It's a Potcake Life

An epic 'tail' of the journey of the indigenous dog of the Bahamas that go by the name of Potcake and their very dedicated rescuers. It's a story of heartbreak and hope as we watch these homeless, often forgotten feral dogs go from hell to haven. Get ready to be inspired!

  • Evelyn Osorio Vaccaro
  • Evelyn Osorio Vaccaro
  • Evelyn Osorio Vaccaro
  • Angie Pattush
    Key Cast
  • Leisa Plummer
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  • Journey Higgs
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  • Linda Hunt
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  • Marlana Bethel
    Key Cast
  • Anita Martin
    Key Cast
  • Tischka Slack
    Key Cast
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    1 hour 7 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 1, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
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  • ITVFest
    United States
    October 7, 2016
Director Biography - Evelyn Osorio Vaccaro

Evelyn Vaccaro is based in New York and travels nationwide as a Freelance Producer. Evelyn is a veteran in the world of video production, marketing, and multimedia production. As a Producer, Evelyn calls upon a team of industry professionals to fulfill the specialized needs of clients.

She is a lover of all animals and a rescuer of the Potcakes. From fostering, to finding forever homes, driving Potcakes to their forever homes hours away, creating awareness documentaries to help the cause, she is unstoppable in her efforts to help better the lives of these furry friends, while showing support to their rescuers.


As a Producer and Director, Evelyn Vaccaro has achieved great results for clients. Here are some examples:

For the Beyonce 'Star Power' video game, Evelyn was contracted as a Producer and Creative Consultant after having helped originate the main storyline concept. Her responsibilities included the continued contribution of game design and storyline ideas throughtout the making of the dance video game. Her team videotaped Market Research sessions with several focus groups and processed the resulting data. They produced green screen shoots for game prototypes. This includes renting studios, providing top-notch filming equipment, hiring film crew members, booking and providing direction to talent, and finalizing studio production contracts.

A Governor of Vermont, Peter Shumlin Promotional Video for the Mount Snow Valley.

The creation of the Hermitage Inn Commercial which Evelyn wrote, produced, and directed aired during the World Series 2013.

The creation of 'If the Earth Could Speak' song and music video which she created, co-wrote and co-produced to help Childfund International raise money for the child victims of the Tsunami which devastated Japan.

The American Range Heritage Promo Video and Grand Summit Promo Video.

Evelyn calls upon makeup artists (both glamour and SPX), fashion stylists, and on-camera talent including actors, hosts, on-camera dancers and stunt performers. The company is also connected with professional writers who write and edit content for websites, promotional material, and other contexts.

Adaptability and speed of delivery are crucial in the multimedia entertainment industry. Evelyn Vaccaro draws upon a select group of independent contractors to serve the specific needs of each project. Team members are carefully chosen for their experience in film and television, insider knowledge of the entertainment industry, and unique skills.

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Director Statement

I am thrilled to be able to utilize my knowledge of documentary film making to help create awareness for these amazing dogs and their rescuers.