Ralph Villani, attended New York Film School and then worked at Columbia Pictures for five years. He was the Artistic Director for Bravado Theatre Company in New York City and in Florida. He is a director, producer, writer, actor and musician. He has studied with the New Group Theatre, the Tribecca Drama Institute, Piera Dusa Studio and HB Studios in New York City.
As an acting teacher his focus is within the methods of Konstantin Stanislavski, Sanford Meisner and Stella Adler. He has taught acting in New York City and has taught acting at the Burt Reynolds Institute in Jupiter Florida for three years.
He had served on the Board of Directors for Theatre Gym in New York City. He has acted and directed plays in New York City and in Florida.
His film company Mighty Moments Motion Pictures have produced independent, award-winning feature projects. As director, producer and music score arranger, U.S.S. SEAVIPER is his newest project; a powerful film about a WW II submarine. USS Seaviper received Best Florida Film in Orlando's Cenflo Film Festival, Best Audience Choice Feature Film in Las Vegas at Cine Vegas Film Festival, Best Screenplay-Best Feature Film and Best Cinematography at Treasure Coast International Film Festival in Florida. The documentary 228 Stories From The USS Drum received the CINDY GOLD award in 2015.
In NYC he has appeared in plays and film. He can be seen in two Mighty Moments film productions, Crying Whispers (1997 Silver Award Philadelphia Film Festival), One Zero Zero and Closing (1999 Telly Award and New York Film Festival), he can also be seen in "The Orange Paper" by Austrian directing duo Gerhard Fillei and Joachim Krenn, shot in New York (screened at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival). He acted in New York City theatre productions and other motion pictures in New York City.
Ralph is presently in pre-production for two films to be produced in Florida. For 2016.
Unique traits: Actor, Producer, Director, Musician and editor
Film by Mighty Moments Motion Pictures (Action, Drama and War) DIrector “A German and Japanese secret is discovered by an American WWII submarine that must fight the enemy, and deliver the turning point of the war to Navy headquarters.”
228 Stories from the USS Drum
Documentary by Mighty Moments Motion Pictures Director / Producer Stories from the Captain and Crew of the WWII submarine
Film by Might Moments Motion Pictures Producer / Director Crying Whispers, is a full-length feature film. It is about the discovery of betrayal and a family’s uncovering of personal failures that each member confronts and the conflicts that arise because of them. A family secret is revealed to Sal Perrone, the father, when he finds a letter left by his dead wife to his eldest son, Joe. He keeps the secret to himself as he endures an intense weekend of family troubles.
Cindy International Awards 228 Stories from the USS Drum - Gold Award
Vegas Cine Fest - USS Seaviper Best Picture / Audience Choice
CenFlo - Orlando - USS Seaviper Best Florida Film
Treasure Coast International Film Festival - USS Seaviper Best Picture
Treasure Coast International Film Festival - USS Seaviper Best Screenplay
Treasure Coast International Film Festival - USS Seaviper Best Cinematogrphy
Treasure Coast International Film Festival - USS Seaviper Nominated Best Director
Treasure Coast International Film Festival - USS Seaviper Nominated Best Editor
Philadelphia Film Festival - Crying Whispers Silver Award / Best Picture