Born in Cuba, Ylian spent her childhood years in New Jersey, Florida and Delaware before finally settling in Vermont. After practicing architecture for fifteen years, Ylian landed a small role as a reporter in A-Bo the Humonkey. Living in Vermont provided her with the opportunity to pursue small roles filming in Boston and the surrounding areas. Whilst based in Vermont, Ylian worked on films such as; Shuttle, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, The Proposal and the Tyler Perry film The Family That Preys.
Upon returning to Florida where she now resides permanently, Ylian assumed a number of roles in both film, commercials and television including; Followed (James Kicklighter), Renee, Contagion, Good Deeds (Tyler Perry), The Investigator (Richard A. Romano), Osiris, Dr. G: Medical Examiner, Discovery Channel's Shark Week (2011) and Intrusive Behavior (Brian Troxell).
Though Ylian continues to act, in early 2012 she made the move behind the camera and has added script supervision, assistant director and other production credits to her industry resume, adding to an already impressive list of accomplishments. Whether as actress or producer, Ylian has quickly proven her value both on and off screen and is in high demand for the next film season.
Name: Ylian Alfaro Snyder
Lives in: Daytona Beach, Florida
Occupation: Actor, Crew, Line Producer, Producer, Production Assistant, Production Coordinator, Production Manager, Script Supervisor and Wardrobe Supervisor
Urban FIlm Festival -Best Urban Story - Twelve Past One
Urban FIlm Festival -Best Urban Actress in a Short:Honorable Mention - Twelve Past One
Break the Stage
Film (Drama) Actress Break the Stage is the adaptation of the novel of the same name by Erik V Wolter. It tells the story of Tia Lewis, a troubled teen at an urban Florida high school, who struggles to win her father's approval and the respect of her step team, only to discover she must confront her own faults before she can lead the team to the Nationals. Tia's journey of self-discovery includes an ensemble cast of multi-racial high school students, each with their own personal issues, who clash with Tia's style and her inability to deal with the death of her mother and her father's unrealistic expectations. Written by Erik V Wolter
Twelve Past One
Film (Short, Drama and Thriller) Actress Sophia battered and broken is faced with the tough decision of chosing between the love for her husband or the love for her son. Whom will she choose?
La Fleur De Mai
Television (Drama) Actress Big things are happening in the small city of Genevieve. As a small fashion house known as, "La Fleur de Mai" starts to bloom. It makes enemies with the notorious DiMarco family. As this rivalry turns more scandalous, everyone involved in the feud must cope with the wilting threat of HIV/AIDS and the three men who must face it. Written by Anonymous
Film (Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew A young boy is warned by his mother about the dangers of the internet. He decides to ignore her warning and take her iPad to his bedroom...and this is when he finds out just how right she was.
Television (Crime) Actress People do the most outrageous things once they've reached their boiling point, even violent things that can't be taken back
Frank vs. God
Film (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actress When we meet David Frank he is a mess. His spirit shattered by the death of his wife, this formerly successful corporate attorney spends days in his bathrobe with his only real companion, his beloved bulldog, Brutus. While David's away a tornado hits and despite his heroic efforts, he watches helplessly as the dark funnel of destruction sucks up the house, and Brutus, like some Wizard of Oz nightmare - the punishing finger of God. Then, adding insult to injury, the Insurance Company tells him they won't pay because the damage falls under the 'Act of God' clause in his policy. David is livid. But then he gets the bright idea to sue God and His representatives as co-defendants. After a farcical yet poignant series of depositions, the trial commences. Fueled by a megalomaniac and opportunistic judge, a beautiful but damaged defense attorney, and David Frank's own sharply-honed legal gymnastics, the "God Trial" stirs up a frenzy of passions. What starts as a crazy, radical stunt ... Written by Anonymous
Television (Drama and Family) Actress When Kelly Turner was 10 years old, while returning from a cheer-leading competition, she witnessed something that would change her relationship with her mother forever. After Kelly's confession, her mother deserted her and her father without an explanation. Because of this, Kelly blames herself for her mothers' absence in her life. Now, Kelly has shut out just about everyone who cared about her in her life, except for her father, and her teenage cousin Michelle. Kelly is afraid of being hurt again by the people she loves and in turn stays emotionally disconnected from everyone. This year is different though. Kelly's father is getting serious with his new girlfriend Stacey, an all-star cheer-leading coach. When Kelly lashes out with contempt for her, Kelly's father makes her work for Stacey at her cheer gym, the last place she wants to be. Jason Walker is outgoing, likable and on the high school football team but knows football is not in his future. Jason's father, a controlling ... Written by Marcelo Ribeiro
The Magic of George
Film by In the Shower Productions in assoc. with Puppet Master Films Producer
Film (Short and Drama) Actress A man is sitting on the beach with his very profound thoughts. Have you ever wondered, what one must be thinking about? This film is about challenging preexisting notions and breaking down stereotypes.
