Acclaimed Filmmaker and Entrepreneur Mrika Kraniqi is considered one of most original, bright and talented filmmakers in New York. When she is not making award-winning films, she is busy organizing Film Festivals, Fashion Shows, International Screenwriting Competitions, that remind us the hard work behind talent and success. As an extraordinary artist with international success, Mrika Krasniqi dominates the world of art and culture today. Krasniqi … Continue reading People of Extraordinary Talent: Hollywood Insider Interview with Director Mrika Krasniqi
“Battle Fields” received the IFFNY Grand Jury Prize “Best Short Film” Nomination and The Festival Excellence Award for “Best Screenplay Award” at IFFNY in New York. “Battle Fields” is written and directed by Anouar H. Smaine, produced by Jonathan Angelier and Anouar H. Smaine with Associate Producer Amina Zhaman. The talented cast includes: Sean Stone, Anouar H. Smaine, Emily Rose Debinie, Nikki McCauley. Extraordinary actor Sean Stone, who plays lead in Battle Fields, delivered a powerful and memorable performance, much talked about at the International Filmmaker Festival of New York. In this exclusive interview with Hollywood World Magazine, Sean Stone talks about his career beginnings, and his recent projects. Continue reading “Hollywood Insider: Extraordinary Actor Sean Stone delivers powerful performance in award-winning film “Battle Fields””
Andrea Vicunia is an actress and filmmaker living in Los Angeles, originally from Spain. She has performed Stand Up Comedy all over Los Angeles including The World Famous Comedy Store and Improv at IO Theatre in Chicago. As a filmmaker, her last short film won Best Movie Shot in a Mobile Device at AT&T’s Create-a-thon and her last pilot was featured in Elizabeth Banks’ WHOHAHA and filmed inside Warner Bros. She’s an advocate for Women Filmmakers (Ms in the Biz, Women In Comedy) and Diversity (NOSOTROS, Generation LatinX). Andrea Vicunia and her bearded creative partner, Luca Nicora, create hilarious content on Instagram! Continue reading “Hollywood Insider Interview with the Extraordinary Film Director Andrea Vicunia”
Talented LA-based Director Anouar H. Smaine spoke with Hollywood World about the making of his recent war drama “Battle Fields”. The film will screen on Saturday, May 26 at 6:00 PM at Producers Club Theaters in New York, now competing at the 7th International Filmmaker Festival of New York. Continue reading “Hollywood Insider: Director Anouar H. Smaine on the success of his war drama “Battle Fields””
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.
Matthew Campbell started acting at the young age of six. To overcome his shyness, his parents enrolled him in “A Christmas Carol,” where he played “Tiny Tim” at the Sacramento Playhouse. The plan to get him to come out of his shell worked very well, maybe too well. He then worked consistently in theatre productions until the age of 15, when he played football, basketball, and ran track. He won state championships in both sports and was a junior olympian in track and field. Continue reading “Hollywood Insider: Matthew Campbell on the successful film “Crossing Fingers””
Today, the International Filmmaker Festival of New York, presented by Nil Production and organized by Mrika Krasniqi, announced its jurors for 2018 Festival. IFFNY program will run from Friday, May 25, 2018 to Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Kaufman Astoria Studios and Producers Club Theaters. Ermira Babamusta and Giorgio Kolaj are the two presenters hosting the show. Tickets can be purchased on EventBrite.
The prestigious jury consists of President of the Jury Jotti Ejlli; Festival Selector and award-winning director Ibër Deari; Award-Winning Actress, Director and Writer Margherita Peluso; successful Actor and Teacher Kendrick Merdani; and accomplished Director, Producer, and Writer John Blenn. Continue reading “IFFNY 2018 Announces Jurors!”
The International Filmmaker Festival of New York has revealed the two presenters who will host the Red Carpet Opening Ceremony of the festival to be held at Kaufman Astoria Studios on Friday, May 25, 2018 and the Awards Gala Ceremony on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Ermira Babamusta and Giorgio Kolaj are set to celebrate the 7th Edition of IFFNY as hosts of the Opening and Closing Ceremony nights, with many surprises set. Tickets can be reserved via EventBrite. Continue reading “IFFNY Announces Presenters: Ermira Babamusta, Giorgio Kolaj to host 2018 Award Show”
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”
Renowned Photographer and Videographer Ivan Morales is the man behind many iconic projects and VIP events. He has a dynamic 25-year sales and marketing career reflecting pioneering experience in the computer and marketing industries. He remains on the cutting-edge, driving new business through key accounts and establishing strategic partnerships and dealer relationships to increase business development and channel revenue. He currently serves as the General Manager of Innovation Media Productions, and will be joining the team of IFFNY Festival this year again for its 7th Edition during the Red Carpet and Awards Gala, held at the Kaufman Astoria Studios, May 25-29, 2018 in New York.