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Changing the world, one mind at a time!

Business, PR & production matters: Jody Yvette Wirt-  jody@whaddyagonnadoaboutit.com

Content & creative matters: John Madden  –  john@whaddyagonnadoaboutit.com

 

Whaddya Gonna Do About It? Productions believes in the power of media and art to reach people and affect them.  It is our response to the world we live in.  Anyone can complain about the world, but the question is… whaddya gonna do about it?  You create and evolve.  With each project and each production, we strive to achieve the impossible.

Whaddya Gonna Do About It? produces film, television, radio, music, art, and writing of all sorts. To see samples of our work, please see our movies, television, and radio & sound pages.  For sneak peeks and an insider perspective check out behind the scenes!  Also check out our blog for random ravings!

 

 

 

 

Still image from "Big Change" of writer. director, actor John Madden of Whaddya Gonna Do About It? Productions

Writer, Director, and Co-Founder John Madden in the role of a film noir styled heavy in “Big Change”.

 John Madden

John Madden is a Renaissance Man, a talented-hyphenate, a person who knows a lot about everything. John has jumped into every kind of creative endeavor at some point in his life, including (but not limited to!) theater, musicals, radio, television, dance, choir, pastels, poetry, scripts, a novel, punk-band front-man, sound engineer, composer, and – the culmination of it all – FILMMAKING! John can do all of the aspects needed to make a film, but he plays well with others, too. John is also an avid historian (WWII is his specialty) and a great resource for current events.

 

John Madden is the President, CEO, the creative force behind Whaddya Gonna Do About It? Productions.  John believes its all about a good story and he writes & directs his own work and is available for hire.  John is also a professional audio engineer, musician, camera operator and voice over artist.

Written & Directed by John Madden:

“Big Change” -a surreal magical comedy where a baby can change lives with a glance! 25min, To Be Released 2012

“The Vagina Song” -A unique and quirky young lady is fed up with men and travels through fantasy worlds in search of true love; or at least a guy that thinks of her as more than a blow up doll!

“8 & 3/4”  -in the tradition of Fellini, filmmaker searches for subject for a film for a 24-hour film contest.

“30.30”  -30 short movies made in 30 days.  Each story weaves with one another to form one feature film.

“Rabbits and Wolves”-our 1st feature film, a Hitchcock-style political action-drama.

Films on 45 – “Moore, Rose” and “Head South”

 

 

 

producer, director, actress, and amazing mother Jody Yvette Wirt of Whaddya Gonna Do About It? Productions

Producer, Director, and Co-Founder of Whaddya Gonna Do About It? Productions in the role of Scientist’s Paramour in “Love Negative” from “30.30”

Jody Yvette Wirt

Jody Yvette Wirt has a long history with creative and performing arts organizations.  Jody has managed subscription marketing and fundraising campaigns for Houston Grand Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Joffrey Ballet, New York City Opera and the San Francisco Symphony.

Her passion for the creative arts of all types helped her find great success with her campaigns, breaking records with sold out seasons.  Jody began her journey into film production by training as a camera operator and editor, but now focuses her considerable energies on producing.

Whaddya Gonna Do About It? is all about creating with awesome people, and Jody excels at getting together a team as passionate and dedicated as herself.

 

 

 

Produced by Jody Yvette Wirt:
All films for Whaddya Gonna Do About It? Productions
Films for East Meets West Productions, including: “Six Sex Scenes and a Murder” and “too perfect”.
Produced & edited all of the Films on 45 projects

TV shows include “Watch This!”, Web.2TV, and Kids Time