To kick this off, why don't you introduce yourself to those of us
who don't already know you?
Iím Pamela Sutch, filmmaker, actress, cinematographer, director of
many years. Just doing my
Do talk about some of your current and future projects for a bit!
as a filmmaker from my business Siren Tales, Iím working on the fourth
segment of my series The Gift. Itís
a sci-fi series with minimal CGI effects except for morphs. It has a body swap theme which has been popular through the years
for Siren Tales Movies. Parts
I to III can be purchased thru downloads or on DVD from the
website. Iíve been fortunate
to build my own niche with these movies thru the years. People like them so I keep making them.
also recently taken part in a few shorts, acting. One is called Red
Balloon, I play a business type woman that finds this homeless man
attractive. Directed by
Charles Casciano. Another
is a cool Friday the 13th spoof from
produced by Hector De La Rosa. Itís really funny. Called
The Final Crapter.
What got you into acting in the first place, and did you receive any
formal training on the subjects?
My personality has always been to try a lot of things. And no. Not too much
formal training. Iím one to
wing it with things. I pretty
much learn everything I need to know from YouTube. Haha.
Do you still remember your first time in front of a movie or TV
camera, and what was that experience like?
do remember seeing myself for the first time acting.
It was devastating! I was better looking in my head than how I looked on camera.
Acting was really bad. Was
easy to fix after seeing that.
From what I know, early on you've done quite a few movies with Gary
Whitson - so what can you tell us about those, and what was
working with him like?
That was the gig that devastated me! Itís
amazing what good lighting (and bad lighting) can do. Well Garyís movies definitely have a niche audience.
And he has done well. I
think his movies are best described as ridiculous. Just by the titles alone.
Working with him and the other girls was always fun. We laughed a lot and nothing is better
Gary became a good friend and he was always good to the people that
worked for him.
More recently, you've also been in quite a few movies directed by
Len Kabasinski [Len Kabasinski
interview - click here] - so do talk about your collaborations
with him for a bit!
Len will always continue to make movies and build his following. He keeps putting them out and has a great passion for it.
To finish any feature length production without decent backing is a
big accomplishment all by itself. Iíve
been in four of his features.
You've also been in cult director Ted V. Mikels' very recent Paranormal
Extremes: Text Messages from the Dead - so you obviously have to talk
about that experience!
I didnít see that movie yet. lol. Guess I should if Iím in it. I shot that segment in Montreal with my good friend Luc
Bernier [Luc Bernier interview
- click here].
Iíll have to look it up.
With Trakked and The Gift, you have also moved behind
the camera - so what prompted that step, and what can you tell us about
I have numerous other projects as well that you can find on sirentales.com
that I have produced and directed. Trakked
is by far my largest and most polished project. It has a great tagline, ďwoman inserts camera inside cheating
boyfriend's head and watches his every move.Ē Iím happy with how it came out and like a lot of the scenes I
wrote. Rob Villano was my
partner in this production and we will probably work together again.
I also learned a lot from doing that production and will be sure to
apply it to my next large project.
Gift is a series that is now in production on the 4th segment. Each segment is a half hour long.
The transformation morph theme that it has is popular. The YouTube trailers to each segment generate many views and the
series keeps building a following. I
like writing it and developing the characters as it goes along. I see what someone brings to the table and it triggers the next
segment. Most everything I
write has dry humor to it.
Any other films of yours you'd like to talk about?
Feeling lucky ?
any of my partnershops yourself
for more, better results ?
The links below
will take you
believe next spring Iíll be producing a movie called More than a
Conversation, written by Luc Bernier [Luc
Bernier interview - click here].
It will have a darker feel then what I usually write myself. Story is about a female jogger who ends up playing a game over the
phone with a killer. Itís
already credited on IMDb so keep a look out for it.
Having made movies since the 1990s, how has the filmworld changed
over the years?
A lot more indie filmmakers. A
lot better product with the equipment we have access to.
A lot easier to get your product out in the world.
Still hard to make a lot of $ at it.
How would you describe yourself as an actress, and some of your
techniques to bring your characters to life?
Itís very easy for me to portray terrified, mad, emotional for
some reason. Improving will
also add life to any of my scenes. Building
the characters is more challenging for me. Working scenes with good opposing actors makes all the difference
in the chemistry. It feels
really good to feed off the other person and react to what they give you. Especially if they are good.
Your website, Facebook, whatever else?
Anything else you're dying to mention and I have merely forgotten to
I think you covered about everything. Just check out my sites and stream Trakked on Amazon Prime.
Thanks for the interview!