Lana Lekarinou, award-winning writer, director, and producer of “The Sparkle” featured on The Chili Most Show!!! WVFG 107.5 FM in Uniontown, Alabama Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. PST.
My education and love of films developed in my early childhood and the precious summer months that I would spend with my Yiayia (grandmother) on “her” Greek island on the Aegean. Movie theaters operate outdoors during the summer months in
One of the biggest lessons for first-time filmmakers is to allow for the divine to come on set and co-create, for me that came in the form of the amazing actor Michael Andolini. Fear and control will close the door
“This is not bad, it has potential” was all my professor had to say for me to run with it. The “it,” was my script for the sparkle and the professor was teaching a writing class at UCLA extension. I
“Films should be a positive expression that faith, hope, love, mercy, creativity, and generosity are still important – it is the filmmaker’s responsibility to emphasize the positive qualities of humanity by showing the triumph of good over evil.” Lana Lekarinou.