announced, we can now confirm that ANDRE´ JOSEPH will direct and star as Jeff “Mr. Nightstar” Willis in NIGHT STREAM.
A native of Staten Island, NY, Mr. Joseph had a love for movies from a very early age. He began his career making short films with family and friends on home video. Mr. Joseph attended the New York Film Academy summer program in 2001 where he first gained experience working with 16 millimeter film and later graduated Magna Cum Laude from Emerson College in 2006 where he received a degree in Visual and Media arts.
During his time at Emerson, Mr. Joseph wrote and directed the short student film, Overjoyed, about a young boy meeting his musical idol in church. This film can be viewed on Internet video sites such as YouTube and Vimeo. He also interned in television production with VH1 Classic in the summer of 2006.
In 2008, Mr. Joseph formed his own New York- based independent film production company, AJ Epyx Productions, LLC. The companyʼs first feature film, Priceless, which Mr. Joseph wrote, starred, and directed, opened at Tribeca Cinemas in October 2008 and was selected for exhibition at the NY International Independent Film & Video Festival in March 2009. The film is now available on DVD at Amazon.com and eStore. His 2nd feature film, Dishonorable Vendetta, is currently shopping for distribution.
The Night Stream team is proud to announce the casting of multitalented actress/model CARA D’ADAMO as news reporter “Jenna Johnson” in NIGHT STREAM.
Cara started acting as early as age 13 when she performed in many theatrical productions such as Annie, Hair, Fiddler on the Roof, Broadway Showstoppers, and Midnight Glory. At the age of 18, Cara was scouted in the mall by a modeling agent. Since then, she has been in many magazines, fashion shows and advertisement campaigns.
Her talent, motivation and persona has brought her to where she is today. She loves working with innovative and creative people and continues to build on her crafts. She has appeared in many plays, films, commercials and print campaigns.
Some of her most notable film credits include “3 Minutes to Air” which won at the 48Hour International Film Festival, “TAPE ME: REEL 3” Horror Film Festival Winner, “The Perfectionists”, winner of the Poland Arts Festival, “Ride or Die” BK Festival winner, and “La Vita” L.A. Winner. Her television show credits include: Deadly Sins (Season 2), Law & Order SVU, Smash, Scott Block TV, International English TV and Some Assembly Required.
We are very excited to work with someone as highly talented and professional as Cara on Night Stream!
And there’s only 38 DAYS left for us to meet our minimum fundraising goal for Night Stream on Indiegogo! Please support our cast and crew as much as you can. Any small donations or referrals will be greatly appreciated. Click on the link for more info on rewards for your contributions!
The Night Stream team is proud to announce the casting of up and coming star REGINALD L. BARNES as producer/engineer “‘Easy’ Eddie Mathis” in NIGHT STREAM! He was selected from a variety of actor submissions from our auditions this past Wednesday.
A native of Omaha, NE, REGINALD L. BARNES is an “actor’s actor” dealing in Theatre, Film and Television—as well as a host/emcee and part-time funnyman. He is currently featured Off-Broadway in Layon Gray’s award winning play “BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE” and a recurring featured actor with the hugely popular YouTube parody group “KEY OF AWESOME”—where he has taken spoofs of the likes of Kanye West, Rick Ross and Apl.De.Ap. of the Black Eyed Peas to another level.
We are proud to announce the addition of two time award winning actress AESHA WAKS as “Martina” in the upcoming NIGHT STREAM. Aesha has appeared in such indie films as Arresting Gena by Hannah Weyer with Adrien Grenier, Sam Rockwell, Summer Pheonix, Kirl Acevedos, Paul Giomatti, Paul Lazarr and Money Shot by Matt Mailer with Stephen Lang (Avatar). She has previously modeled for Hightimes, Covergirl, Playboy, Maxim and Miss Howard Stern April 2007. She has won Best Actress awards from the Olympia Film Festival and the French Avignon.
In recent years, Aesha graduated NYU with a BA in media and communication. She also made her mark in the hip-hop scene with the cult dance hit “Fun Dip” as well as performing in the band “The Hookers” alongside Liam McMullan. Aesha’s talents are not only limited to acting and music but also the literary world as she recently released her fitness book, “The Model Body” which can be purchased at this link: http://www.amusedom.com/index.php?option=com_am…
NIGHT STREAM will mark Aesha’s 2nd collaboration with Andre´ Joseph who had previously worked with her in his first feature film “Priceless”. We are very excited to have Aesha on board the project and she will be a valuable part of its success!
The Night Stream team is proud to announce the additions of BRAD BURKE as our Director of Photography and superstar filmmaker ADAM CHINOY as our 1st Assistant Director!
Brad is a Detroit native who graduated from Full Sail University. His credits range from a variety of jobs as a Production Assistant and Gaffer on commercials for GMAC Finance, NatGeo, and MTV as well as a number of music video credits. Night Stream will be the first of many projects for Brad who is making the transition to cinematography. You can view his reel below:
Adam graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University, FDU, in their Electronic Filmmaking Program, spring 2005. Storytelling and art has always been the biggest part of his life, and throughout his years at FDU, Adam had learned how to make movies and how to take his art and storytelling to a new level. Currently, Adam has been taking on freelance jobs; doing random jobs of being a Gaffer, DP and Final Cut Pro editor. He has worked for companies like My Good Eye, Moxie Pictures, and Fencesitter Films. He operates his own production company GREEN GECKO FILMS and his work can be viewed by clicking his picture:
We have 50 days left to meet our minimum goal to raise appropriate funds for the project on Indiegogo. Any small donations or referrals will help greatly to reach the goal by the end of February and you will be rewarded for your contributions. Please check out the link with video for more information. Thank you!