A.L. Mariani
Playwright, Screenwriter,
Theatre and Film Director 

Winner Best Short PLay 10x10xInfinity Short Play Festival of 2018

Anthony Louis Mariani - Writer -Film &  Theatre Director - Photographer 
i2015 Wrote Directed and Produced the the short film           ” Don’t you forget about me!” Which has won Best Screenplay LA Shorts Award 2015, Best Director, Best Short, Best Screenplay  NYC Indie Film Award 2015, Best Short Film the Canada Independent Film Festival in Vancouver 2016.

The Film was  Screened at: The London Shows International Film Festival (London, Untied Kingdom), LA Shorts Awards, (Los Angeles, CA, United States), Barcelona Planet Film Festival. (Barcelona, Spain)I Filmmaker Independent Film Festival (Marbella, Spain),Miami Independent Film Festival (Miami, FL, United States), NYC Indie Film Awards (New York City, NY, United States), Roma Cinema DOC (Rome, Italy), Access Code Short Film Festival (Bangalore, India), Ozark Shorts (Lamar, MO, Untied States), The 16th Ozark Foothills Film Fest (Batesville, AR, United States), Texas Ultimate Shorts (Fort Worth, TX, United States), Canada International Film Festival (Vancouver, BC, Canada),L-Dub Film Festival (Lake Worth, FL, Untied States),Crimson Screen Horror Film Fest (Charleston, SC, Untied States), The Best Shorts Competition (La Jolla, CA United States), Colossus Film Festival (Rodos, Greece),Little Rock Picture Show, (Little Rock, AR, Untied States),The Swedish International Film Festival (Stockholm, Sweden),Venice Film week (Venice, Italy), Blow-up Chicago International Arthouse Film Festival (Chicago, IL, Untied States),Afterlife Paranormal Film Festival (Gettysburg, PA, United States) 


2016  The Rooster Rebellion - One Act was prodcued off-West End  at the Drayton Arms Theatre in London . The prodcuiton went on for a two week run at theEdinburgh Fringe.
Awards for the Rooster Rebellion: 2016 Short List sustainable practice award the Edinburgh Fringe 2016 Third Place London Film Awards Best Stage Play 2016. Third Place Cannes Screenplay Contest Best Stage Play 2016

2017 - 10-minute play: I Got You, Babe - A dark comedy -    A modern day "A Doll's House" Fredric builds himself the perfect Android girlfriend Leslie. Except for one thing, she keeps breaking up with him. The Manhattan Repertory Theatre - April 2017

Awards won for I Got You, Babe.:  
Best Short Play10x10xIninity  Short Play Festival 2018

 Spring 2017 Attended the Dramatist Guilds  Institute 

The Architecture of Plays with Gary Garrison
Writing Workshop with  Andrea Lepcio

Summer of 2017 The Kenyon Playwrights   Conference 
Master Classes:
Steven Deitz, Diana Nneka Atuona, and Philip Dawkins
Faculty & Speakers
Emily Penick. Jill Rafson, Max Webster, Wendy MacLeod, Ben Viccellio, Christian Parker.
Elizabeth Carlson-Guerin, Donna Hoke, Gregg Wiggans.

 ​  ​​Mr. Mariani was born in Baltimore Maryland, and lived his youth for brief periods of time in Frederick, Maryland, Bay Village, Ohio, before moving to North Little Rock, Arkansas at the age of eleven to live out his formable years. 
At the University of the Ozarks under the Guidance of Dr. Patrick Farmer, he produced and directed a production of Elmer Rice’s, The Adding Machine, Which won him awards at the American Collage Theatre Festival.  This notoriety helped him gain entry into the California Institute of the Arts, Directing for Theatre Video and Cinema program, run by Alexander Mackendrick.   Where he also studied film editing under the great Alfred Hitchcock and John Huston, Editor Rudi Fehr.
After CalArts, Anthony spent the 90’s working in Hollywood, first as a production assistant on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” He then moves on to work as a 1st Assistant director on numerous independent films, commercials and television ID’s.  He has worked for FOX, CBS, TBS (Dinner & Movie). The Discovery Channel, The History Channel, Direct TV, Action Channel, Viastat- Netherlands’ channel 3, Home and Leisure Channel, Disney, Comedy Central, Kurtz and Friends, Simon Tse Productions, Tony Kay Productions, Palomar Pictures – Jewel Hands Video & Spearhead “Positive” Nu Pictures- Kabel One, Franklin & Watermen. T. Entertainment, Propaganda Films, Neo Films, HBO Films, Warner Bros, and Dreamworks – “The Love Letter”.

Anthony L. Mariani