ISBF002 – A Conversation with Actor and Producer, Mick MacDonald

Professor Michael G. MacDonaldOn today’s episode I sit down with Professor Michael “Mick” MacDonald to talk about filmmaking, acting, and the projects he has been involved in as an actor or producer.

Known for his role as the title character in The Legend of the Psychotic Forest Ranger (2011), over the years Mick has been involved in a number of films including Lord of Chaos (2014)Turned (2016), and other films. He is a professor of communications at Cape Breton University (CBU) and teaches introduction to filmmaking and videography courses.

There's Something About George movie poster

Mick has been in front of or behind the camera on some of my short films such as: There’s Something About George (actor), Unscheduled Visit (actor) and The Final Goodbye (camera operator)

We talk about his love of LARPing, the films he has been involved in, and some of the actors, directors and crew such as Brad MillsPasha EbrahimiMichael MelskiGlen Gould, Brett Holmes, Madeline Yakimchuk, Matthew Ingraham , Keith Morrison and Jessica Chapman to name just a few of the people he mentions on the show.

It was a pleasure chatting with Mick and I look forward to having him back on the show and working with him again on future productions.

Some of the films mentioned in this episode:

They Cast from the Coast podcast logoiCreate logo at Cape Breton University (CBU)On the next episode of I Should Be Filming

I sit down with Darren Andrea, an actor who has worked on How to Lose a Guy in 10 DaysThe Undertaker’s Wedding and La Femme Nikita.

UPDATE: Click here to listen to the episode with Darren Andrea.


Music for the show is provided courtesy of Doug Millaway

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