Is It Just Me?

The Story

Is It Just Me?Blaine (Nicholas Downs) is a typical young gay man looking for love...without much success. 

Enter Xander (David Loren), the man of his dreams.  After meeting in an online chat room, they quickly fall for each other and start a virtual relationship.  Before long, they decide to meet face-to-face for a coffee date. 
 
But in Blaine's world, nothing comes easy.  He discovers he's been chatting with his new online boyfriend under his roommate Cameron's profile. The problem is, Cameron (Adam Huss) is a sexy go-go dancer - and that's the guy Xander is expecting to see.  Blaine persuades his roommate to pose as him during the date until he can win over Xander with his wit and charm.  It's Blaine's brain versus Cameron's brawn as love blossoms within this threesome.

 

The Cast

Nicholas DownsNICHOLAS DOWNS

Role: Blaine

Nicholas Downs grew up in the small Midwest town of Bondurant, Iowa as the second youngest of ten brothers and sisters. After high school he ventured to Los Angeles to start his acting career. After booking several independent films, commercials, and guest spots on television ("Cold Case", "The Guardian"), he soon started landing more prominent roles in major motion pictures, including "Pearl Harbor", "Constantine", "The Girl Next Door" and "The Holiday". Nicholas is very proud to be promoting his newest films, "16 to Life", "The Apocalypse According to Doris" and "Is It Just Me?".  [IMDb]

David LorenDAVID LOREN

Role: Xander

David Loren was born and raised in Tulsa, OK.  He attended the University of Tulsa and received his BA in Theatre.  Soon after he moved to Los Angeles where he has worked in a number of web series, independent films and television shows. [IMDb]

Adam HussADAM HUSS

Role: Cameron

I've always loved pretending and acting-ever since I was a kid. I'd gather my little brother and local neighborhood kids or my cousins at family functions and put together plays or act out my favorite TV shows or movies with them, complete with typed up scriptsl! I was lucky enough to know at a young age the very thing I loved and wanted to do for the rest of my life. Making a living at it all the time may not be the easiest thing to accomplish , so whenever I get a chance to do it, I am so grateful for it! [IMDb]

Michelle LaurentMICHELLE LAURENT

Role: Michelle

Michelle was born in Langhorn, PA. Growing up in a military family, she had the opportunity to travel the globe and experience other cultures. She studied theatre and European history at Old Dominion University. She also studied Shakespeare in London before graduating.

After graduation, Michelle made the move to Los Angeles where she landed roles in independent features such as “Arc Angels,” “Wasteland,” “Purgatory” and most recently “Is It Just Me?” Television credits include “Sexual Consideration” (CBS), “Detective Series” (Discovery Channel), and a recurring role on “The Bold and the Beautiful” (CBS). [IMDb]

Bob RumnockBOB RUMNOCK

Role: Bob

I “got bit by the show biz bug” at 15, and never recovered. A native of the Philadelphia area, I was married, and worked a variety of jobs from factory, to cab driver to AT&T Salesman. I continued to pursue writing, acting, and stand-up comedy, while working in films, industrials, and commercials that came through Philly. It was a great chapter of life, and I love (no choice) and like (choice) my three amazing sons Jared, Zach and Ian. I met my best friend and partner John, following my divorce in 1994 and live with joy in LA. Life is the best journey you can take - don’t be afraid to get on board. [IMDb]

Bruce GrayBRUCE GRAY

Role: Ernie

Bruce Gray is probably most recognized as the non-Greek father in MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING. Canadian audiences, however know him from his award-winning performance in the hit series TRADERS. Football enthusiasts will recall his team owner on PLAYMARKERS for ESPN. He gained a brief notoriety as “Shickel The Pickle” on QUEER AS FOLK. And over the years has had recurring roles on MURDER SHE WROTE, TOUR OF DUTY, STAR TREK, HEAD OF THE CLASS, PASSIONS, and today appears as “Joe’s Dad” on MEDIUM. Bruce is also an award winning stage actor touring WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? across the US and the USSR. [IMDb]

The Filmmaker

JC CalcianoJC CALCIANO

Writer/Director/Producer

JC is a graduate of New York University film school. During his early days in the entertainment industry, he started his career producing and directing music videos.

He gained valuable production experience on such films as "The Fisher King" and "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier" before joining Cruise/Wagner Productions as Head of Production and as Associate Producer on the film, "Mission: Impossible".

JC produced the independent films "Slaughter Cove,” “Dead in the Water,” “Vince Neil’s Rocktails,” “Girls, Girls, Girls” and “Coming Out”, as well as "The Concert Series" for Jessica Simpson and Macy Gray.

He produced the reality TV series “The Hydra Executives” – an English-speaking spin-off of “The Apprentice” shot entirely in the Middle East – for Infinity Broadcasting UAE in Dubai. In addition, he has produced and directed hundreds of hours of reality television in the United States for E!,G4, NBC, HGTV and other networks.

The hit romantic comedy “Is It Just Me?" was his first feature film as producer, writer and director. The film was an official selection of over 40 international film festivals and received several honors and awards.

Recently JC created the popular, sexy web series, "Steam Room Stories," which is viewed around the world on its own YouTube channel. His second feature film is "eCupid," featuring Morgan Fairchild, John Callahan and Mike Manning, will be released world-wide on May 22, 2012. [IMDb]

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