Anthony Mariani

Anthony Mariani

Director, Screenwriter, Playwright, Assistant Director and Editor

Little Rock, Arkansas

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About Anthony

Member of The Writers Guild of Great Britain and The Former Little Rock Ambassador for Dramatists Guild of America. Developing original content for screen and live platforms: TV, Theatre, Film & Radio. MFA California Institute of the Arts.

LEARNED FROM SOME MASTERS OF HOLLYWOOD

Alexander Mackendrick Director:
(The Man in the White Suit, The Ladykillers, Sweet Smell of Succes).

Rudi Fehr Film Eidtor:
(Dial M for Murder, Key Largo, to Prizzi's Honor.)

Avid Editing with Alan Heim Film Editor:
(Network, All That Jazz, Star 80, American History X, and The Notebook).

As a Playwright Anthony has two Published Stage Plays: I GOT YOU BABE and THE LIBERTY WELL.

He also has experience in Hollywood as 1st Assistant Director in the 90s in both Film and TV.
(HBO, NEO FILMS, TBS, and The Franklin Waterman Company).

Unique traits: Sharp Memory, the ability to strategize with a team and execute a plan, then Shift on the Fly.

Credits

  • Don't You Forget About me

    Don't You Forget About me (2015 - 2016)
    Film (short) by Mariani Films (Horror and Thriller) Writer/ Director /Editor World renowned journalist and political cartoonist haunts his home until his untold life story is published.

  • Wanting for Nothing

    Wanting for Nothing (0000 - 2015)
    Video by Stewart Harding Music (Music) Director / Editor One day shoot in London. Shot and edited Music video for Stewart Harding Music.

  • Dancing in September

    Dancing in September (1999)
    Film by HBO / Reggie Rock Bythewood 1st AD Struggling African-American television writer Tommy Crawford (Nicole Ari Parker) gets her sitcom picked up by the neophyte WPX network through George Washington (Isaiah Washington), an executive hired specifically to develop shows aimed at the black market. But, as the season wears on, Tommy's original high-minded concept slowly devolves into a dumbed-down vehicle for its breakout star, ex-hustler James (Vicellous Reon Shannon), whose ego threatens to capsize the entire project.

  • HIgh Tide

    HIgh Tide (1997 - 1998)
    Television by Franklin Waterman 2nd AD Mick (Rick Springfield) and Joey Barrett (Yannick Bisson) are brothers who like to spend their time surfing. However, it doesn't pay the bills, so they offer their services to whoever needs it and occasionally get involved with all sort of adventures.

  • Sweet Jane

    Sweet Jane (1997)
    Film by NEO Films / Joe Gayton 1st AD A teen (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) dying of AIDS adopts an HIV-positive drug addict (Samantha Mathis) as a surrogate mother in the streets of Los Angeles.

Awards

  • Semifinalist - 25th Annual Fade In Awards _ Dearg Due
    (2021)

  • Semifinalist SCREENCRAFT TV PILOT SCRIPT COMPETITION - Dearg Due
    (2021)

  • Fianlist LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL SCREENPLAY AWARDS - Dearg Due
    (2021)

  • THE MORNING CHAIR Winner Sage Reading Workshop -Southwest Theatre Productions Playwriting Competitio
    (2019)

  • BEST 10-MINUTE PLAY, I GOT YOU, BABE. The 10x10x Infinity Stage Festival. Fair Fax, VA.
    (2018)

  • Gold Remi DON’T YOU FORGET ABOUT ME, the 49th WorldFest International Film Festival
    (2016)

  • The Maple Leaf Award DON’T YOU FORGET ABOUT ME, Best Short film Canada Film Awards
    (2016)

  • Best Screenplay DON’T YOU FORGET ABOUT ME, NYC INDIE Film Awards
    (2016)

  • Best Director DON’T YOU FORGET ABOUT ME, NYC INDIE Film Awards
    (2016)

  • Best Short Film DON’T YOU FORGET ABOUT ME, NYC INDIE Film Awards
    (2016)

  • Best Screenplay DON’T YOU FORGET ABOUT ME, the LA Shorts Film Awards
    (2015)

Education

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