Meet our Cast & Crew: MICHAEL PICCIRILLI

Michael Piccirilli - or "Pitch" as we know him on set - is the leading gent of Of Dust and Bones. Pitch plays Alex, a news producer who recruits his best friend, Bryan (David Zaugh), to photograph the escalating tensions in Syria and the rise of ISIS -- not knowing that he was in fact leading his best friend into his last assignment. His guilt over his role in Bryan's death leads him to Clio (Gaynor Howe) through whom he wants to gain access to Bryan's last work. The tension between these two strong figures in Bryan's life and between their two opposing views on coping with the grief of losing Bryan reaches a boiling point in the desert.

HOMETOWN: Born in Sydney, now living in LA

ALL-TIME FAVORITE MOVIES: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Knife in the Water, Bladerunner (Directors Cut) 

ALL-TIME FAVORITE MUSICIANS: Bill Evans, John Martyn, Radiohead

ALL-TIME FAVORITE TV SHOWS: Breaking Bad, The Goodies, Seinfeld

FAVORITE NEW ARTISTS TO WATCH: Leif (Musician), Florian Henckel Von Donnersmarck (Director), Diane Bell! (Director)

FAVORITE TV SHOWS CURRENTLY ON TV: True Detective, The Jinx, The Affair

FAVORITE INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT: @ofdustandbones. Because it's our baby. 

BEST MEAL EVER: Egg sandwich after climbing 'Mt Whitney'

PLAY ANY MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS?: Guitar, Piano (well, that depends on your definition of 'play')

IF YOU COULD HAVE LUNCH WITH ONE PERSON (DEAD OR ALIVE), WHO WOULD IT BE?: Stanley Kubrick

IF YOU COULD BE IN SOMEONE ELSE'S SHOES FOR ONE DAY, WHO WOULD IT BE?: Stephen Hawking

MOST OUTRAGEOUS THING YOU'VE EVER DONE?: A stupidly high cliff jump

IF YOU COULD HAVE PERSONALLY WITNESS SOMETHING, WHAT WOULD IT HAVE BEEN?: The lunar landing

FAVORITE PLACE YOU'VE TRAVELLED TO?: Ko Phi Phi, Thailand

AND WHAT'S NEXT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST OF PLACES TO TRAVEL TO?: Zion National Park

 

Instagram: @michael_piccirilli

 

Photo by Jerry White

Photo by Jerry White

Photo by Michael Piccirilli

Photo by Michael Piccirilli