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May 5, 2023
Filmmaking requires Fundraising

I posted this on my personal site (www.tonygapastione.com) in November 2021 after finishing production of my feature film: Last Chance Charlene, but there’s always a need to talk about money. […]

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March 31, 2023
Imperfect is Perfect: Creating Complicated Characters

I think we can all agree that people are complicated. We all come from different backgrounds, have our own experiences, and are fundamentally separate from everybody else. No one person […]

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March 18, 2023
Creatives have specialties

Tony Gapastione interviews Priscilla Lam.  For my blog this month I wanted our fellow BraveMaker community to get to know (actor/producer/red carpet host) Priscilla Lam a bit better. I like how […]

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March 11, 2023
10 MORE ANTICIPATED FILMS OF 2023: Part 2

WELCOME TO PART 2!!! Here are 7 more films to look for this year ! 7.The Nun 2 (Release Date: September 8th) Quite honestly, The Nun (2018) was not a […]

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February 25, 2023
5 Red Flags you’re not serious about filmmaking

How do you know you’re serious about being a filmmaker?  Here are some red flags that might reveal you’re not as serious as you think you are. No shame here, […]

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February 17, 2023
Handling Rejection: 5 Tips for Actors

They say we actors book one job out of every 100 auditions. This figure can vary greatly in either direction depending on a myriad of factors, but the point is, […]

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February 11, 2023
Want to be an interesting actor/filmmaker? Get a hobby! 

Does your entire life revolve solely around your craft? Whether it’s acting, writing, producing, etc? By that I mean: Do you have a life outside of what you do, or […]

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February 5, 2023
So… you want to a screenwriter AND filmmaker?

Great. Start writing a script. Start now! You can do it anytime from anywhere.  Oh, you want to be a screenwriter who actually gets their scripts produced and makes some […]

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January 19, 2023
4 Red Flags You’re Not Serious About Your Craft: Actors’ Edition

(and 4 easy ways you can turn those red flags green).  “You’re not ready.” Cue gut punch.  Have you heard that phrase before? Not fun. And no one wants to […]

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January 7, 2023
10 MOST ANTICIPATED FILMS OF 2023: Part 1

Happy New Year, WELCOME TO 2023!! I’m QueenK, pronouns she/her/hers I’m a film fanatic, photographer, Youtuber and a screenwriter in the Bay Area. I’m also working on my 1st short […]

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