Â By Sally Deering
Â An actorâ€™s life brings surprises with every part and when George Pogatsia of Jersey City found himself on a film set about to play a role, something happened that eventually led him to make his own films.
â€œI heard a little voice like Kazoo from â€˜The Flintstonesâ€™ that said you can do this,â€ Pogatsia says on a break during post-production of his new movie. â€œI heard â€˜you can do thisâ€™ then I heard â€˜maybe notâ€™. Then I heard â€˜letâ€™s tryâ€™.â€
Â From that day on, Pogatsia set out to pursue a life not just as an actor, but as a screenwriter and director.Â He wrote the screenplay THE PIZZA TAPES which was optioned and then he set out to write FAMILY ON BOARD, which went from the page to film. Continue reading The Movie Man Filmmaker George Pogatsia Writes, Directs and Stars in his Second Film, FAMILY ON BOARD