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Mason Carver

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Brett Piper [Outpost Earth, The Dark Sleep] has taken to making stop-motion adaptions of classic stories. The Outpost Earth DVD comes with a copy of Journey to the Center of the Earth. After we wrapped Outpost Earth, Brett asked me if I’d do the narration for his adaptation of Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the…
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Fun with green screen at endeavor studio

Spent an hour or so with Conor McGuigan and the crew at Endeavor Studio doing some pre-production work for an upcoming Christmas-themed shoot. Conor will be performing Tinsel, the Elf [a puppet–um, Tinsel, although Conor has sometimes been mistaken for a Muppet himself], and I will be the Jolly Old Elf himself in a video…
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Baby Frankenstein Now on prime video and more

Just in time for Halloween, Baby Frankenstein hits Prime Video [Free! to subscribers] and a bunch of other platforms [including Google Play, Vudu, Comcast, DirecTV, Dish and more]. Starring Andre Gower [Monster Squad–and the two movies make a perfect double feature!] Shot in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area, and winner of a bunch of festival prizes, this…
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Baby Frankenstein

Streaming NOW Baby Frankenstein, a film shot in Northeast Pennsylvania a few years back, then hit the festival circuit, is now available to rent on multiple streaming platforms, including Amazon Prime, and also available on DVD. Check out the trailer:

Rat Bastard Behind the Scenes

Continuity Snaps June-ish 1997

Rat Bastard is on Amazon Prime

And, I mean the award-winning comedy by Mike Stivala, not me. Not I. I’ve been on Amazon a while now, so it wouldn’t be news. I AM in the movie, though. You can stream it here. I play Billy, the fascist owner of a pancake house where one of the leads works. I also doubled…
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My lips are sealed

One of those exciting days. Working the kinks out of a new home self-tape setup after taking an online class with Johanna Jowett, one of the casting directors at Corrigan & Johnston Casting in North Carolina. Trying to simplify the setup, so it isn’t such a PITA and it’s portable, so I can knock one…
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Because of course it was

You know the drill: Wash your hands 6 feet apart Social Distancing No group activities over 10 people. We’ll be back in production when the zombie apocalypse is over. Watch this space. Kiss kiss. [Air kisses. From a distance. Followed by Lysol™® spray in the face]Stay safe, stay healthy, stay home.

Sanitized for your protection

I had an audition the other day at Heery-Loftus Casting in Philadelphia. When I got there, out of habit I went to the table where the sign-in sheet usually lives. It wasn’t there. Instead, there was a sign that said [and I’m summarizing here]: Out of an abundance of caution, we’re doing away with the…
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