John Anthony

Actor. Filmmaker. Alien

Wade Wofford, Director, Writer and Producer of the upcoming feature “The Answer”

“Much like the adage that "you make a film three times: writing the script, shooting it, and editing," I find that working with actors is very similar; you work with them in a very different way in all three parts of the filmmaking process.  Most actors, in my experience, do not shine across all three...  John Anthony, on the other hand, proves a pleasure through each stage of the process. His intentness on understanding relationships and willingness to build character history enriches beyond the script in preproduction. During production, his sense of humor, willingness to work his ass off, and "turn it on" on demand were assets to shooting swiftly and efficiently. And during post, his consistency and strong choices shine through; movements made on specific lines from wide to close make the editor's task able to focus on quality rather than tedious technicalities. A true pro, and craftsman at his art.”

 

 

40 Days and 40 Nights and then some...

What does it mean when you go back to something you had written eons ago and yet you find yourself still at that same shore...

-Excerpt: (c. a while back)

"Standing on the bank of me realizing I'm wasting time by the river.  Contemplating over the reflection in the water and thinking what am I actually thinking about...

Past things.  Memories bleeding out the veins in my brain hoping to GOD the last drop comes quick.  Looking for the bliss in the madness and only coming to the corridor of sadness and I know I have to go on.  It's not in my nature to relax or chill when nothing will do except me doing me yet how is that possible when I can't find myself without you..."

It means there is still water to wade.  There is still heavy breathing ahead.  There is still tears and blood to shed.  Then, after all that. Then...

There is the still.

Smile Harder.