Diego Vicentini hopes to bring positive change in Venezuela with “Simon” film

Diego Vicentini is a Venezuelan born, Los Angeles based film director, writer, and actor. After graduating Boston College with degrees in both Philosophy and Finance, he decided to take a swift left turn and dive headfirst into the film industry. Continue reading “Diego Vicentini hopes to bring positive change in Venezuela with “Simon” film”

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Hollywood Insider: “Terraza 7” by Carlos Freire received the Excellence Award in Short Documentary

Director Carlos Freire was honored with the Excellence Award in Short Documentary for “Terraza 7” during the 7th Edition of the International Filmmaker Festival of New York.  Written and directed by Carlos Freire, “Terraza 7” is produced by Carlos Freire and Mariella Perez. The documentary highlights how “gentrification is affecting the small business of Jackson Heights, Queens”.

In the following interview with Hollywood World Magazine, director and writer Carlos Freire talks about the making and the importance of “Terraza 7”.  Continue reading “Hollywood Insider: “Terraza 7” by Carlos Freire received the Excellence Award in Short Documentary”

“Ellston Bay” by Nicholas Eriksson Nominated for Best Cinematography

Nicholas Eriksson is an award-winning Director of Photography based in UK. Nick has delivered a wide range of projects for numerous clients, working on projects throughout the UK and Europe, North America, Africa, the Middle East, India, and Asia, where he was based in Hong Kong.

Nicholas Eriksson directed the short film “Ellston Bay”, written by Edward Carter, produced by Tristan Loraine, starring: John Rhys-Davies, Richard Kovacs, and Christina Hardy. Ellston Bay screened at the International Filmmaker Festival of New York, which took place at Kaufman Astoria Studios in New York. “Ellston Bay” received “Best Cinematography” Nomination at IFFNY.  Continue reading ““Ellston Bay” by Nicholas Eriksson Nominated for Best Cinematography”

Natalia Kostrzewa Nominated for Best Actress in “Calling Home”

Natalia Kostrzewa is a talented actress, who plays the leading role in “Calling Home” directed by Megan K. Fox and produced by Paul Romero Méndez. The film screened at the 7th Edition of International Filmmaker Festival of New York, and it received the “Best Actress” Nomination for the role of Natalia Kostrzewa.

In this interview with Hollywood World, actress Natalia Kostrzewa talks about the making of “Calling Home”, working with director Megan K. Fox and her favorite projects.  Continue reading “Natalia Kostrzewa Nominated for Best Actress in “Calling Home””

Anders Geipel’s Tips for Pursuing Acting Dreams

Anders Geipel is a Scandinavian and German actor living in New York City. Upon studying acting in Copenhagen, Denmark, Anders moved to the US and graduated from the renowned William Esper Studio in NYC.

Since his graduation, Anders has been working on multiple film projects including the award winning “Cookie Heart” (Best Cinematography Winner at IFFNY) and most recently signed with the up-and-coming bicoastal Agency UGA Talent. Fluent in both Danish and German, Anders is a new European talent in the American acting scene.

In this exclusive Interview with Hollywood World, Anders Geipel talks about his passion for acting, and his recent projects.  Continue reading “Anders Geipel’s Tips for Pursuing Acting Dreams”

“Cookie Heart” Wins Best Cinematography – Hollywood Insider Interview with Director Charles Xiuzhi Dong

Charles Xiuzhi Dong is a talented director, whose directorial debut “Cookie Heart” received “Best Cinematography” Award at the International Filmmaker Festival of New York. Written by Charles Xiuzhi Dong and Stefan Nachmann, “Cookie Heart” is produced by Jenny He, James Qiu, Gabriela Naumnik. The talented cast includes: Norah Hoffmann, Anders Geipel, Smitty Chai, Arianna Williams.

In 2018 Charles Xiuzhi Dong co-founded his production company “Chalice Films” together with producer Branton Choi.
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Hollywood Insider Interview with Award-winning Director Mike Cicchetti

Mike Cicchetti is the Co-Director, Co-Producer, and Editor of “Innocence” as well as the Founder of Cicchetti Multi-Media, Inc. Mike Cicchetti won “Best Short Film” for “Innocence” at the International Filmmaker Festival of New York, held at Kaufman Astoria Studios, May 25-29, 2018. Continue reading “Hollywood Insider Interview with Award-winning Director Mike Cicchetti”

Powerful film “Parivara” written and directed by Alex Lora and Alex Kruz, wins “Best Documentary” in New York

‘Parivara’ presents a gripping documentary and the extraordinary visions of the superb duo: Alex Lora & Alex Kruz. The powerful documentary “Parivara”, written and directed by the talented duo Alex Lora and Alex Kruz, won the Grand Jury Prize of “Best Short Documentary” at the International Filmmaker Festival of New York. Parivara screened on May 27, 2018 at Producers Club Theaters, where the directors were present for the Q&A after the screening and joined the Red Carpet Opening Ceremony held at Kaufman Astoria Studios.

Parivara is an incredibly powerful film, produced by Alex Kruz, starring Shiva Sapkota. It’s a must see documentary! It takes the audience on a journey through the eyes of the children from the Goldungha Orphanage for the Blind in Nepal. It’s a remarkable piece of documentary film-making.  Continue reading “Powerful film “Parivara” written and directed by Alex Lora and Alex Kruz, wins “Best Documentary” in New York”

City of Los Angeles to declare June 16, 2018 “Buster Keaton Day”

Los Angeles (May 22, 2018)—A bronze plaque commemorating the location of a movie studio where both Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin created their timeless comedies in the early part of the 20th century will be dedicated at 4 p.m. June 16, 2018, at 1021 Lillian Ave., near the intersection of Eleanor Avenue and Lillian Way in Los Angeles. 30 years ago, a plaque was inadvertently placed on an incorrect corner, and now the International Buster Keaton society is remedying this (appropriately farcical) injustice. The city of Los Angeles will declare that day “Buster Keaton Day” in honor of the influential comedian and filmmaker.

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Early Bird Tickets Now Available: IFFNY Film Festival Opens Friday May 25, 2018 at Kaufman Astoria Studios

IFFNY, one of the leading platforms of international cinema will once again welcome the global film industry to the world’s most iconic center of arts, New York City on Friday 25 – Tuesday 29 May 2018. Continue reading “Early Bird Tickets Now Available: IFFNY Film Festival Opens Friday May 25, 2018 at Kaufman Astoria Studios”