Joseph Chastain

Joseph Chastain

Unopened Door Productions
Director, Filmmaker, Playwright, Screenwriter and Actor

San Bernardino, California

Member Since:
December 2013
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About Joseph

Joseph Chastain has been working on Not Without Reason a documentary on self injury for a long time. Film is to be narrated by the legendary Edward Asner. He has also cowritten the musical Joshua's Eyes about a vampire who risks his life by falling in love with a human.

He is a graduate of Columbia College Hollywood where he majored in directing and writing. He also acts and produces and sometimes sings. He loves stories abotu mental health, pro wrestling and music.

Joseph would like to say thank you for reading his bio, but he won't because he'd rather you add him as a contact. He'd also like to win a Noble Prize and cure cancer, but we can't always get what we want.

Loglines

  • The Mexican Project

    The Mexican Project Comedy An undocumented immigrant works his way to the top of Hollywood, but when he's discovered to be in the country illegally faces deportation.

  • Marks

    Marks Comedy Romance A wrestling fan finds his heart body-slammed by love for a woman dating a wrestler, he must overcome his fears and train as a wrestler to win her heart.

Credits

  • Sinner's Bible

    Sinner's Bible (2016)
    Film by Joseph Chastain (Drama) Director, Actor, Writer, Producer In order to eliminate the self-mutilation that only delays emotional pain, a brilliant youth must uncover a surprising ally.

  • Not Without Reason

    Not Without Reason (2015)
    Film by Joseph Chastain (Drama) Director, Writer, Producer, Self A Documentary on the common and ever increasing mental disorder known as Self-injury. Included are interviews with self-injurers and mental health professionals, as well as reenactments. Special section on self-injury and creativity

  • Elegance Eternal

    Elegance Eternal (2015)
    Film (short) by Joseph Chastain (Drama) Director, Actor

  • Monster Killer

    Monster Killer (2013)
    Film by Edgar Michael Bravo (Drama and Sci-Fi) Miscellaneous Crew A 155 year old slave from the Civil War era travels through parallel worlds absorbing the energy of serial killers to stay alive and slow down his aging. He saves the life of an 18-year-old boy from certain death, pulling him into another world where he was never born and begins teaching him how to survive. Their journey together will decide if both will be free to live forever or risk their lives to save innocent people from harm. Written by Anonymous

  • Mother's Red Dress

    Mother's Red Dress (2011)
    Film by Edgar Michael Bravo (Drama, Romance and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew, Thanks Adapted from real-life stories, MOTHER'S RED DRESS, is a thought-provoking, one-of-a-kind thriller/psychodrama about a young man, Paul, suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder who begins to recall a memory from childhood after seeing his mother kill her abusive boyfriend. Paul leaves home for a small town in Southern California where he meets a young woman, Ashley, who inspires him to rebuild his life. Paul is hopeful for his future with Ashley until he receives an urgent call from his mother who is dying of cancer and wants to reunite Paul with his father who abandoned them years ago. Paul returns home, ready to help his mother and reunite his father, but finds a terrible and painful truth waiting for him. Written by Anonymous

Awards

  • AMPAS Scholarship

Education

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