(May 17th, 2017) For his directorial feature film debut, seasoned New York City based producer Mac Cappuccino decided to bring “Malaisia” home to Buffalo.  This dark indy comedy features a love triangle with a strange twist, stars Leonardo Santaiti (Allegiant, Sleepless) along with Sarah Baskin (Who Killed Chandra Levy?), and Josh Nuncio (Love Vampires).


Camera Operator Joe Blodgett uses an Alexa Mini mounted on a Ronan to follow Malaisia actor Josh Nuncio on Hertel Avenue.

Filming started with scenes at the Buffalo Arts Studio, and the North Park Theatre and will continue at a variety of signature Buffalo locations for the next few weeks.

Cappuccino discusses a scene with lead actress Sarah Baskin.

Cappuccino, a Lockport native and Canisius High graduate has held producer roles on a number of feature films including Clown, Arthur Newman, and Aftershock.  As a director he also has two music videos to his credit for Young Squire and Tidus which he also brought home to shoot in Western New York.

(COVER PHOTO TOP- 1st AD Kyle Mecca, Script Supervisor Adrienne Caminer, Director Mac Cappuccino, and Director of Photography Stevie Ungureanu block a scene at The Buffalo Arts Studio.)

Share this Post