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MY BEST NUT
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Jude isn't the life of the party; he is the party.  But this is only after he's forced to spend his days in the hospital fighting cancer. Soon the patients around him look forward to seeing him as much as they don't look forward to their next round of treatment.  
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My Best Nut is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purposes of My Best Nut must be made payable to “Fractured Atlas” only and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

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Are you looking for support because you or someone you know suffers from testicular cancer? Please contact the Testicular Cancer Society

Meet the Cast & Crew

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Writer/Director

David Bradburn

With over 30 years of directing and producing experience, Bradburn's award-winning films have screened across the country, as well as in Europe and Asia.

 

His most recent short film, "Family", has already won awards and continues to be screened at festivals across the US.

 

David has worked in the Indie film world, corporate video world, Network television as well as having a background in social work and education.

 

When not on set, he spends most of his time working and planning and thinking about being — back on set.

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Producer/Casting Director

Lisa Roti

Lisa Roti is an American actress. Her television roles have included predatory tech exec, Nora Harrington on NBC’s Chicago PD, as well as co-starring roles on Amazon's Utopia, NBC’s Chicago PD and Fox’s The Mob Doctor. 

 

She stars in indie film, Laundromat, as well as in SAG Short film Utility for which she is also the writer and AD.  

 

Roti, a former professional ballet dancer, started appearing in television as a dance instructor to Jeremy Piven in Fox’s Cupid. In 2016, Lisa’s multi-faceted performance career took off with the release of her first Jazz CD, being named the television spokesperson for Heifer International and joining an impressive list of American artists as ambassadors for President Obama’s 100,000 Strong Initiative in Beijing.

 

In addition to her role with Fork the Man Productions, Roti currently works as VP of Marketing for CircleIt where her focus is content creation utilizing her extensive production, screen-writing and on-camera experience. 

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Actor - Jude

Jude Roche

Jude Roche is a Chicago native with a BA in Theatre Performance and a member of SAG-AFTRA. He is returning to Fork The Man Productions for My Best Nut.

 

Other film credits include Trick and Treats (Heroic Age Studios), Win it All (Forage Films), Blood and Water (Vicious Motion), The Coming of Age (Fork The Man Productions), and Other People’s Heads (SC Films).

 

TV credits include Chicago Justice (NBC), and web credits include Monsters Anonymous (Multiple Hats Productions), and Dr. Good (The Onion). Theatre credits include Elizabeth Rex and Romeo & Juliet (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre), The Shadow Over Innsmouth and Kill Me! (Wildclaw Theatre Company), 9 Circles (Sideshow Theatre Company), Richard III (Wayward Productions), Coriolanus (The Hypocrites),  Henry V and King Henry The Fourth (Oak Park Festival Theatre), and The Master and Margarita (Strawdog Theatre Company).

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