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Inside Acting Podcast Interviews Director Jason Baustin

The King of DC Media (KDOC), William Powell, welcomes director Jason Baustin and Nikki Estridge.  


Cinema Crazed Reviews On Top

Felix Vasquez Jr. from reviews On Top. With a slick sense of style, and a very pleasing final scene, Jason Baustin composes a short drama that I wish were at least ninety minutes longer, and could have really been a masterful feature film about a fascinating goddess who just enjoys the thrill of sexuality and what it offers her […]

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Film Threat Reviews On Top

Mark Bell from Reviews On Top. Adriana (Nikki Estridge) is at the top of her game as a high-end call girl. She lives well, and works with only the most connected, successful clients. Life is pretty much all fun and games, except for when one client’s wife (Monique Gaw) catches wind of her husband’s time with Adriana, and confronts […]

Examiner2 has Q&A Interview with Jason Baustin

Q&A with Jason Baustin by: William Powell Q: What inspired you to make this film? Why tell this story? A: Whenever you see films about working girls, it always depicts them as down and out, abused or addicted. I was interested in flipping that notion on its head, by telling a story about a successful call girl who is passionate […]


Best of Baltimore Blog Interviews Jason Baustin

Sherryn Daniel with Best of Baltimore Blog Interviews Director Jason Baustin. As of recent, I had this unique opportunity to interview Jason Baustin, acclaimed director of “On Top” which was filmed in the Baltimore area. We met up at Adega Wine Cellars & Cafe in downtown Silver Spring, and had a wonderful time. I found this interview to be enlightening, […]

10k Reviews On Top

Michael Den Boer from 10k Bullets Reviews On Top. Her journey is told in a concise way that not only gives just the right amount of back-story. It also makes sure that momentum is never an issue by quickly establishing a brisk pace that never lets up. Also the way in which information is revealed in this film is done […]


Film Courage has Q&A Interview About “On Top” with Jason Baustin

Q & A INTERVIEW WITH ‘ON TOP’ DIRECTOR JASON BAUSTIN by Film Courage How would you describe your work ethic? I believe I’m a workaholic, which at this stage in my life, I don’t find it to be a huge issue. I work weeknights, weekends and holidays, but only because I’m striving to get where I want to be. Hopefully […]


Washington City Paper’s Arts Desk Interviews Jason Baustin about “On Top”

Silver Spring’s Jason Baustin Explains His Short Film On Top Posted by Joe Warminsky Atlanta native Jason Baustin went to American University to study film and media, and he decided to stick around the D.C. area and found a production company, Traveste Films. The 29-year-old Silver Spring resident’s latest short,On Top, won a…READ MORE


Silver Spring Filmmaker Crafts Award-Winning Short On Top

Whitney Teal of Silver Spring Patch writes: Silver Spring resident Jason Baustin’s latest short, On Top, is making waves in the film community—he won an award for directing at the World Music and Independent Film Festival in August…READ MORE

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Oh My Goff on WUSA9: DC Filmmaker Debuts ‘Gone Forever’ in Silver Spring

Angie Goff reports DC filmmaker Jason Baustin held a screening of his new movie ‘Gone Forever’ at the AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, MD.