Check Out “Other,” My Metaphorical Short Starring Anna Drijver & Iris van Herpen couture

Creepy, sad and magical, ”Other” is a metaphorical short film that nobody can figure out the genre of. And I don’t mind! It’s its own little thing. I wrote, produced and directed it (all according to rules of course) during one of the first Corona lockdowns. Starring a transformed Anna Drijver (Undercover, Bride Flight) and featuring an amazing dress by the unparalleled Iris van Herpen, it premiered at Imagine Festival 2021. This self-funded project with a “budget” of 1500 euros stars all first-time child actors and was made possible by the entire cast and crew volunteering their time and talent. Interpretations vary wildly, and I love hearing them all.

So, go watch “Other” below and tell me: What did you get from it?

March 3rd, 2022|Categories: Amsterdam, News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Long Gone Trailer!

“If time travel were possible, where are all the tourists from the future?” – Stephen Hawking.

I can finally share the trailer I shot for my feature screenplay “Long Gone” last April! Logline: When a young woman visits a mysterious house she inherited from her recently passed brother, she meets a man who claims to be from the future and able to save her brother. Watch the making of here, and if you happen to have a sugar daddy/mommy/great great aunt who wants to invest in film, call me ;p




October 1st, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |10 Comments

Oh, Dear LA Actors: Why Casting A Voice-Over Made Me Sad

This week I was casting for voice-over actors in Los Angeles and it left me feeling sad, bittersweet and whole mix of conflicting emotions that may or may not have to do with my impending period and certainly have to do with my having been an actress in LA myself. Why would finding an American voice-over actor ever make one feel sad, you may wonder – periods aside? I shall explain.

September 6th, 2018|Categories: Amsterdam|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Why I Stopped Blogging, Acting and Living in LA and Yet This is A Happy Post

Hi! Remember me? Maybe not since it’s been two full years + nine days since I’ve posted, and I’ve accumulated some epidermal wisdom aka wrinkles in the process. So what the f took me so long? Well, various things. I started this blog as a 21 (!) year girl who wanted – correction: was obsessed with/desperately needed – to move to Los Angeles to become an actress. I started it during a time when blogs were fairly new and not everyone above 11 and their dog wrote op-eds on TV show episodes yet. I chronicled everything from visa drama to acting classes to motorcycle accidents, and tried to help other artists who wanted to move to Los Angeles. Fast-forward and I’m now a 29 (!!) year old woman who lives in Amsterdam, is not pursuing acting anymore and has a lot more perspective and mental stability – most of the time anyway. So, what’s the story? Have I become a bitter quitter and is this gonna be a “just give up already” post?

Nuh-uh!

This is gonna be a “know thyself” post that will help you find true happiness and eternal bliss. Kidding. But if you’re someone who’s die-hard pursuing something it might help you reflect and make yourself a little more content. Still a lofty promise, perhaps, but lemme explain…

April 9th, 2018|Categories: Amsterdam, Los Angeles|Tags: , , , |11 Comments