“BECOMING DORAN AND BEA”
Leading actors Hunter Day and Jordan Omeish open up about their creative process, challenges on set, and how they grew as artists. Their natural chemistry makes for an incredible friendship on and off camera.
“THAT’S HOW HER EMOTIONAL JOURNEY IS SHOWN—THROUGH HER DANCING.”
– JORDAN OMEISH, BEA
“IT WASN’T JUST A FILM, WE WEREN’T JUST PLAYING THESE CHARACTERS; WE REALLY ENGULFED THESE CHARACTERS AND BECAME THEM.”
– HUNTER DAY, DORAN
“STORYTELLING THROUGH DANCE”
This episode showcases three members of the film's dance company. They shed light on storytelling through dance, the rehearsal process, and how their one-of-kind journey shaped the overarching tone of the film..
“THERE ARE NO BOUNDARIES.”
— KYRA SORCE, DANCER
“IT’S A DIFFERENT STORY. I DON’T THINK MANY PEOPLE HAVE COME ACROSS CHARACTERS AS SPECIAL AND DIFFERENT AS THESE PEOPLE ARE.”
— JESS DIFORTE, LACEY
“SHE [KIRKMAN] CHOSE PEOPLE WHO CAN REALLY BRING THEIR HEART TO THE WORK.”
— JULIA FLECKENSTEIN, DANCER
“HOW SHE PORTRAYED LAVERNE”
Actor Anna Roemer delights us with her presence as she reflects back on her involvement with the film. She address her joys and challenges portraying Laverne and gives us some insight into how she prepared to be the eclectic florist on screen.
“I FEEL LIKE LAVERNE IS THIS DUALITY: STURDY AND ALMOST STERN, AND ALSO AN EXPLOSION OF COLORS.”
— ANNA ROEMER, LAVERNE
“ADELE’S COMING-OF-AGE STORY, TOO”
Julie Medina—who plays Doran's spirited mother, Adele—tells us more about her experience creating the character, working with the Kirkman Tamarkin creative duo, and thoughts about this new coming-of-age film.
“ANDREW AND MEREDITH ARE SUCH A DYNAMIC TEAM THAT I CAN’T WAIT FOR THE WORLD TO SEE THEM. THEY ARE THE YIN AND YANG THAT JUST EXPLODE OFF SCREEN … THE PAIRING OF THESE TWO CREATIVES WILL, REALLY, BLOW THE WORLD.”
— JULIE MEDINA, ADELE
“VISUALLY BRANDING A FILM”
Designer Miri Rusakov takes us through her process creating a visual brand for Kirkman Tamarkin Productions as they produced their first feature film. Her eye for design and knowledge about marketing made her an essential piece of the film’s journey.
“THIS LOGO WAS DEFINITELY A CHALLENGE AND AN EXPERIENCE, BECAUSE I REALLY WANTED IT TO BE SOMETHING SPECIAL.”
— MIRI RUSAKOV, DESIGNER