Sep 16, 2013
Jul 2, 2013
Anastasia is proud to join the cast of amazing and talented teachers of Chicago's Broadway Break Thru experience this summer; including Universal Picture's star of "Pitch Perfect", Ben Platt, and "Dancing with The Stars" professional dancer, Lindsay Arnold!
For one fun filled week she'll be teaching and working with the students to film and craft individual student films for presentation at the camp's final performance Saturday July 13th.
Jun 10, 2013
Honorary Cat Arkie Ring has been hard at work coloring the 30 pages of graphic illustration that will make up the 1st issue of Anastasia Basche's epic graphic series about the Celtic warrior queen "Boudica". The series follows the many struggles Boudica faces, being both a warrior and a mother while she tries to lead a band of disparate Celtic tribes in rebellion against an impenetrable Roman army.
May 30, 2013
Pompous Cat had a great round of auditions last night and will continue to see more amazing Chicago talent tonight and Friday.
If you are interested in being considered for a role:
Email actor submissions to: SeveredSoulsmovie@gmail.com
Auditions: May 29,30,&31st.
Where: Columbia College: 1104 S. Wabash, Chicago, IL 60605 Rm #717
When: 4:15pm to 8:45pm
May 21, 2013
Pompous Cat Studios wades into animation with the new film "Deep Ship" with producer Leah Shaheen. Previous Pompous Cat collaborators Mason Kaye (Composer) and Marina City (Title Song composition and performance) get onboard to bring this amazing tale about three sailors trapped in the belly of a whale to life!
"Deep Ship" is slated to premier at animation and family film festivals fall 2013.
Feb 14, 2013
Pompous Cat's first music video "Falling Up & Breaking Down" created in collaboration with Chicago based "Marina City" produced and directed by Anastasia Basche received over 3,000 views in just 72 hours since its online launch through YouTube!
Pompous Cat would like to thank the many valuable team memebers that made this project possible, including Terry Jun, Jerrod Howe, Kein Onickel, Daniel Zuniga, Christina Harper, Coco Fernandez, Bruce Sheridan, Julian Grant, and all the members of Marina City.
Check it out here:
Congratulations to honorary Pompous Cat, Arkie Ring for winning a 2013 Weisman Award for the new graphic series in development entitled "Boudica". The award will grant funding for completion of a first installment of a 12 issue graphic series based on the feature film screenplay by Anastasia Basche. Look for the completed issue to be available for distribution and on display at the Columbia College Chicago Weisman Gallery September 5, 2013!
Anastasia Basche was awarded a 2013 Weisman Award and grant for the new horror film "Severed Souls" in development and slated to begin filming this summer. Stay posted for future production updates!
Dec 1, 2012
Pompous Cat was proud to encourage a fabulous group of talented writers and filmmakers in Los Angeles to fundraise for their films with a presentation on How To Start A Kickstarter Campaign. Using the successful Tambo campaign as a model along with other equally successful friends like John Rangle's "Girls On Liberty Street" and Paul Peditto's "CHAT". Here's to more successfully funded independent projects in the New Year!!!