Author Archives: Travestee Films


aREVIEWlution Reviews City of Lost Souls

Michelle Cross from aREVIEWlution reviews “City of Lost Souls.” Writer/Director Jason Baustin does a fantastic job weaving together the lives of these two seemingly opposite characters, along with the many others who participate in their journey. Just enough back story is introduced so we are up to speed as the story unfolds; the audience isn’t left trying to piece together […]


Best of Baltimore Blog Interview

Sherryn Daniel from Best of Baltimore Blog interviews Jason Baustin. City of Lost Souls, directed and written by acclaimed Maryland artist Jason Baustin, made headlines in November. His thirty- minute feature film premiered at the AFI theater and amassed notable attention. In fact, the Montgomery County Gazette even highlighted notable experiences from the film. READ MORE


DC Examiner Reviews City of Lost Souls

William Powell of DC Examiner reviews “City of Lost Souls.” “The short film (some call it a TV pilot) premiered at the AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, MD, Monday, November 10th. CITY OF LOST SOULS is the product of director Jason Baustin’s Traveste Films. The film follows the life challenges of ex-con Mickey Wallace (Bobby J. Brown of THE […]

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Maryland Independent Article on City of Lost Souls

Travestee Films recently wrapped production on a SAG crime-drama short film titled “City of Lost Souls.” The Maryland Independent Newspaper came to set and wrote an article about the project. READ HERE. Check out our behind-the-scenes production photos. VIEW HERE. View the project details on IMDB.


Skyline Film Festival Article

From Diane Robertson’s Article: Indies Thrive in DC Metro Jason is of the opinion that Indie Film is not dependent on Hollywood to thrive, much less survive. He believes that it will require a large amount of work from the filmmaker, and their team, but it is certainly attainable. READ MORE    


Inside Acting Radio Show Interview

“The King of DC Media, William Powell, welcomes City of Lost Souls director Jason Baustin, Altorro Prince Black and Bobby J. Brown to the Inside Acting radio show to talk about their tense crime drama. CITY OF LOST SOULS is a tense, compelling crime drama that pulls the audience into an unforgettably, murky world. You can see the awards it’s […]


Click On This Show Covers Premiere

Click On This Show documents the film premiere of CITY OF LOST SOULS at the AFI Silver Theatre. Hosts Al Sotto and Johnny Alonso interview the cast and crew. READ MORE


Interview with DC Examiner

Director Jason Baustin’s Q&A with William Powell of  the DC Examiner. “There is a plethora of film making talent in the DMV area. Want a tense crime drama? You need not look for a film directed by a “name” director in New York City or Boston. Look no further than CITY OF LOST SOULS, filmed in large part in Baltimore […]


Podcast Interview with Zach & Zack

  “In this episode, Grody and Griffin talk to filmmaker Jason Baustin about his latest 30 min film City of Lost Souls, filmmaking in the region, and his production company Travestee Films.” LISTEN HERE


Below The Belt Show Podcast

“BTB’s host with the most “BP” Al Sotto brings you another entertaining program! This week in-studio we welcome back the man with calming presence the one and the only The General! In addition we welcome back actor extraordinaire Johnny Alonso back to the airwaves to talk about his latest independent film, City of Lost Souls! In addition the director of […]