Narrative Films

Awaken the Giant (2004)
19 min – Comedy | Short

Director, Producer, DP, Editor:

Jake Galasso

Writer, Producer:

Wendy Kush

AWAKEN THE GIANT (Trailor) from Jake Galasso on Vimeo.

Frustrated with the conventional methods of gaining notoriety in the entertainment industry, three struggling actors and one semi-struggling Game Show Host, take to the streets of Los Angeles in a grass roots marketing campaign so scandalous and publicly embarrassing it has to be exploited on Reality TV.
Written by Wendy Kush


Duane Morgan … Rob Barker

Wendy Kush … Deedra Deckinsale

Tom Martin … Donte Caprio

Ryan Xavier … Ricardo Banderez Iglasias

Dave Ross … Rockford Channing

Elwood Carlisle … Funny Old Man

Holly Ratslaff … Drunk Housewife

Annette Galasso … Ricardo’s Girl

Nicholas Meyer … Big Time Producer

Houston Mack … Young Rob (as Houston McCrillis)

Stacie Richards Dail … Linda

Blue Light Café (2002)

29 min  –  Short | Drama  –

Henry’s recent loss of a loved one, his dwindling self respect, his job, can only be redeemed through Colette and her gift of helping him find his song.

Writer /  Director:

Jake Galasso


in association with Dodge College of Film and Media

Billy Bonifield

Jake Galasso

Everett Lewis

Original Music by:

Mathew Galasso (composer)

Robert Fileta …Henry

Courtney Leigh Heins … Colette

Andrew Hunter Sherman …Bain

Cinematography by:

Daniel Kauahi

rest of cast listed alphabetically

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