Michael E. Mustizer
Writer, Director, Producer and star of, The Other Half of
Me. The Other Half of me stemmed from two years of work on the
script and preproduction on the film.
He is a native of Northern New York, but currently resides
on Long Island. He has a BS degree in Mathematics from SUNY Oswego.
He has no background in film studies... aside from the HOURS
and HOURS of avid film watching andanalyzing. And, it's his day
job, as a video store manager.
Mike has writeen a total of seven full length scripts, four
shorts. This is his first production. He is in pre-production
now for his second feature, "The Wizard of Freaks."
Carrie is the only true trained actor in the entire production
of "The Other Half of Me" She has a BFA from the Tisch
School of the Arts at NYU.
Carrie currently works as an independent web-designer, and
acts when she gets the chance. Last summer she could have been
seen in the show "Broad Humor" Before that she spent
time all over the country with the comedy troupe "Youth
Carrie currently resides in NYC (but is dying for LA) and
is a Monkees fanatic. Check out her webpage: www.daydream2000.com
Shay, born on LI, but a Jersey native, spends her days behind a
desk and acts when she gets the chance. This was her first true
acting gig. She has had some training with the Creative Acting Company, NY.
She has a BS in Finance from Rutgers, and was a Sergeant in the USMC
for five years. She is trained in hand to hand combat and weapons
from small arms to heavy caliber machine guns. So, don't mess with her.
Darcy is currently a student on Long Island, working with
the deaf. She has had no prior acting experience, but played
the part of a New Yorker really well.
Unlike his onscreen counterpart... Pete is not a porn dog.
Pete is also a student on Long Island. This was also his first
acting job. Pete's currently working as an assistant manager
in a comic book store. He is also working on the art design for
"The Wizard of Freaks."
Irene rules the roost at her home on the north shore of Long
Island. She has some acting experience, but again, this was her
first real acting job. 80% of the locations in The Other Half
of Me were filmed at her house and her little stretch of beach.
Without her, there would have been no filming.
Dustin is a stage actor from Long Island. When he gets free
time he spends it on stage. It isn't often that he gets free
time, because he spends his time driving to the music store he
manages out in the Hamptons.
Dustin is a DVD fanatic, his collection has even surpassed
that of the director, Michael Mustizer.