Cameo Cleveland – Cleveland, I Love You
By: Giorgiana Lascu
October 16, 2011
I got a chance to catch up with the producers of “Cleveland, I Love You”; Eric Swinderman and Mark Pengryn and the film’s casting director, Amy Swinderman this past Sunday. What drew me to this project is the level of professionalism that this project brings to Cleveland. In a city where so many projects don’t even see the light of day these filmmakers have aspired not only showcase Cleveland talent, but to change the whole industry standard in this city.
The film has just come out of the casting process with some big local names including Robin Swoboda, Vic Gideon, Leon Bibb and a multitude of other talented Clevelanders. The cast list is huge, but loaded with some fantastic actors who’s work I’ve been lucky enough to catch: Christian Prentice, Mike Goulis, Jennifer Dillon Boczek, Patricia Valestin, and Jackson Biesecker. And by no means is the talent only in front of the camera, besides the fact that Eric and Mark are award winning filmmakers, the other directors on the project have produced some superb work… Sage O’Bryant, Robert Banks, and Tony Hartman… any more talent and I’m going to have to change my panties.
Enough gushing, I’m going to let Eric, Amy, and Mark takeover and tell you guys a little more about the project. It’s one I’m sure we’ll be following on our Cleveland Cameo.
- The Cleveland 48 Hour Film Project Interviews – Kristina Michelle, Best Actress Nominee (indienation.fm)
- 2011 Indie Gathering Interview – Put On the Spot – Actress Giorgiana Lasuc Interviews Film Score Composer Danny Ryan (indienation.fm)
- 2011 Indie Gathering Interview – Taylor Trimarchi (indienation.fm)
- 48 Hour Film Project Interviews – Brian Bowers, Cleveland Project Producer (indienation.fm)