Filmmakers Mike Roma & Ashley Hillis ("Dating My Mother"): "Elizabeth Moss Liked My Instagram!"
DENNIS ANYONE? with Dennis Hensley
Dennis goes to the West Hollywood apartment of Mike Roma, the writer director of the new film "Dating My Mother," to chat with Roma and producer Ashley Hillis. Mike talks about the autobiographical origins of the movie, shooting the film in his real mom's condo, getting his dream cast of Patrick Reilly, Kathryn Erbe, Kathy Najimy, James LeGros, Michael Rosen and Paul Iacono and the thrill of playing in the legendary Castro Theater in San Francisco. They also discuss the minefield of online dating, getting catfished repeatedly, being gay in suburbia, Ashley's new short film The Shiva List, going to film school at USC and sharing memories of Blockbuster nights. Other topics include: the famous actor Ashley gushed over an elevator, rigging a Secret Santa gift-exchange to get closer to a crush, hearing back from Magic Johnson, being scandalized by American Pie 2, going as a slutty Handmaid for Halloween, crushing on Zac Efron and Patrick Dempsey and of course, the glorious awfulness of Xanadu. https://www.datingmymother.com/
BEHIND THE LENS #168: Featuring Bill Holderman, Erin Simms and Mike Roma
Behind The Lens
Miss BTLRadioShow live? Then take a listen now as this episode of BEHIND THE LENS is a real page-turner as we talk BOOK CLUB with writer/director BILL HOLDERMAN and co-writer/producer ERIN SIMMS, while writer/director MIKE ROMA talks DATING MY MOTHER. Plus hear from everyone's favorite Wookie and RON HOWARD with some tidbits on SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY.http://behindthelensonline.net http://eliasentertainmentnetwork.com
5/3/18 - Writer/director Mike Roma talks about his latest film DATING MY MOTHER! DATING MY MOTHER was written and directed by Mike Roma, and stars Patrick Reilly, Kathryn Erbe, Kathy Najimy, James LeGros, Michael Rosen, and Paul Iacono.
KUCI: Get the Funk Out
DATING MY MOTHERSTARRING KATHRYN ERBE, KATHY NAJIMY, JAMES LeGROS AND INTRODUCING PATRICK REILLY AVAILABLE ONVARIOUS DIGITAL PLATFORMSMAY 8 Unemployed and living in his New Jersey hometown, brash screenwriter Danny (Patrick Reilly) spends his days practicing yoga, sipping red wine, and power-walking with his mother Joan (Kathryn Erbe). But when she reveals she's seeing another man, their version of domestic bliss comes crashing down.DATING MY MOTHER follows the intimate and tumultuous relationship between a single mother and her gay son as they navigate the dizzying world of online dating. While they search for their versions of Mr. Right, mother and son discover that sometimes you need to be apart in order to grow together. DATING MY MOTHER was written and directed by Mike Roma. It stars Patrick Reilly, Kathryn Erbe, Kathy Najimy, James LeGros, Michael Rosen, and Paul Iacono. The film has a running time of 84 minutes. Gravitas Ventures will release DATING MY MOTHER on VOD and across all other digital platforms on May 8, 2018. For more information, go to: http://www.datingmymother.com/
Ep170 - They don't need a permission slip to push the limits with Allison Tate and Mike Roma
Natalie and Wayne discuss the Superbowl and its correlation to the entertainment business. Producer Allison Tate and creator Mike Roma of the web series "Danny the Manny" talk about framing stories around your passions and not having to ask for permission.
Allison Tate has produced award-winning short films, music videos, documentaries & PSA’s seen around the world. Allison graduated with her B.A. in Film & Television Production from USC. She currently works at Here Media where she supports the Editorial Director and contributes videos and articles to The Advocate and Pride.com.Mike Roma is originally from a small town in NJ and has a particular affinity for suburban stories that reveal hidden skeletons lurking behind repressed housewives and their grinning husbands. He has written and directed short films screened in festivals around the country. Roma recently graduated with a B.A. in Film & TV Production from USC.