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
Rick Prickett, who chairs The Best Shorts Competition, had this to say about the latest winners, “Best Shorts is not an easy award to win. Entries are received from around the world from powerhouse companies to remarkable new talent. The
Best Shorts Competition Film Festival honors “The Sparkle” with an Award Of Merit 9/21/17
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
In the 70’s when we arrived in Houston Texas the most glamorous woman in the world had to be my aunt Sultana, or at least she was in my eyes, and the thing that made her so glamorous was her
“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.
Caught in a stifling marriage to a narcissist Sofia has reached her breaking point. Will she trade comfort and security for the unknown? Is she willing to risk her life in order to save it? When all you have is,