All the air escaped my lungs at the end of Ray Schlogel’s independent film, For Love & Stacie. I was angry, petulant… and then the credits rolled and I was reminded that it was a drama, not a documentary.
Poor, dumb ol’ Mr. Media was so sucked into this tale of heartbreak and obsession that I completely lost sight of what I was watching. And that’s when I realized what a fine job the independent Austin-based filmmaker — who wrote, starred, directed, and produced Stacie — had done.
Schlogel came to my attention in an unusual way: I read about him in one of uber-networker Chris Brogan’s voluminous posts. Brogan wondered why Schlogel’s movie hadn’t received more attention and asked his readers to help the man out. I read Brogan daily and get a lot of value and insight from his blog so I decided to pay it forward by inviting Schlogel on Mr. Media.
You can watch For Love & Stacie for free at Schlogel’s website. He accepts donations there and you can also order a DVD copy of the film.
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You can listen to this interview with Ray Schlogel, Esquire writer, director, producer, and star of For Love & Stacie, by clicking the BlogTalk Radio audio player above!