Media Professional. (Roma & Chicago)
Versed in all communication mediums.
Name: Joe Orlandino
Lives in: Chicago, Illinois
Company: ATLAS MEDIA VENTURES, LLC
Unique traits: Italian language. Sailor.
Film by Joe Scudiero (Animation) Producer Family values to die for.
Frances Xavier Cabrini: The People's Saint
Documentary by Lucia Mauro (Documentary) Producer This film explores the environment and deep spirituality that shaped Mother Cabrini – the Patron Saint of Immigrants and Hospital Administrators . It reintroduces audiences to the first American citizen saint and addresses her relevance today for refugees and immigrants around the world. Mother Cabrini -- despite frail health and a fear of water -- crossed the ocean many times to administer to the poor, the sick and children and established schools, hospitals, and safe havens across Europe and the Americas. Frances Xavier Cabrini: The People's Saint begins in her birthplace of Sant’Angelo Lodigiano, Italy and takes viewers through her tireless commitment to serve those in need in the U.S. and around the world. Mother Cabrini spent her final days at Chicago's former Columbus Hospital in Lincoln Park. In 2012, it reopened as The National Shrine of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini. She embraced and overcame great challenges in her mission and is the founder of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
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Series by Adam Zuehlke (Comedy) Producer A parody of international travel shows, featuring a clueless middle-aged host blundering through European tourist destinations and leaving a trail of confused and insulted foreigners in his wake.
Fair Winds & Down Drafts
Series by Atlas Media Group Executive Producer Sailors on boats drinking beer.
Film by Amy Danford - Klein Producer An elderly female WWII pilot forms an unlikely friendship with a troubled teen and teaches her that despite the circumstances, life's greatest gifts are love, courage, compassion and hope.
Raine Beau's End (in active development)
Film by Atlas Media Group (Drama) Executive Producer Raine Beau's End explores the issues surrounding one's being 'different' and society's acceptance of them. Are only those differences that are comfortable, the ones we welcome and embrace? What about those people who are saddled with challenges that are more difficult to accommodate? Those differences that are visually un-appealing, socially confrontational or politically incorrect. Do they deserve the same respect? Or are they doomed to live as objects of fear, ridicule, outcasts, and pariahs?
Ascots (in development)
Film by Atlas Media Group (Comedy) Executive Producer In a last ditch effort to redeem himself and stay solvent, lovable loser Zack Hutton decides to tries to start his own business. As sales sputter and his luck runs out, Zack employs the talents of a lovable stripper to redirect the focus of potential buyers of products. Add devious family members, politicians, mobsters, new-found love and hot-buttered popcorn to the mix, Zack finds more than a kernel of truth in the saying, “one climbs the ladder of success one rung at a time”.
Anita (in development)
Film by Mother of War, LLC (Drama) Executive Producer Brazilian revolutionary Anita Garibaldi joins her husband Giuseppe Garibaldi in Italy’s early struggles for Independence. During the 1849 siege of Rome, she is confronted by an American journalist. Over the course of one emotionally taxing night, these two women discuss their experiences and the price and the empowerment of challenging gender conventions.
One Year Later
Film by IMBS, Inc. (Drama) Exec Producer One Year Later, a new film by Lucia Mauro, tells the story of an American woman, recently recovered from a serious illness, who learns to savor the essence of life through a cathartic trip to the Italian Alps. Liz, a dedicated teacher of comparative literature, struggles with her post-cancer life and changing priorities. Despite her husband's well-meaning over-protectiveness, she takes a trip with their friends, an American couple living in Milan, to Italy. When her friends assume the role of worried caregivers and suffocate her with a jam-packed itinerary, she escapes to the Alps to find her space. Here, Liz is able to reassert her independence. She learns to go forward, and return to her family, with a renewed sense of self -- free of compliance, guilt and obligation.
Lap Dawgs (in development)
Television by Atlas Media Group (Reality-TV and Game-Show) Producer Each week drivers from completely different areas of competitive motor sports will be challenged to “Beat the Clock”. They will be forced to drive in anything from a soap-box derby car, to a four-story tall mining truck. These well-known professional, Stock, Formula, GranPrix, Off-Road, and other racers will compete for cash for their favorite charity.
In My Brother's Shoes
Film (short) by IMBS, Inc 501(c)(3) (Drama) Executive Producer In My Brother's Shoes -- produced by Atlas Media -- is a short film that centers on the accidental pilgrimage of a Chicago man, named Danny, whose younger brother, a Marine, was killed in Iraq. Danny dons his brother's ill-fitting combat boots and travels to Rome, Italy, where he processes his grief and better understands his own capacity for sacrifice through the diverse range of people he randomly encounters. In My Brother's Shoes was awarded Best Short Film at the 2015 Mirabile Dictu International Catholic Film Festival at the Vatican in Rome, Italy, and was featured in the 2015 Cannes International Film Festival's Short Film Corner. In My Brother's Shoes is available to watch on the Pixovi Movie Network. www.pixovi.com
Talk Dirty to Me
Commercial by Kleen Teem Group, Inc. Producer
Commercial by Mojuba, Ic. Producer
Industrial by Metrovision, Inc. Producer
Video Child (music video)
Music by Funkavision, Inc. (Music) Executive Producer
Vatican International Catholic Film Festival - Best Short Film
Athens International Film Festival - 1982 Special Merit Award for VIDEO CHILD
Chicago International FIlm Festival - 1981 Certificate of Merit for VIDEO CHILD