WRITERS & DIRECTORS
Irish/Italian writer/director currently directing a feature film with a major Indie studio in Los Angeles.
WINNER Best Film - Moondance International Film Festival | WINNER Babel Film Festival - Italy | WINNER Golden Ace Award - The Las Vegas International Film Festival - USA | WINNER Golden Palm Award - Mexico International Film Festival - USA | WINNER Best Film - The Irish Council of Civil Liberties (ICCL) Human Rights Film Award - IRL
Vittoria is currently shopping her feature film script, La Belle Rafaela.
Logline: A forbidden love story set in glittering Paris during the roaring twenties. An exiled Jewish Pole chases her artistic dreams to become a famous artist but is torn between desires for love and financial security.
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V I T T O R I A' S R E E L S :
*Qualified for an Oscar nomination for short live action film in 2016.
Award-winning female Iranian-American writer/director based in Los Angeles. Rayka’s directorial and producorial debut, Madaran, has screened worldwide at established film festivals, winning awards at Hollyshorts, NFFTY (National Film Festival for Talented Youth), Urbanworld, Cleveland International, and the Revolt Film Festival.
Rayka’s senior thesis 480 film at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, We Home, stars rising talent Ashton Sanders, who plays the leading role of “Chiron” in this year’s Oscar front-runner, Moonlight.
Rayka is currently developing the feature-length version of Madaran and about to start writing and directing full length feature film produced by a mid-size production company in Los Angeles.
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R A Y A K A' S R E E L S :
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3. PIERCE MINOR
Pierce Minor is a Los Angeles-based actor/writer. He graduated in Film and American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.
He has written and directed a few narrative short films, including Double Negative, which stars Nnamdi Asomugha (Crown Heights, 2017 Sundance Winner) and Anna Diop (24:Legacy), as well as Brotherlee, which stars Simone Missick (Netflix's Luke Cage). Pierce has also written several feature screenplays, a few original television pilots, two novels, and three books of poetry. He is currently working on a historical fiction novel inspired by his family’s experience in the early 1900’s.
Pierce has also appeared in multiple TV shows and movies: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, American Crime, Angie Tribeca, 6 Balloons (Netflix), etc. and many National commercials.
Pierce is currently shopping his TV pilot script, Breaker Uppers.
Logline: An underground agency with a twisted purpose; they destroy lives and relationships. This can be done at various inconvenient moments in a person’s life – birthday party, work promotion, vacation... But the specialty of this group, happens to be at the sacred wedding altar.
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4. MATT KATZENBERGER
Matt Katzenberger is a screenwriter based in Los Angeles. He won the 2016 Final Draft Big Break screenwriting contest family category with his original feature, The Snow Fight. Matt wrote the horror short film Miscast, which premieres at the 2017 Dances With Films festival. In 2014 he independently produced his one-man horror stage plan, The Zombie's Monologue, on Hollywood's theatre row. Matt graduated from UCLA's Professional Program in Screenwriting in 2013 and recently completed a fellowship in film and television writing at the New York Film Academy.
Matt is currently shopping his feature film script, The Snow Fight.
Logline: When his best friend recruits a small army of kids to militarily control the neighborhood, Andrew must create his own army to take it back. The result: The biggest snowball war of all time.
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