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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.


BYT Reviews The Politics of Fashion

MOVIE REVIEW: THE POLITICS OF FASHION: DC UNBOXED By Melissa Groth. The film shows the progress of Washington’s fashion scene over the past couple decades through a series of interviews with journalists, retailers, bloggers, and designers. READ MORE.


Rogue Cinema Reviews On Top

Brian Morton from Rogue Cinema Reviews On Top. On Top is an interesting short that doesn’t treat the sex trade as anything other than a business, one that might be illegal, but a business nonetheless. I’m giving On Top 4 out of 4 cigars, it’s very well put together, the acting is great and it’s a short that could lead […]


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 […]

Film Threat

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, […]


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


Examiner: How DC Actors can keep their energy up

BY: WILLIAM POWELL Local actor Michael Alban is starring in the locally shot film “Gone Forever”, which will premiere this Saturday, April 16th, at the AFI Silver Theatre (8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD)…READ MORE