Help us keep GOTH alive…

My Dear Friends, I know many of you have been waiting to hear an update from me. I write now to express my heartfelt gratitude for the flood of love from my village these past few days. I also write to tell you that last week was one of the most incredible of my career. It was absolutely magical seeing the film that Brandon and I had living in our imagination begin to come to life before our eyes on the screen. The experience absolutely Continue reading →

My Summer as a Goth begins filming THIS FRIDAY!

“MY SUMMER AS A GOTH” FEATURE FILM LAUNCHES PRODUCTION JULY 15th! Indie filmmakers Tara Johnson-Medinger and Brandon Lee Roberts officially launch production of their film, My Summer as a Goth, July 15th—and are concurrently hosting a Kickstarter campaign to raise $50,000. Portland, Oregon – July 8, 2016 – Portland-based filmmakers Tara Johnson-Medinger and Brandon Lee Roberts have spent the last 7 years developing My Summer as a Goth, a teen coming-of-age film with a goth, “My Fair Lady”-esque twist.The film launches official production on July Continue reading →

PROP LUCK for My Summer as a Goth!

We are hosting a PROP LUCK on Friday July 8th 3-8pm to gather as many donated props, goth costumes and necessary items for set design and craft services as possible in order to work within our ultra low indie budget- we hope you’ll join us!!! Email Brandon ( GOTH Prop Luck Friday July 8, 2016 3-8pm Vanport Studios 5229 NE MLK Jr Blvd #102 Portland, Oregon 97211   Prop Luck Wish List School Lunchroom paraphernalia (lunch trays, sack lunches, lunch boxes, etc.) Random school supplies   Continue reading →


Exciting news! The producers of My Summer as a Goth are currently casting for actors (see roles listed below). Filming is slated for July 18-August 12, 2016. Log line: After the death of her father, 16 year-old Joey is sent to stay with her grandparents–falling for goth bad boy Victor during a summer she’ll never forget. Casting Time: Sunday, May 22, 2016 / 9am-5pm Location: Vanport Studios 5229 NE MLK Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97211 First round of auditions are by appointment only. Please do Continue reading →

Check out our newly re-designed web site!

Happy Black Friday, everybody! In honor of this dark day, we decided our time was best spent out of the big box stores and at home tinkering with our film’s web site. This re-launch features a new and improved graphic look, info on how to donate via our PayPal, and will feature all the up-to-the-minute news on casting and pre-production as we gear up for filming in summer 2016. Goth Insider tip: WE EXPECT TO HAVE SOME EXCITING CASTING NEWS NEXT WEEK. Stay Tuned!! We hope everyone Continue reading →