Film (Drama, Family and Sport) Actress Twenty year veteran investigator Sergeant James Buanacore (Wade Williams) starts the most important investigation of his life when a drug bust goes tragically bad. The death of the apparent suspect forces James out of the job he loves and into retirement. When James' wife Stephanie (Nicole Abisinio) has a miscarriage, he is devastated and begins to wonder about and question his previously strong faith. Depressed and angry, James isolates himself until his brother (David Sanborn) encourages him to take a job as a criminal justice teacher and baseball coach at a Christian high school. With his cop mentality challenging his students, James struggles through experiences with an unsupportive principal, a guidance counselor with a secret, and rebellious students. But when his best option seems to be quitting, a student challenges him to begin the investigation that will change his life, and those of his students, forever. Written by Rich Romano
Television (Action, Crime, Drama and Mystery) Actress A former Chicago cop moves to a small Florida town and joins the state police.
Video (Adventure) Actress Hardened and guilt-ridden, Oren is a young huntsman who exists on the pages of a storybook. When his brother's life is in danger, he springs into action, attempting to keep his family safe. On his journey, however, he inadvertently falls through a portal, out of his book and into the real world! Lost and confused, he teams up with a young librarian, named Lucy, to try to find a way home. As time goes on, however, certain feelings develop and Oren must choose...does he return home to his family, or does he remain in the real world with the girl who brought him back to life? Written by BOUNDfan
Breaking Up with Rosie
Film (Comedy) Actress A recently divorced romance novelist, with the help of one of his good friends, schemes to keep his success a secret to avoid sharing the earnings from his novels with his ex-wife.
Film by Caisson FIlms Orlnando Medical Examiner / Script Supervisor
Desires of The Heart
Film by DOTH Entertainment Script Supervisor
In Your Hands
Film (Short and Drama) Actress Emily Cross is a young lady who has to wrestle with love and forgiveness. Being humanly imperfect, how does she handle each concept?
To Write Love on Her Arms
Film (Biography, Drama and Music) Actress The story follows 19-year-old Renee (Kat Dennings) who has always loved fairy tales: the idea of a princess, a hero and a happily ever after. But Renee's life is that of a darker tale: she's a young woman battling addiction, depression and self-injury. In a creative blend of artistic fantasy balanced with harsh reality, the movie follows Renee on her courageous journey towards recovery. Written by Cid Swank
Film (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actress Businessman Wesley Deeds is jolted out of his scripted life when he meets Lindsey, a single mother who works on the cleaning crew in his office building.
Dr. G: Medical Examiner
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Film (Short and Drama) Actress From multi-award winning director James Kicklighter, Final Acts is the story of a revered actress' return to her roots as seen through the lens of an aspiring filmmaker, exploring the tenuous relationship between life and performance.
