MWAC Co-Writer–Ronni Romero

By L. Tanner Smith (director/co-writer/producer) I want to dedicate a blog post to my co-writer for Millennial With a Cane: Ronni Romero.  Ronni and I went to the same film-school—the digital-film/mass-communication program at the University of Central Arkansas (located in Conway, AR). We worked together on numerous projects on campus, she was one of theContinue reading “MWAC Co-Writer–Ronni Romero”

Casting Announcement–Wayde Bowser, Jackie Jarvis, Drew Smith, and Brent Custer

By L. Tanner Smith (director/co-writer/producer) Konstantin Stanislavski remarked that “there are no small parts, only small actors.” Dabbs Greer, a bit actor, once said, “Every character actor, in their own little sphere, is the lead.” Well, anyway, we’re very pleased and happy to announce four other supporting actors taking bit parts in Millennial With a Cane. WaydeContinue reading “Casting Announcement–Wayde Bowser, Jackie Jarvis, Drew Smith, and Brent Custer”

Casting Announcement–Benjamin Gipson as “Liam Jacobs”

By L. Tanner Smith (director/co-writer/producer) We’re very happy and excited to announce that Benjamin Gipson will be joining the cast of Millennial With a Cane! Benjamin will be playing the role of Liam Jacobs, a budding playwright who becomes one of Delilah’s new best friends. He’s friendly, funny, and highly optimistic. He also has primary-progressiveContinue reading “Casting Announcement–Benjamin Gipson as “Liam Jacobs””

Casting Announcement–Liz Hackworth as “Lily Stevens”

By L. Tanner Smith (director/co-writer/producer) We’re very happy and excited to announce that Liz Hackworth will be joining the cast of Millennial With a Cane! Liz will be playing the pivotal role of Lily Stevens–Delilah’s tall, conservative best friend who still lives with her middle-class suburban parents. Lily has an uneasy outlook on Del’s illness,Continue reading “Casting Announcement–Liz Hackworth as “Lily Stevens””

Casting Announcement–Christie Courville as “Blair” and Ashley Moreland as “Lynn”

By L. Tanner Smith (director/co-writer/producer) We’re very excited to announce that Christie Courville and Ashley Moreland will be joining the cast of Millennial With a Cane! Christie and Ashley play Blair and Lynn, MS patients who attend the support group and give helpful advice to the film’s protagonists. What drew you to this project (and/orContinue reading “Casting Announcement–Christie Courville as “Blair” and Ashley Moreland as “Lynn””

Casting Announcement–Jamie Campbell as “Joel”

By L. Tanner Smith (director/co-writer/producer) We at MWAC are excited to announce that Jamie Campbell will be playing the role of Joel, the helpful leader of the MS support group that our protagonists are a part of. Campbell is a comedian, actor, improviser and playwright. He is a member of the professional ensemble The KansasContinue reading “Casting Announcement–Jamie Campbell as “Joel””

Casting Announcement–McKenzie Stell as “Meadow Keaton”

By L. Tanner Smith (director/co-writer/producer) We’re so close to having our official cast rounded up for “Millennial With a Cane,” which will commence production July 2020! For this blog, I’ll be sharing individual cast/crew announcements, complete with questions and answers for these talented people that we’re very excited to work with. I’d like to startContinue reading “Casting Announcement–McKenzie Stell as “Meadow Keaton””

Introducing Co-Writer Ronni Romero!

In this interview, director L. Tanner Smith talks about two of his collaborators: his fiancee Kelly Woodruff, who co-wrote the latest vignette (What Not to Say to People With MS), and his friend/colleague Ronni Romero, who is now credited co-writer for Millennial With a Cane! Here are a couple of short films on which TannerContinue reading “Introducing Co-Writer Ronni Romero!”

What Not to Say to People With MS (and What to Say Instead)

New microshorts for the MWAC campaign are still in the works! Today, I present to you a new one–What NOT to Say to People With MS (and What to Say Instead). I believe this one speaks for itself. Directed by L. Tanner Smith. Co-written by L. Tanner Smith and Kelly Woodruff. Featuring Brian Cooper, JacobContinue reading “What Not to Say to People With MS (and What to Say Instead)”

The Remainder of Casting MWAC

We’ve had our two open casting calls for Millennial With a Cane, and we’ve seen some terrific talent–but the casting process is still going! We are still accepting VIDEO AUDITIONS until December 1, 2019, after which callbacks will be scheduled! Download the character sides here, record your audition, upload your audition to a private (orContinue reading “The Remainder of Casting MWAC”