Hollywood with a Heart: “Brightest Star” Producer Gives Unforgettable Gift to High School Students

Listen to our podcast with Jason… I was just giving him a call, being the nosy person that I can be… “How’s your movie coming along?” Former student and current producer, Jason Potash, was in New York prepping for the film Brightest Star which opens on January 31st. “Great!” he answered, ever positive. “How’s the family?” ever quick to shift the spotlight back to someone else. “Wish I could bring my class,” I joked. “It’d be a great field trip!” “Why not?” “Ha!” “No really. We’ve got a few college lecture hall scenes and we need extras.” Less than a month later with the help of a wonderful travel agent (and high school classmate), Jeff, combined with the trusting support of a principal and many parents, we flew out of Detroit–sixteen students and four other chaperons. The shoot took a full Sunday and the students had to bring four changes… Read More…