ED: Eerie Digest is interviewing Eileen Grubba, a talented actress, who we first introduced to our readers in our September issue on “Ghost Writer” TV Series Pilot.
Eileen Grubba: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0344190/
ED: Eileen, you’ve shown us that you have worn many hats on “Ghost Writer”. Tell us about them.
EG: Many hats! In a project like this, the creators wear almost every hat. This was a speculative TV project, so the process was different than usual. We started with no funding, just a commitment to make a project happen that could generate work for us and many of the talented people around us. First we started looking for material and a subject we agreed on. Marlene Buffa brought us the idea of a travel writer who sees ghosts in every location she visits, based on her own life experience. Next we started looking at our resources, and creating story around what we had. We went from development, to story ideas, to creating characters for the actors we wanted, and story around the locations we had. The project morphed and grew as we went. It evolved as each of our players stepped in and collaborated. It was really a phenomenal team effort. Everyone contributed. Part of the many hats I wore was finding resources, and talking top industry professionals into joining our team, like Lou Antonio to be our director’s mentor, and Sebastian Milito (www.militophoto.com) to advise and do still photography. We asked some of my longtime (more…)