Author Archives: Brandon Roberts

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 →


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 →

Life after Kickstarter

Team Goth, We’ve wanted to write this update for quite some time, but were just never sure when the time was right and then too much time passed. We feel like we keep saying, “Something’s happening!” or “Hey, here’s another b-s development to try to get excited about!” But then ultimately nothing went anywhere for us and we were left asking ourselves, “Now what do we do, and worse- what do we say to our backers?” We’ve received several messages recently from vocal supporters of Continue reading →