Alan Del Tufo began working in the entertainment field in the late 90′s as an actor. His most notable role was in the Robert DeNiro Produced, NBC mini-series “Witness to the Mob”, where he played Sammy “the bull” Gravano’s childhood best friend.
After moving to the other side of the camera, 2010 marked Alan’s directorial debut with the short film “Opening Fright”, which premiered at the Atlanta horror film festival as an Official Selection, took 4th place at the CW’s best of the silver screams film festival and was a finalist in the Trailer competition at the Spooky Horror film festival in Washington D.C.
The success of ‘Opening Fright’ led to the creation of Alan’s first feature film, “Eternal Damn Nation”. Along with it’s premiere at the Hoboken Int. Film Festival, “Eternal Damn Nation” was also screened at the Fright Night Film Festival in Louisville, KY and at the Gen Con Film Festival in Indianapolis, IN, both as Official Selections. The film was later sold for both foreign and domestic sales. The international rights are licensed to Wonderphil Entertainment, who represented the film at AFM, Cannes & Berlin film markets.
On March 3rd, 2014, "Eternal Damn Nation" was released theatrically throughout the Philippines. On September 2nd, 2014, "Eternal Damn Nation" was released on DVD & Video on Demand nationwide in both the United States & Canada. On December 31, 2014, "Eternal Damn Nation" was released on pay TV in China via PPTV among others platforms. In April 2015 the digital rights were sold to Thailand. On January 8, 2016 "Eternal Damn Nation" was released on DVD in Taiwan.
Reel available at: www.vimeo.com/49192932