The Walking Dead
Television (Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Actress Rick Grimes is a former Sheriff's deputy who has been in a coma for several months after being shot while on duty. When he awakens he discovers that the world has been ravished by a zombie epidemic of apocalyptic proportions, and that he seems to be the only person still alive. After returning home to discover his wife and son missing, he runs into survivors Morgan and his son; who teach him the ropes of the new world. He then heads for Atlanta to search for his family. Narrowly escaping death at the hands of the zombies on arrival in Atlanta he is aided by another survivor, Glenn, who takes Rick to a camp outside the town. There Rick finds his wife Lori and his son, Carl, along with his partner/best friend Shane and a small group of survivors who struggle to fend off the zombie hordes; as well as competing with other surviving groups who are prepared to do whatever it takes to survive in this harsh new world. Written by Contributors
Film (Drama and Thriller) Actress Soon after her return from a business trip to Hong Kong, Beth Emhoff dies from what is a flu or some other type of infection. Her young son dies later the same day. Her husband Mitch however seems immune. Thus begins the spread of a deadly infection. For doctors and administrators at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, several days pass before anyone realizes the extent or gravity of this new infection. They must first identify the type of virus in question and then find a means of combating it, a process that will likely take several months. As the contagion spreads to millions of people worldwide, societal order begins to break down as people panic. Written by garykmcd
Television (Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Actress The series follows the title character "Osiris", a man with an eternally extended warranty on life. He can never stay dead. If killed, he resurrects in EXACTLY 37 minutes, every time. He has three centuries of knowledge, speaks 16 different languages and has traveled the world five times over. So he's a suave and handsome man who's become an apathetic, sarcastic, arrogant, tough-as-nails, womanizer. He's kept in line by his professional and driven great-great-Granddaughter, Paula Castleberry, and his only friend, Special Agent Gregory Barnes of the FBI. As the series begins, Osiris has only 24 hours to track down a kidnapped witness in a federal murder trial. His dangerous hunt not only unravels a conspiracy but it also unveils clues to the true nature of his eternal life. Written by Anonymous
Film (Short and Drama) Actress A socially conscious monster movie in which zombies symbolize society's disadvantaged and oppressed.
Film (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actress For three years, Andrew Paxton has slaved as the assistant to Margaret Tate, hard-driving editor at a New York publisher. When Margaret, a Canadian, faces deportation for an expired visa, she hatches a scheme to marry Andrew - he agrees if she'll promise a promotion. A skeptical INS agent vows to test the couple about each other the next Monday. Andrew had plans to fly home that weekend for his grandma's 90th, so Margaret goes with him - to Sitka, Alaska - where mom, dad, and grams await. Family dynamics take over: tensions between dad and Andrew, an ex-girlfriend, Andrew's dislike of Margaret, and her past color the next few days, with the INS ready to charge Andrew with fraud. Written by <email@example.com>
Paul Blart: Mall Cop
Film (Action, Comedy and Crime) Actress Paul Blart is a mild-mannered man who works as a security guard in a New Jersey mall. For years, he has applied to become a cop, but he always fails the physical exam because he is overweight. One day, a gang of organized criminals put the mall under siege and take hostages. Blart becomes trapped inside, and because of his sense of duty, refuses to leave. He thus becomes the police department's eyes on the inside and attempts to stop the criminals on his own. Written by J. Rieper
The Family That Preys
Film (Drama) Actress Alice Pratt, a hard working Christian woman, raised her two daughters while managing a simple diner of her own. Her snobbish and arrogant daughter Andrea graduated in Economic Science and works in a construction corporation while her sister Pam stayed with Alice and worked in the diner. Andrea is married to construction worker Chris, who works in the same corporation as his wife but dreams of starting up his own business. However she is being unfaithful to him - with their boss William Cartwright. William is the son of Alice's best friend, the wealthy Charlotte Cartwright. While Alice travels with Charlotte on a road trip, the ambition and infidelity of William triggers a series of events that will affect relationships in both families. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Film (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actress It's after midnight when Mel and Jules, two young women, return to LA from holidays in Mexico; they jump in a shuttle to head downtown. The other passengers are a nervous accountant and two frat boys, one who's been hitting on Jules. They're soon on unfamiliar, deserted streets - to avoid a traffic jam, says the driver - then things go from bad to worse. What's going on and where are they headed? Guns, knives, chains, a tattoo, and medication play in the resolution. Written by <firstname.lastname@example.org>
A-Bo the Humonkey
Film (Comedy) Actress In the small town of Mossyrock, MA, a half man, half ape (humonkey) was found in a wicker basket. Beloved and sheltered by his small town, A-Bo is transferred to Boston when a liberal college students decides it is his duty to obtain A-Bo's human and civil rights. Written by JVCFelix
The University of Tennessee (Knoxville, TN)