In 1995, Raoul served as Stage Manager for the Geffen Playhouse, he segued into television production with projects for Disney Imagineering, and Paramount Television and later for films, serving as Associate Producer on the Sony / White Light feature, Love.Com. aka Primal Instinct.
As Director of Operations for the Peter Rodgers Organization, an international television programming distributor, Raoul supervised 8000 hours of syndicated programming and client assets. While working for Nicolas Cage, Raoul was inspired to write the romantic fantasy, Lovecraft, a place winner in the 2005 American Zoetrope screenwriting competition. Raoul’s Sci-Fi novel series, Next To The Gods, edited by John R. Douglas. Books 1-3 of the series are now in print with Amazon and enjoy a 5 star rating.
A prolific writer, Raoul’s other screenplays include, the Sci-Fi action-adventure, Terrarosa,
The Red Casket, a horror feature, a fantasy, Saint Francis and the Monster, the comedy-drama,
Magic Reeds, the comedy, The Award, and the fantasy, The Demon and the Geisha. A talented voice over artist, Raoul has produced the short, Through Pipes Breath –seen on You Tube, and two documentary features: The Changing Face of Autism, distributed by National Film Network/ nominated for the 2009 Voice Award, sponsored by the Federal Department of Health and Human Services, the film is also included in the Autism Speaks International Resource library. Raoul’s second feature documentary, The Walt Disney Concert Hall Organ, was featured on KCET-TV in 2014 and will air on KLCS-TV in 205. Currently, Raoul and his company, OM~RPM Productions is developing the drama feature, The Burning Blue, aka M.I.A., based on the national news breakout true story of an American hero.
Raoul worked with the Fox Television series, Celebrity Duets and served as 2nd AD for the Star Trek –‘New Voyages’ franchise feature, World Enough and Time. In 2007, Raoul was co-writer of the internationally televised, “World Music Awards.” In 2008, Raoul assisted friend Ken Johnson with the Sundance premiere of his comedy features, Manure and The Smell of Success. Ever diverse, Raoul appeared in a recurring role for BRAVO as “Raoul, butler to the Stars” for their series’ Million Dollar Listing and Millionaire Matchmaker.
In 2009, Raoul was honored to attend The Kennedy Center Honors gala, State Department dinner and White House reception with longtime friend Sharon Stone. In 2010, Raoul was a guest of the Secretary of Defense, during a national tour, to address the needs of POW/MIA families.
Name: Raoul Peter Mongilardi
Lives in: Hollywood, California
Company: OM~RPM Productions
Occupation: Author, Filmmaker and Producer